Designed by architect Charles Garnier, and a brilliant example of Second Empire architecture. Daily visits on your own,10 am-4:30 pm (adults 10€, students and under 25, free) information: 08 92 89 90 90. Guided tours in English daily at 11:30 am and 2:30 pm Jul-Aug and school holidays; rest of year W, Sa and Su, same times (14€). Daily 10 am-5 pm, 10€. For additional information on guided tours call 08.25.05.44.05.