Marie Curie, first woman at the Panthéon

This fall 2017, the Panthéon celebrates Marie Curie’s career, a female scientist buried at the Panthéon, through a temporary exhibition. A few meters from the scientist’s vault, scientific tools, original documents and belongings tell the impressive story of this woman who changed the world. To be visited from November 8, 2017 to March 4, 2018!

Running from November 8, 2017 to March 4, 2018, the new exhibition “Marie Curie, first woman at the Panthéon” allows the National Monument to return on the life of the twice Nobel Prize winner through five chapters. Born in November 7, 1867, Marie Curie became the first woman at the Panthéon in 1995.

Head of the National Monuments Center Philippe Bélaval explains: “Celebrating Marie Curie’s memory within the Panthéon was obvious. Monument honoring the collective memory of the Great Men, it’s a venue particularly symbolical for Marie Curie – the first woman to make it. Through her, we see the women who work for research and science and who must feel honores”.

Impressive archives, scientific tools, original documents and Maris Curie’s belongings reveal the steps which lead Marie Curie to the Panthéon, from her two Nobel Prizes to the opening of her Institut du Radium (now the Institut Curie), without forgetting the meeting with her husband skilled specialist in magnetism.

Practical information:
Marie Curie, a woman at the Panthéon

From November 8, 2017 to March 4, 2018
Opening hours: every day from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Rates: €9, free admission for people under 26 and member of the European Union

Elodie D.
Last updated on 18 July 2017

Practical information

Opening Time
From 8 November 2017 to 4 March 2018



    13, Rue Victor Cousin
    75005 Paris 5

    -26 ans, handicapé, RSA: Free
    tarif réduit: 7 €
    tarif plein: 9 €

    Recommended age
    From 6 to 200 years old

    Average duration
    2 h

    Official website

    More information
    Horaires : 10h-18h tous les jours

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