Following the government announcements, the Institut Suédois is currently closed to the public. As we wait to reopen, please enjoy our on-line programme and the Café Suédois continues to offer food and drinks to take away! We hope to see you very soon!
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In 2017, the Institut Suédois undertook a major refurbishment programme designed to improve public access to the historic building.

Several areas now have wheelchair access

The following areas are accessible via the entrance at 11 rue Payenne:

  • The reception area
  • Disabled toilet facilities
  • Temporary exhibition room #1
  • The Café Suédois and outside seating area
  • The courtyard with temporary cultural events

The following areas are accessible via the entrance at 10 rue Elzévir:

  • Temporary exhibition room #2
  • The garden and its sculptures
  • The auditorium

Pushchairs are welcome in the temporary exhibition rooms whenever the exhibition layout allows. For your convenience, it is possible to park the push chair in the courtyard.

Visitors with impaired sight

For sight impaired visitors there are tools available. We will soon be posting more detailed information. In the meantime, please ask at reception for more information.