Saturday, May 18, 2024 from 6 p.m.
To discover museums and exhibitions in an original and fun way
- FREE -

The night of the museums, an exceptional, enriching and free evening

  • many museums are open much of the night
  • we can see collections usually closed to the public
  • most permanent collections and exhibitions are free for all
  • some museums organize activities especially for children and families

Our special selection for young visitors during Museum Night 2024

At the Bourse de Commerce Pinault Collection (in the 1st)

  • From 7pm to midnight at the Bourse du Commerce - Pinault collection
  • Free access to the exhibitions and the building
  • 7pm / 7:15pm / 7:30pm, Family visit : "What a circus!" (free access, no reservation required, subject to availability) (6-12 years)

At the Musée en Herbe (in the 1st)

At the Museum of Jewish Art and History (in the 3rd district)

  • 6 to 10 p.m. - self-guided tours and games booklets, family kit
  • At 6 p.m. for children: musical family tour. Duration 1 hour
  • For older children: At 7.15pm, 8.15pm and 9.15pm: three night-time tours on the theme of " Radiographie d'un musée, spoliations et restitutions ". Duration: 1 hour.

At the house of Victor Hugo (in the 4th)

  • Visit the "Victor Hugo s'escrime" exhibition and the The House of Victor Hugo
  • "PHRASES d'ARME": Performance with Alexandra Riss, artist; Richard Roblin, epee fencing master and technical director; and fencers from La Cité internationale universitaire de Paris.
  • From 7pm to 11pm (last entry at 10:30pm)
  • Ideal with pre-teens and teens

At the Curie Museum (in the 5th district)

  • From 6pm to 11pm
  • Free admission
  • 6pm-11pm exclusive screenings excerpts from Joliot-Curie family films
  • 8:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Exhibition "Avec les Joliot-Curie, c'était physique!", a unique and entertaining torchlight tour (Reservation required).
  • Open to all, + 7 years old at Curie Museum

At the Monnaie de Paris (in the 6th district)

  • From 6pm to midnight
  • 19h- Animation engraving demonstration from 7pm
  • 19h Flash visit: "Par ici la médaille olympique" and "Les savoir-faire et métier d'art au service du sport".
  • from 10pm - Architectural torchlight tours and exhibition visits "Insert coin
  • No reservation required, subject to availability at Musée de la Monnaie de Paris

Musée du quai Branly -Jacques Chirac(in the 7th arrondissement)

  • 6:00 pm to 11:59 pm (last entry 11:15 pm)
  • Continuous staggered tours of the collections (15 min)
  • 7-11pm - storytelling on the roof terrace
  • Photocall (in the hall) - strike a pose and leave with your portrait
  • free activities subject to availability at Quai Branly Museum

At the Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie (in the 19th district)

  • You can discover the latest temporary exhibitions free of charge.Metamorphoses"(+6 years) andPrecious waste"(15 years +)
  • 8-10pm - "Couleurs express" for ages 9 and up
  • 7pm - Storytelling animation "Mr Chips' forest" (5-12 years)
  • 8 p.m. - "Troublant trou noir" at the planetarium
  • Free access from 6 p.m. to midnight Cité des sciences

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News in May in and around Paris

Free exhibitions during the Night of the Museums 2021

  • Ocean, an unusual dive at the Grande Galerie de l'Evolution (free - from 7 pm to midnight)
  • In my skin at the Musée de l'Homme (free - from 7pm to midnight)
  • Cabanes at the Cité des Sciences and Industry (free - from 7pm to 1am)
  • microbiota at the Cité des Sciences and Industry (free - from 7pm to 1am)
  • Body and Sport at the Cité des Sciences and Industry (free - from 7pm to 1am)
  • High Speed Railway at the Cité des Sciences and Industry (free - from 7pm to 1am)
  • Poison at the Palais de la Découverte (free - from 7pm to 1am)
  • Is it an illusion? at the Palais de la Découverte (free - from 7pm to 1am)
  • Helena Rubinstein at the Museum of Jewish Art and History (free - from 6pm to midnight)

At the Air and Space Museum - Le Bourget - from 6pm to 11pm

  • Free admission
  • Space conquest with flashlightA visit where only the glow of a flashlight will allow you to be guided in this immensity and discover the conquest of space.
  • Treasure hunts : 3 scenari according to the ages
  • Sun and Mars observation with telescopes

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