European Museum Night in Paris 2019, top 10 ideas

Published by Elodie D. · Published on 18 May 2019 at 08h18
On May 18, 2019, European Museum Night is back. In Paris and in Île-de-France, many institutions are open until late in the evening to offer you unique and unprecedented activities... The program is wide, so here is a list of tips and good ideas so that you can make the best of this night. Follow the guide!

Not less than 3,000 French museums took part in European Museum Night in 2018 and we must say the choice is wide! This year, thousands of activities are organized in the participating museums (concerts, guided tours, screenings, performances...). To help you making the right call, here is our selection among the capital’s main museums:

Museum Night in Paris TOP 10:

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This Saturday May 18, 2019, the Louvre takes part in Museums Night 2019 and opens its doors to everyone for a free night in the world's biggest museum!

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The Musée d’Orsay takes part in the Museums Night 2019 on Saturday May 18, 2019 for a night devoted to models, related to the Black Models

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The Fondation Louis Vuitton takes part in Museums Night 2019 on Saturday May 18, from 7 p.m., offering the perfect occasion to visit the current exhibitions for free.

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For Museums Night 2019, run to Paris Grand Palais. On Saturday May 18, 2019 the Moon and Red exhibitions will be free of charge for everyone and on the occasion, dancer Yoann Bourgeois will dance around the hypnotic stairs.

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On Museums Night 2019, the Musée des Arts et Métiers invites you on Saturday May 18, 2019. On the menu: free visit of the museum throughout the night and many demonstrations of incredible inventions and other events. Families and curious people will be absolutely delighted!

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For Museums Night hosted on May 18, 2019, the Hôtel des Invalides and the Musée de l’Armée invite visitors to discover a place full of history. The perfect moment to discover or rediscover Napoleon’s tomb as well as the museum’s permanent collections.

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The Cité des sciences et de l’industrie takes part in Museums Night 2019 on Saturday May 18, 2019 from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. and becomes Grand Central Station for the night (and the weekend). Shows in the planetarium, scale modelling and free exhibitions, enjoy it!

Musée du quai Branly. Vue extérieure du bâtiment Musée et des boîtes scénographiques. Juin 2007. jardin d'été 2011Musée du quai Branly. Vue extérieure du bâtiment Musée et des boîtes scénographiques. Juin 2007. jardin d'été 2011Musée du quai Branly. Vue extérieure du bâtiment Musée et des boîtes scénographiques. Juin 2007. jardin d'été 2011Musée du quai Branly. Vue extérieure du bâtiment Musée et des boîtes scénographiques. Juin 2007. jardin d'été 2011 Museums Night 2019 at Paris Musée du Quai Branly
On Saturday May 18, 2019, Paris Musée du Quai Branly takes part in Museums Night and welcomes children and adults for free from 6 p.m. to midnight. Guided tours of the permanent collections and the current Oceania exhibition are on the menu!

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On Museums Night 2019 taking place this Saturday May 18, 2019, the Palace of Versailles offers us to spend the night in the Royal Chapel, in the King’s Apartments or in the Hall of Mirrors. It also offers us to relive the era at the rhythm of the Manufacture sonore.

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For Museums Night, the Domaine National de Champs-sur-Marne invites you to discover the château and its gardens on Saturday May 18, 2019.

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

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    1er Arrondissement
    75001 Paris 1

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