Public dans le parc du LaM devant la sculpture Between Fiction and Fact de Richard Deacon

Useful information

Opening times, rates and access – find all the useful information to prepare your visit properly!

Opening times & access

Times, days open and closed, access – in fact, everything you need to facilitate your visit!

The museum will be exceptionally closed on Friday 30 September 2022 to host the Eurocities forum ! 

From July 5 to December 10, 2022, a large part
of the permanent galleries are not accessible.
The masterpieces of the modern art collection nevertheless remain visible until
November 20, 2022 in three galleries. We apologize for the inconvenience
and thank you in advance for your understanding.
Between May 29 and September 18, 2022, if you plan to travel to the museum on Sunday afternoon by public transport,
we invite you to take line 2 of the metro, line 1 being interrupted
every Sunday from 2 p.m. during this period.

Opening times

We’re open Tuesday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.*

We’re closed on Mondays

Closed on 1 January, 1 May and 25 December

*Special times for groups: consult the “Group Visits” page.
Last admissions 1 hour before closing.
Access to the Museum is subject to conditions for persons accompanied by very young children: only umbrella strollers are accepted. Shooting-sticks are available from the ticket office, as are wheelchairs (upon reservation). We also draw your attention to the fact that lockers are available if you wish to deposit any heavy items before you start your round of the galleries (€1 or €2 coins, returned when you leave).

The museum has an active policy of access for all audiences, and in particular disabled or remote audiences.

Coming by car

Prendre l'autoroute Paris-Gand (A1/A22/N227)
Sortie 5 ou 6 Flers / Château / Musée d’art moderne

Coming by public transportation

Ilevia - MEL transports

Métro ligne 1 - Station Pont de Bois
+ Bus Liane 6, direction Villeneuve d'Ascq Contrescarpe
ou Bus ligne 32, direction Wasquehal Jean-Paul Sartre
Arrêt L.A.M.


Métro ligne 2 - Station Fort de Mons
+ Bus Liane 6, direction Villeneuve d'Ascq Contrescarpe
Arrêt L.A.M.


Métro ligne 2 - Station Jean Jaurès
+ Bus ligne 32, direction Villeneuve d'Ascq Hôtel de Ville
Arrêt L.A.M.



Coming by cycling

Un parking à vélo vous est proposé à l'entrée du parc du musée

La carte « La MEL à Vélo », édition 2017-2018, vous informe sur les aménagements cyclables, stations V'lille, itinéraires conseillés... Élément indispensable à mettre dans toutes les sacoches, elle réunit l'ensemble des informations dont vous pouvez avez besoin lors de votre trajet en vélo

Coming by foot

L'entrée principale du LaM est située en contrebas du parking P8, à proximité immédiate du rond-point situé au bout de l'allée du Musée


Deux parkings publics (non surveillés) sont disponibles pour garer vos véhicules :


- le parking P7 (dit Des moulins, véhicules de + de 1,8 m)


- le parking P8 (hauteur maxi : 1,8 m), à proximité immédiate de l'entrée principale du musée, mais de moindre capacité que le P7


Pour les bus, un dépose-minute est situé sur l'avenue de Canteleu

Disabled access

Les emplacements de parking réservés P.M.R. se situent juste avant le rond-point de l’allée du Musée, face au pavillon d’entrée du LaM

Le parc du LaM
The park

The sculpture park is open to visitors from Tuesday to Sunday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

La bibliothèque du LaM
The Library

The Dominique Bozo Research Library is open Tuesday to Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and upon appointment in the mornings (except in August and on public holidays).

Le Café du LaM
The Café du LaM

Come and relax or have lunch on the Café du LaM terrace during Museum opening hours.

La librairie-boutique du LaM
The Gift and Bookshop

Browse through the wide selection of art books and unusual gift ideas on sale at the Gift and Bookshop from Tuesday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.