Exhibition at the Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie ? Until January 22, 2022
  • WE LOVE Jean the fascinating exhibition on a cult object, an everyday object, worn by all
  • AGE for all, from 9 years old
  • DATES until January 22, 2022
  • TOUR TIME : estimated at 45 minutes
  • PLACE Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie (Paris 19e)
exhibition Jean at the cité des Sciences

Jean, the exhibition that celebrates the jean in all its forms

  • A exciting history of the Jean at the Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie
  • Cult object, it is today the most worn garment in the world. More than 70 jeans are sold per second in the world...
  • Originally blue work clothes (since the end of the 19th century), then popularized by the cinema in the 1950s, it is now essential
  • In a setting reminiscent of a large industrial sewing workshop and through six thematic areasgames, immersive films, manipulations and multimedia devices allow you to explore the other side of the jean
  • Jean's exhibition gives a lot of space to fashionwith a large connected workshop that allows you to see the models of the great fashion designers and also to transform yourself into a model walking down a catwalk
  • But the exhibition is held at the Cité des Sciences et the technical dimension of the manufacture of jeans is analyzed here to see how to achieve an eco-responsible jean. How to make jeans in quantity, in quality, at an affordable cost, while respecting the environment?

a teenager in jeans

The other exhibitions of the moment at the Cité des Sciences and the Grande Halle de la Villette :

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Napoleon, the exhibition

  • Exhibition event of the new cultural year
  • For all from 8 years old
  • Great Hall of the Villette (Paris 19th)
  • Reservation required

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Contrasts, the exhibition for the little ones

  • the exhibition that invites children to explore the world of contrasts and opposites
  • For 2 / 7 year olds
  • At the Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie (19th)

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  • The immersive exhibition, amazingly realistic
  • Reservation required
  • Ideal from 12 years old
  • At the Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie

Practical information

See schedule details
  • Open Tuesday to Saturday from 10am to 6pm and Sunday from 10am to 7pm
  • Weekly closing on Mondays
  • Closed on January 1st, May 1st and December 25th

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