General terms and conditions for the issuance and use of
the friends of the pompidou centre membership card
Terms and conditions of access
The Friends of the Pompidou Centre membership card is strictly personal. It may not be lent or exchanged. Only holders of valid cards will be able to have free access to the Pompidou Centre spaces (excluding the BPI public information library and the IRCAM music and acoustics research institute). Please note that the Pompidou Centre reserves the right to ask you for additional proof of identity at access checkpoints.
Date of validity
The Friends of the Pompidou Centre membership card is valid for one year according to the following terms:
- Membership subscriptions taken out between 1st June and 31st October: card valid from 1st September to 31st August of the following year
- Membership subscriptions taken out between 1st November and 31st March: card valid from 1st January to 31st December of the current year.
Issue timeline for online subscriptions
The Friends of the Pompidou Centre membership card is printed and sent by post to the member’s home address within a maximum period of 15 days.
The Friends of the Pompidou Centre membership card gives its holder unlimited and priority access throughout the Pompidou Centre (permanent collections and temporary exhibitions) and provides numerous advantages for one year commencing the date membership starts.
Each membership to the Friends of the Pompidou Centre association gives entitlement to tax relief through a receipt drawn up for the net amount of the donation, 66% of which is deductible for private individuals within a limit of 20% of their taxable income, according to Articles 200 and 238bis of the French General Tax Code.
It is possible for a duplicate of your card to be issued (one only per year). This duplicate costs €5.
If your card is stolen, a duplicate will be issued to you free of charge upon presentation of the declaration of theft previously filed by you at a police station.
If you wish to obtain a duplicate of your Friends of the Pompidou Centre membership card, please send us:
- A signed declaration written on a sheet of paper (in the case of loss) or the photocopy of your declaration issued by the police (in the case of theft)
- A cheque for €5 made out to the Amis du Centre Pompidou (only if the card has been lost)
Failure of postal delivery
In the event of non-receipt of the Friends of Centre Pompidou card, the duplicate is issued free of charge up to one month after the date of payment.