Museums and monuments open on Easter Monday 2019 in Paris

Published by Elodie D. · Published on 15 April 2019 at 14h45 · Updated on 30 April 2019 at 18h42
Feel like enjoying Easter Monday 2019? Many museums and monuments remain open in Paris to make us enjoy their beautiful and often coveted exhibitions.

On Easter Monday, April 22, 2019, the following monuments and museums will remain open and let you enjoy temporary or permanent exhibitions. Beware, the Musée d’Art Moderne, Musée Carnavalet, and Petit Palais are closed on this public holiday!

Monuments, gardens and Châteaux open on April 22, 2019:

Visuel Paris, Tour EiffelVisuel Paris, Tour EiffelVisuel Paris, Tour EiffelVisuel Paris, Tour EiffelEiffel Tower: 9:30 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Built for the World Fair 1889, the Eiffel tower was said to be dismantled in 1909, but the scientific experiments made possible because of its height saved it. On the 2d floor, the view is a must, you will discover the impressive panorama of Paris monuments (for Parisians, it’s a lovely reminding session but a fascinating discovery of the city for tourists).

Visuel Paris Notre DameVisuel Paris Notre DameVisuel Paris Notre DameVisuel Paris Notre DameNotre Dame: 8 a.m. – 6:45 p.m.
With its 13 million visitors a year, the Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral is one of the must in Paris. A cult place as much as a monument and a witness of Paris history since the beginning of its construction.

Monument Jeu d'Enfant 2018 au Domaine National de Saint-CloudMonument Jeu d'Enfant 2018 au Domaine National de Saint-CloudMonument Jeu d'Enfant 2018 au Domaine National de Saint-CloudMonument Jeu d'Enfant 2018 au Domaine National de Saint-CloudDomaine de Saint-Cloud: 7:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.:
museum from 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. 
The hydraulic system enlivens the gardens with a temporary entertainment, that you will discover throughout a walk. All along the walk, the water goes from pools to fountain to spring out 30-m away at the Grand Jet before finishing its race in the whirling pool of the Grande Cascade, the highlight of the show.

Les Grandes Eaux Musicales 2018 au Château de VersaillesLes Grandes Eaux Musicales 2018 au Château de VersaillesLes Grandes Eaux Musicales 2018 au Château de VersaillesLes Grandes Eaux Musicales 2018 au Château de VersaillesGardens of Versailles: 8 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
The Palace of Versailles and its royal gardens delight visitors for 350 years. Come along and discover a new season of walks around the groves and the fountains of the estate, in addition to the visit of the Royal palace. The Fountains Shows, the Music Gardens, the Night Fountain Shows and the Royal Serenade expect you. Listening to the music, 55 fountains scattered across the 850 hectares of the Versailles gardens feature an incredible show inherited from the Sun Century every weekend!

Noël au Château de Vaux le Vicomte 2018Noël au Château de Vaux le Vicomte 2018Noël au Château de Vaux le Vicomte 2018Noël au Château de Vaux le Vicomte 2018Vaux-le-Vicomte Château: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
The Vaux-le-Vicomte Chateau is one of the most beautiful castles from the 17th century, Nicolas Fouquet’s work, Louis XIV’s finance superintendent. This castle inspired the construction of the Palace of Versailles!

Pâques au Château de BreteuilPâques au Château de BreteuilPâques au Château de BreteuilPâques au Château de BreteuilChâteau de Breteuil: 11:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Discover the history of the Château de Breteuil and its fantastic furniture thanks to the guided tours held all day long. In the afternoon, the castle story-tellers make you travel through Charles Perrault’s tales: Donkeyskin, Little Red Riding Hood, Puss in Boots…

Les vacances de février 2019 au Parc Zoologique de Paris VincennesLes vacances de février 2019 au Parc Zoologique de Paris VincennesLes vacances de février 2019 au Parc Zoologique de Paris VincennesLes vacances de février 2019 au Parc Zoologique de Paris VincennesParc Zoologique de Paris: 9:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
The Parc Zoologique de Paris welcomes the Printemps des Explorateurs program from April 7 to May 6, 2018. Focused on local biodiversity, many events are planned: exploration game, conferences, exploring workshops and discovery days await. To do with your family and friends.

L'Aquarium de Paris ouvre son MédusariumL'Aquarium de Paris ouvre son MédusariumL'Aquarium de Paris ouvre son MédusariumL'Aquarium de Paris ouvre son MédusariumL’Aquarium de Paris: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
L’Aquarium de Paris is a 3,500-sqm tour in the heart of Paris with over 10,000 fishes and invertebrates, including 2,500 jellyfishes and 450 corals living in 50 pools suited to their way of life.

Museums open on April 22, 2019:

Toutânkhamon à la Grande Halle de la Villette : nos photosToutânkhamon à la Grande Halle de la Villette : nos photosToutânkhamon à la Grande Halle de la Villette : nos photosToutânkhamon à la Grande Halle de la Villette : nos photosKing Tut: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh at the Grande Halle de la Villette: 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m.
An exhibition devoted to Tutankhamun in Paris? From March 23, to September 15, 2019, head to La Villette for a major display of the treasures of the Pharaoh in conjunction with the Grand Egyptian Museum.

Exposition Van Gogh à l'Atelier des Lumières, les photosExposition Van Gogh à l'Atelier des Lumières, les photosExposition Van Gogh à l'Atelier des Lumières, les photosExposition Van Gogh à l'Atelier des Lumières, les photosVan Gogh, La Nuit Etoilée: the experience at Paris Atelier des Lumières: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
From February 22 to December 31, 2019 Paris Atelier des Lumières takes us to a new immersive exhibition focusing on Van Gogh’s universe. For 35 minutes, we roam around Van Gogh’s most beautiful paintings, rediscovering this poorly received genius back in the days. His story, his brushstroke and his evolution are unveiled.

