Practical information

Here you'll find all the practical information you need to prepare your visit to the villa Cavrois!

Vue aérienne villa, parc et miroir d'eau

Opening hours

January 2 to December 31 
10am - 6pm
Closed Mondays

Last access to the monument 45 min before closing time.
Evacuation 15 min before closing time.

Due to the festive season, exceptional early closure on Sunday December 24 and 31 from 5pm to 6pm.
Last entry at 4.15pm. Clearance at 4:45pm.
We apologize for any inconvenience caused.

Annual closures
January1, May1 and December 25.


The ticket gives you access to the entire monument and its grounds.

Ticket office

For individuals


Individual ticket

9,50 €

Special rate (partnerships)

7,50 €
  • Louvre-Lens card (preferential rate for Louvre-Lens exhibitions on presentation of full-price Villa Cavrois ticket)
  • Friends of the Louvre card
  • CEZAM card, VMF card, CRM Services loyalty card

Twin tickets

Twin tickets can only be purchased at the ticket office.

  • La Piscine Museum
16,50 €
  • La Manuf
10,50 €

Free admission

On the first Sunday of the month (January, February, March, November), admission to the Villa Cavrois is free for all.

  • Under 18s
  • 18-25 years (European Union nationals and regular non-European residents in France)
  • Disabled person and accompanying adult
  • Jobseekers (on presentation of a certificate less than 6 months old)
  • Valid Education Pass


Visitors eligible for free admission

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For groups

Groups of 8 or more must reserve a guided or self-guided tour slot with the relevant reservation department. Otherwise, access will be refused.


Group rates

From 20 paying adults
Any person coming with a tourism professional with no minimum number of participants

7,50 €


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Payment method

  • cash
  • credit cards
  • check
  • Culture check
  • chèque-vacances (ANCV) (admission fees only)
  • cheque Lire (store only)
  • mandat administratif & Pass culture (group bookings)

Access and transport

Villa Cavrois

60 avenue John Fitzgerald Kennedy
59710 Croix

The villa Cavrois is located in the commune of Croix, in the heart of the European metropolis of Lille.

By car

  • From Paris, follow A1, N227 to Villeneuve-d'Ascq then M64
  • From Brussels, follow E17 then E40

Limited parking capacity around the Villa. 
Please respect authorized parking spaces.

By bike

A few parking spaces are available outside the Villa Cavrois grounds.

By public transport

  • Tramway R, Villa Cavrois stop, then 15 min walk
  • Metro Line 2, Croix Centre stop, 25 min walk

Services and visiting conditions

Visitor documentation available: in French, English, Dutch, German. The tour lasts an average of 1 hour.

  • No flash photography allowed in the villa
  • No tripods or bulky professional equipment may be used without prior permission from the monument.
  • Dogs are not allowed in the park or the villa; only guide dogs are allowed.
  • Strollers are not allowed in the villa; they must be left in front of the main entrance, under the awning inside the park.
  • Suitcases not allowed


Find out more about our services and facilities for disabled visitors.

Consult the dedicated page

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