Long Ascension weekend: museums and monuments open on public holiday Thursday May 26, in Paris

Published by Cécile D., My B. · Photos by My B. · Published on 24 May 2022 at 07h46
Another public holiday in France, another occasion to enjoy beautiful museums and monuments near you: this Thursday May 26, 2022 is the Ascension. But which cultural places open on this public holiday? Keep reading!

This last week of May is likely to be much shorter than the others – or at least many lucky people will get to spend less time at the office and more time in museums! This Thursday May 26, 2022 is Holy Thursday. In other words, this is a public holiday! And some people even get another day off: if you do not work on Friday, you will get a long weekend, perfect to have fun and relax.

This these extra days of rest, you get more free time to get out and discover events currently running. And when seeing at the program of museums in Paris and Île-de-France, we already know how we will be busy on this long Ascension weekend!

On the condition museums are open on this public holiday, of course. To find out, have a look at the list of cultural places closing on May 26.

Museums and monuments closed on Holy Thursday May 26, 2022:

Good news then, this Thursday and all along this long weekend, almost all museums and monuments are open! So, where are we going? What are we doing? It is up to you: multiple exhibitions and outings are available. Need some help? Have a look at our selection.

Current exhibitions:

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Monuments to see:

Photos : Château de ChevernyPhotos : Château de ChevernyPhotos : Château de ChevernyPhotos : Château de Cheverny The Château de Cheverny, its treasures and 6 gardens to discover
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La Mosquée de Paris et son jardin en fleursLa Mosquée de Paris et son jardin en fleursLa Mosquée de Paris et son jardin en fleursLa Mosquée de Paris et son jardin en fleurs Arabo-Muslim heritage and locations in Paris
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It has it all to keep you busy on Ascension weekend. What are we starting with?

 

Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
From 26 May 2022 to 29 May 2022

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    Paris
    75 Paris

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