Exposition Vasarely Centre Pompidou, nos photosExposition Vasarely Centre Pompidou, nos photosExposition Vasarely Centre Pompidou, nos photosExposition Vasarely Centre Pompidou, nos photosCentre Pompidou: 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
Centre Pompidou houses the Musée National d'Art Moderne and has been offering for over 40 years new contemporary works in a smoother and more accessible tour. Dubuffet's Jardin d'Hiver, Daniel Burren's linear works and Bertrand Lavier's works, we love this new display. Moreover, we can enjoy the exhibition dedicated to Vasarely and Mutation/Création 3.

Visuel Paris Musée du LouvreVisuel Paris Musée du LouvreVisuel Paris Musée du LouvreVisuel Paris Musée du LouvreThe Louvre: 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Genuine icon of culture in Paris, this palace is a must-see that we'll never be able to visit as a whole. In addition to large formats and the most famous small painting (Mona Lisa), the Louvre has to be visited for its architecture, for the Medieval Louvre to the Louvre by I.M. Peï (the architect of the Pyramid) and for its many masterpieces! Currently, the Louvre focuses on chalcography with the "Engraving for the King" exhibition.

Visuel Paris Grand PalaisVisuel Paris Grand PalaisVisuel Paris Grand PalaisVisuel Paris Grand PalaisGrand palais: 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Architectural gem from the World's Fair 1900, the Grand Palais often houses temporary exhibitions since it has no permanent collection displayed. Currently, the Grand Palais displays two exhibitions, one about the Moon and its interpretation by artists and the other about Soviet art, Rouge.

Les Nymphéas et artistes abstraits au Musée de l'OrangerieLes Nymphéas et artistes abstraits au Musée de l'OrangerieLes Nymphéas et artistes abstraits au Musée de l'OrangerieLes Nymphéas et artistes abstraits au Musée de l'OrangerieMusée de l'Orangerie: 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Set in the heart of the Jardin des Tuileries, the Musée de l'Orangerie is known for the Water Lilies and Jean Walter's and Paul Guillaume's private collections! Currently, the Musée de l'Orangerie devotes an exhibition to the Adventure of the Blue Rider, a rather unknown art movement launched in 1910 by Kandinsky, Franz Marc and August Macke!

Nuit des musées 2017 à la Cité de l'Architecture et du PatrimoineNuit des musées 2017 à la Cité de l'Architecture et du PatrimoineNuit des musées 2017 à la Cité de l'Architecture et du PatrimoineNuit des musées 2017 à la Cité de l'Architecture et du PatrimoineCité de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Vestige of the Art Déco style in Paris, the Cité Chaillot provides about 22,000-sqm dedicated to French and World Heritage, divided into three parts, the collection of the Cité de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine houses entire part of buildings of any time, sometimes scale models, sometimes recreations and even photographs of various cities from the past century.

La Collection Bührle au Musée Maillol, les photos !La Collection Bührle au Musée Maillol, les photos !La Collection Bührle au Musée Maillol, les photos !La Collection Bührle au Musée Maillol, les photos !Musée Maillol: 10:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
The Collection Emil Bührle is displayed at Paris Musée Maillol.Delacroix, Manet, Degas, Renoir, Monet, Cézanne, Gauguin, Van Gogh, Modigliani, Picasso… They all expect you from March 20 to July 21, 2019, come and discover their works.

Hammershøi, le maître de la peinture danoise au Musée Jacquemart-AndréHammershøi, le maître de la peinture danoise au Musée Jacquemart-AndréHammershøi, le maître de la peinture danoise au Musée Jacquemart-AndréHammershøi, le maître de la peinture danoise au Musée Jacquemart-AndréMusée Jacquemart-André: 10 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
In this beautiful private mansion purchased by Edouard André for his wife Nélie Jacquemart, we find the beautiful collection of art passionate, as well as their living place, left as it used to be, including the reception rooms, the music room and the dining room.
Musée Jacquemart-André is currently displaying a great retrospective about Vilhelm Hammershoi, the master of Danish painting, running from March 14 to July 22, 2019.

Nouvel Espace DaliNouvel Espace DaliNouvel Espace DaliNouvel Espace DaliEspace Dali Paris: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Confidential museum in Paris, Espace Dali has been welcoming the greatest private collection of Salvador Dali's work for 25 years, a new offer thought to revitalize the museum.

Monstres, Mangas et Murakami au Musée en HerbeMonstres, Mangas et Murakami au Musée en HerbeMonstres, Mangas et Murakami au Musée en HerbeMonstres, Mangas et Murakami au Musée en HerbeMusée en Herbe: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Musée en Herbe, known for introducing children to art, has a new exhibition focusing on artist Takashi Murakami and his group, the Kaikai Kiki, an exhibition called Monstres, Mangas et Murakami.

Le Musée Grévin, nouvelle génération - les photosLe Musée Grévin, nouvelle génération - les photosLe Musée Grévin, nouvelle génération - les photosLe Musée Grévin, nouvelle génération - les photosMusée Grévin: 9:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Created in 1882 by journalist Arthur Meyer, Musée Grévin is now one of the most visited places in the French capital! The year 2018 marks 135 years of existence so, to pay it tribute, go to discover or rediscover its greatest was figures!

Don't hesitate to have a look at our traditional Easter egg hunts guide, some take place in the gardens of these monuments, such as Vaux-le-Vicomte.

Photo Julien Pépy

Practical information

Opening Time
On 22 April 2019

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    1er Arrondissement
    75001 Paris 1

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