Museums Night 2019: Châteaux and monuments to visit

Museums Night is back on this Saturday May 18, 2019. In Paris and in Île-de-France, several institutions open their doors until late in the evening to offer unique and unusual activities… National châteaux and monuments also open their spectacular doors to welcome you for free: follow the guide!

This Saturday May 18, 2019, not less than 3,000 French museums took part in European Museums Night and over 2 million visitors answered the call to visit the collections for free.

For museum regulars as well as historic monument enthusiasts, Museums Night also offers the perfect opportunity to visit historical places. To help you make the right call, here is our selection among the most beautiful châteaux and monuments in Île-de-France!

Top ten châteaux and monuments to visit on Museums Night 2019:
(regularly updated)

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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.

Musée Louvre Nuit | usée du Louvre © Paris Tourist Office - Photographe : Marc Bertrand - Architecte : Ieoh Ming Peï  Marc BertrandMusée Louvre Nuit | usée du Louvre © Paris Tourist Office - Photographe : Marc Bertrand - Architecte : Ieoh Ming Peï  Marc BertrandMusée Louvre Nuit | usée du Louvre © Paris Tourist Office - Photographe : Marc Bertrand - Architecte : Ieoh Ming Peï  Marc BertrandMusée Louvre Nuit | usée du Louvre © Paris Tourist Office - Photographe : Marc Bertrand - Architecte : Ieoh Ming Peï  Marc Bertrand Museums Night 2019 at the Louvre
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!

Jeu de piste gratuit au Musée d'OrsayJeu de piste gratuit au Musée d'OrsayJeu de piste gratuit au Musée d'OrsayJeu de piste gratuit au Musée d'Orsay Museums Night 2019 at the Musée d’Orsay
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

Nuit des Musées 2018 aux Grandes Ecuries du Domaine de ChantillyNuit des Musées 2018 aux Grandes Ecuries du Domaine de ChantillyNuit des Musées 2018 aux Grandes Ecuries du Domaine de ChantillyNuit des Musées 2018 aux Grandes Ecuries du Domaine de Chantilly Museum Night 2019 at Chantilly’s Great Stables
On the occasion of Museum Night, Chantilly’s Great Stables exceptionally open their doors on May 18, 2019 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. for several tours and animations around the equestrian world.

Nuit des Musée 2018 au Château de Brie-Comte-RobertNuit des Musée 2018 au Château de Brie-Comte-RobertNuit des Musée 2018 au Château de Brie-Comte-RobertNuit des Musée 2018 au Château de Brie-Comte-RobertMuseums Night 2019 at the Château de Brie-Comte-robert (77)
The Château de Brie-Comte-Robert takes part in Museums Night on May 18, 2019. Escape room, tour, entertainments will be free!

Nuit des Musées 2017 au château d'EcouenNuit des Musées 2017 au château d'EcouenNuit des Musées 2017 au château d'EcouenNuit des Musées 2017 au château d'Ecouen Museums Night 2019 at the Château d’Ecouen (95)
The Château d’Ecouen housing the Musée de la Renaissance takes part in Museums Night on this Saturday May 18, 2019. Here’s the occasion to discover the château and its collections.

Nuit des musées au château de DourdanNuit des musées au château de DourdanNuit des musées au château de DourdanNuit des musées au château de Dourdan Museums Night 2019 at the Château de Dourdan (91)
On Museums Night held on Saturday May 18, 2019, the Dourdan castle and museum opens its doors for free from 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. This is the opportunity to visit the place with staged tours in costumes!

Nuit des Musées 2016 au Château de Champs-sur-MarneNuit des Musées 2016 au Château de Champs-sur-MarneNuit des Musées 2016 au Château de Champs-sur-MarneNuit des Musées 2016 au Château de Champs-sur-Marne Museums Night 2019 at the Domaine National de Champs-sur-Marne (94)
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: 

Elodie D.
Last updated on 16 May 2019

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Opening Time
On 18 May 2019

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    1er Arrondissement
    75001 Paris 1

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    Free

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