Following addresses from President Emmanuel Macron and Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, museums and monuments in Île-de-France are being shut down. Here are the places currently closed.
The Louvre reopens in Paris: ticketing service and health requirements
The Louvre reopens from July 6, 2020 and has just disclosed its new visit requirements. Timeslot booking, marked tours, closed rooms, no audioguide for now, discover what to expect!
Coronavirus: the Musée d’Orsay shuts down until further notice
Due to the Coronavirus epidemic, the Musée d’Orsay has announced it will be closed from Friday March 13, 2020 and until further notice. Note that the museum's exhibition, In the Land of Monsters and James Tissot, are also closed and postponed.
Christian Louboutin exhibition at Paris Palais de la Porte Dorée: L'Exhibition[niste] - reopens and extra time
Displaying a fantastic Christian Louboutin exhibition reopens from June 16, 2020, at the Palais de la Porte Dorée. Moreover, the compelling exhibition enjoys more time and runs until January 4, 2021. - Closed"]
Coronavirus: the Cité des Sciences and the Palais de la Découverte shut down until further notice
Due to the coronavirus pandemic and the ban of public gatherings of over 100 people decreed by the French government, the Cité des Sciences and the Palais de la Découverte are closing starting this Saturday March 14, 2020 and until further notice.
Centre Pompidou reopens
The verdict is here, Centre Pompidou is reopening on July 1, 2020. Covering 75,000sqm and welcoming 3.27 million visitors every year, the cultural monster in Paris is back.
Coronavirus: the Musée de l’Orangerie shuts down until further notice
It’s time for the Musée de l’Orangerie to close indefinitely due to the risks related to coronavirus. The museum suspends all activities until further notice, like many other places.
Coronavirus: the Atelier des Lumières reopens
Paris Atelier des Lumières reopens from May 26, 2020. The first digital art center is back with immersive exhibitions and new health instructions.
Coronavirus: the Arab World Institute shuts down
Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the Arab World Institute has decided to shut down until further notice. The closure follows the announcement made by Emmanuel Macron on March 12th evening and Edouard Philippe on Friday March 13, 2020.
Reopening of the Palace of Versailles
The Palace of Versailles, its museums and gardens expect you again from Saturday June 6, 2020. The park and gardens have undergone a makeover and the historic monument is setting up a protocol to make sure visitors are all safe and healthy.
The Eiffel Tower, the top to reopen soon
In Paris, the Eiffel Tower reopened on June 25, 2020 after closing for several months. First only accessible via stairs, you can now climb up to the 2nd floor riding the lift. We recommend you book tickets early. You can also enjot a 50% off discount from July 1 to August 31 for children. And good news, the top reopens on July 15, 2020.
Paris Musée du Quai Branly reopens
Paris Musée du Quai Branly - Jacques Chirac reopens from June 9, 2020. This is the occasion to discover temporary exhibitions that will enjoyed extra time.
The Musée des Arts Décoratifs reopens
As France keeps on exiting containment, in Paris, the Musée des Arts Décoratifs gradually reopens from June 15, 2020.
Christo and Jeanne-Claude, the exhibition at Centre Pompidou, our pictures
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Centre Pompidou has decided to postponed the exhibition devoted to Christo and Jeanne-Claude to July 1 to October 19, 2020. An exhibition like a tribute to the artist who passed away in May 2020. Discover pictures of the exhibition.
Pompei, the exhibition at the Grand Palais / new dates
The Grand Palais devotes a digital exhibition to the latest excavations conducted in Pompeii and all the works of art discovered then. Postponed because of the coronavirus epidemic, the exhibition is running again from July 1 to September 27, 2020.
Noir et Blanc, the photo exhibition at Paris Grand Palais
The Grand Palais teams up with the Bibliothèque Nationale de France to display “Noir et Blanc: une esthétique de la photographie” [Black and White: a photography aesthetic], an exhibition to discover in the south-eastern part of the Grand Palais from November 12, 2020 to January 4, 2021.
To make sure you are up to date on the situation in Paris: Coronavirus: the situation in Paris and Île de France.