D-Day: the historical and immersive D-Day show at the Cité de l'Histoire

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Published by Graziella de Sortiraparis · Photos by Graziella de Sortiraparis · Published on June 7th, 2024 at 10:14 a.m.
After the story of Victor Hugo and that of the Musketeers, experience D-Day at the heart of the Cité de l'Histoire, in a new 360-degree immersive sound and light show, starting June 6, 2024.

In January 2023, the Cité de l' Histoire will open its doors in La Défense, offering a brand new immersive museum dedicated to the history of France. A real journey into the past through life-size sets and an interactive frieze, but also a 30-minute show visible at 360 degrees, plunging us into the life of a historical figure or a specific period, between cinema and immersive show, a unique animation in the world that plays with the set elements.

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After Victor Hugo's autobiography and the journey with the Musketeers, discover the poignant story of the NormandyLandings on June 6, 2024, in commemoration of the 80th anniversary! This all-new show immerses you in the action of June 6, 1944, for a quarter-hour, for an educational and emotional experience that combines archive images, sound and light projections, with the presence of actors to bring the event to life.

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For the occasion, the Cité de l'Histoire is inaugurating new exhibition spaces featuring emblematic figures of the D-Day landings, the main armored vehicles of the era, LEGO models and a map room with a projection area, for fun and educational activities! Plunge into the atmosphere of the Second World War!

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Ready to plunge into the great History of France? The first Cité de l'Histoire is opening its doors in La Défense's Grande Arche, with a fun, immersive tour of our shared past. [Read more]

Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
Starts June 6th, 2024

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


    1 Parvis de la Défense
    92800 Puteaux

    Enfants de - 7 ans: Free
    €16.99 - €23.99

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