Museums Night 2019: Murder Party at the Domaine de Sceaux (92)

Published by Elodie D. · Published on 2 May 2019 at 16h16 · Updated on 2 May 2019 at 16h33
This Saturday May 18, 2019, Museums Night 2019 will be all fun at the Domaine de Sceaux. A murder party, a tour of the Pavillon de l'Aurore and the Dessiner un jardin exhibition, the whole for free, it's time to make the best of it!

On Museums night 2019, come and rediscover the Domaine de Sceaux with a Murder Party and a visit of the Pavillon de l'Aurore.

The Domaine de Sceaux includes a Château, an Orangerie, a Pavillon de l'Aurore, a Petit Château and Stables. Inside the château, a museum focusing on the Parisian region and the story of the estate since the 17th century thanks to a wonderful collection of paintings, sculptures, drawings, sketchings, furniture, manuscripts, books, photographs, maps and posters!

All around, 180 hectares designed by genius the Sun King's gardener André Le Nôtre filled with alleys, perspectives and bodies of water.

On the menu of Museums Night 2019 at the Domaine de Sceaux:

  • "Murder Party" at the Trévise's
    Take part in a life-size investigation. After looking at the murder scene, you'll have to question witnesses, find clues, analyze historical facts in the park and the Orangerie (by booking caling +33 1 41 87 29 71 or emailing resa.museedomainesceaux@hauts-de-seine.fr)

  • Free tour of the Dessiner un jardin exhibition
  • Tour of the Pavillon de l'Aurore
    The Pavillon de l'Aurore is a garden detached house. It used to be the setting of a remarkable picture composition by King Louis XIV's first painter Charles Le Brun inspired by the crack of dawn. This famous cupola, created before the splendid decors of Versailles, towers over a rotunda lounge flanked by two quadrangular cabinets.

For even more ideas, check our following articles:
Museums Night 2019 in Ile de France:

You don't know where to start and it's too hard to choose? Have a look at our special guides: 

Practical information

Opening Time
On 18 May 2019
From 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.

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    Location


    92330 Sceaux

    Prices
    Free

    Recommended age
    For all

    Official website
    domaine-de-sceaux.hauts-de-seine.fr

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