Exhibitions, museums and monuments open on November 1, 2021 in Paris

Published by Cécile D., My B. · Photos by Julie M. · Updated on 2 November 2021 at 14h49 · Published on 31 October 2021 at 12h32
Feel like visiting an exhibition this Monday November 1, 2021 in Paris? Here are museums and monuments in the city opening to the public on this public holiday: make the most of All Saints' Day to discover temporary exhibitions and Fall novelties.

A public holiday is always the perfect day to treat yoruself and enjoy outings available in Paris. For All Saints Day 2021, Sortiraparis editorial board presents you a selection of the best exhibition to visit in museums and monuments open in Paris. Everything to entertain yourselves and have fun on Monday November 1, 2021.

Museums and exhibitions open on November 1, 2021:

  • The Atelier des Lumières: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
    A new place to be discovered, the Atelier des Lumières is about to rock Paris 11th arrondissement with a Digital art center set in a former smelting plant from the 19th century. 

  • Centre Pompidou: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
    Centre Pompidou houses the National Museum of Modern Art and for 40 years, has been offering us new contemporary works in a very smooth circuits and more accessible to all. 

  • The Louvre: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
    True culture icon in Paris, this palace is a must-see that we couldn’t really visit. In addition to the large formats and the world’s most famous small ones (think Mona Lisa), the Louvre has to be visited for its architecture, from the Medieval Louvre to I.M. Peï’s Louvre (the pyramid architect) and its masterpieces, and they are numerous!

  • Espace Lafayette Drouot: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Meet at the Espace Lafayette Drouot to discover the latest Banksy exhibition devoted to the world-famous street artist, displaying about 100 works of art on a 1,200sqm surface.

  • Musée Jacquemart-André: 10 a.m. – 6 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.

  • Fondation Cartier: 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
    The Fondation Cartier, set in Paris 4th arrondissement, welcomes one of the most beautiful exhibitions of the moment about Damien Hirst.

  • Musée de l’Orangerie: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
    Set in the heart of the Tuileries garden, the Musée de l’Orangerie houses many temporary exhibitions. The museum is famous for Monet's Water Lilies.

  • Musée Guimet – Asian Arts National Museum: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
    The Musée Guimet takes to Asia, to discover civilizations and their arts, in an area that displays over 10,000 items from Asian and Middle-East; this museum has been created by Emile Guimet who travelled a lot and donated the treasures he used to bring back.

  • Cité de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
    Ruin from the Art Déco style in Paris, the Cité Chaillot offers about 22,000-sqm devoted to the French and global heritage: divided into three parts, the collection of the Cité de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine sometimes houses entire panels of buildings from anytime, sometimes models, reconstitutions and even photographs from the varied cities of the past century.

  • Musée de la Grande Guerre: 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
    Although the subject does not lend itself to smile, families comes to the Musée de la Grande Guerre so that kids can get the explanations seek after a lesson about war: reproductions of dressed soldiers, horses, recreated trenches with the odors and the noise take us to this state of war we cannot imagine if you have not seen it.

  • Grande Galerie de l'Evolution: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    The Grande Galerie de l'Evolution is a jewel belonging to the National Museum of Natural History! The current exhibition, Odyssée Sensorielle, promises a fascinating journey on Earth alongside thousands of skeletons and fossiles from the gallery's collections.

  • Musée de l'Homme10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    The musée de l'Homme is devoted to Humans. Who are we? Where do we come from and where are we going? As many questions, the 2,500sqm Galerie de l'Homme tries to answer to. Dive into the future of humankind with Aux Frontières de l'Humain and the Sneakers exhibition.

  • Musée du Luxembourg: 10:30 - 7 p.m.
    Not a lot of Parisians know the Musée du Luxembourg was the first French museum to open to the public in 1750 and that became in 1818 the first contamporary art museum. The museum no longer displays perrmanent collections and lives at the same time as the temporary exhibitions it curates and houses. Currently, photographer Vivian Maier.

  • Musée Grévin: 9:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    The Musée Grévin is the only place where you can meet historic Paris characters. From Henry IV to De Gaulle to Joan of Arc and François Hollande, meet with the Kings of France and the current politicians and strike a pose!

Monuments open on November 1, 2021:

  • Arc de Triomphe: 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
    Thought up by Napoleon I in 1806, the Arc de Triomphe is inaugurated in 1836 by the King of France, Louis-Philippe who dedicates it to the armies of the French Revolution and the Empire.

  • Eiffel Tower: 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
    The Queen of Paris: the Iron Lady is open all year around to make you discover this landmark and admire Paris from the top! Book your ticket ahead of time: the Eiffel Tower is often taken by stormed.

  • Domaine de Saint-Cloud: 7:30 a.m. – 7:50 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 to be seen in July and October only!
  • Château de Breteuil: 10 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…
  • Parc Zoologique de Paris: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Focused on local biodiversity, many events are planned: exploration game, conferences, exploring workshops and discovery days await. To do with your family and friends.

No need to go to these museums closed on November 1:
BNF, Petit Palais, Musée d’Art Moderne, Louvre, Palace of Versailles, Cité des Sciences, Musée Carnavalet, Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Palais Galliera, Musée de la Vie Romantique, Musée Cognacq-Jay and Halle Saint-Pierre.

Happy All Saints Day!

Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
On 1 November 2021



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