After closing for months over the coronavirus crisis, the Arab World Institute – or Institut du Monde Arabe – ultimately reopens from July 1, 2020 to art and history lovers and visitors. A very awaited reopening offering tours of the museum’s permanent collections, as well as the bookstore – famous throughout Europe – and the unobstructed views on Paris from the panoramic terrace.
As for health requirements, everything has been planned to make sure you will stay safe and health: online booking (even if it is free), mandatory facemasks from 11 years old, social distancing, marks on the floor, hand sanitizer… All it needs to make sure you have a good time improving your knowledge with your family or friends safely. Yet, note the access to the panoramic terrace is limited to 50 people at the same time, by booking, the access to the bookstore is limited to 30 people with a traffic direction, and the access to the lift is limited to two.
And here is the program for the reopening:
As part of the “L’été apprenant et culturel” launched by the government, the Arab World Institute offers you all summer many guided tours for everyone, as well as many workshops such as clay engraving, entertainments focusing on writing and calligraphy, the art of illumination, as well as music workshops. A summer during which you can meet artists the museum welcomes for free putting the premises to their services.
After the giant rap, raï, R&B karaoke organized for World Music Day, many art performances await on the parvis of the museum. Entertainments will be unveiled little by little.
Dates and Opening Time
Starts 1 July 2020
Institut du Monde Arabe
1, rue des Fossés-Saint-Bernard
75005 Paris 5
ligne 7, ligne 10
Tarif réduit: 6 €
Plein tarif: 8 €
Ouvert du mardi au dimanche de 13h à 18h.
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