Nuit des Musées 2024 at Musée de la Poste: movie marathon and choreographed tours, the program

Published by Cécile de Sortiraparis, Laurent de Sortiraparis · Photos by · Published on May 17th, 2024 at 11:10 a.m.
To mark the 20th Nuit des Musées, the Musée de la Poste invites you to discover its collections on Saturday, May 18, 2024. Discover the program for this exceptional nocturne! Follow the guide!

A great opportunity to discover the world of stamps! On Saturday, May 18, 2024, as part of the 20th annual Nuit des Musées (Museum Night), the Musée de la Poste is offering night-time tours of its permanent collections. Come and discover the history and richness of this unusual museum.

The Musée de la Poste opened its doors for the very first time on June 4, 1946, in the heart of theHôtel de Choiseul-Praslin, in the 6th arrondissement of Paris. The museum originally housed a collection of postage stamps. The museum moved to the Necker district, in the 15th arrondissement, in a brand-new, larger space built between 1969 and 1972. The inauguration took place a year later, in 1973, in the presence ofHubert Germain, Minister of the Post Office. The museum reopened in 2019, after several years of renovation.

Today, you'll discover the history of the Post Office, as well as major stamp collections. These astonishing collections may well surprise you: there are overa million philatelic items, more than 200,000 images, 37,000 works and objects illustrating the history and professions of La Poste from the Middle Ages to the present day, 30,000 printed works and 800 magazine titles, not forgetting a collection of mail art andcontemporary art.

On the program for Nuit des Musées 2024 at the Musée de la Poste:

Aucun événement annoncé à ce jour, le programme est mis à jour en fonction des annonces officielles.

Let yourself be tempted by the discovery of this original little museum, which is opening its doors to us free of charge. Happy Museum Night, folks!

Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
On May 18th, 2024

× Approximate opening times: to confirm opening times, please contact the establishment.

    Location

    34 boulevard de Vaugirard
    75015 Paris 15

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    Access
    Metro lines 4, 6, 12 and 13 "Gare Montparnasse" station

    Prices
    Free

    Official website
    www.museedelaposte.fr

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