Monument devoted to the great Men of the French Republic, the Panthéon will be free of charge this Tuesday July 14, 2020. Make the best of French National Day, or Bastille day to pay homage to Simone Veil, Marie Curie, Victor Hugo, Emile Zola, and the 78 famous people buried there and visit the magnificent church designed by Jacques Germain Soufflot.
Before being the monument dedicated to the Great Men of the Republic we know today, the Panthéon used to be a church nestled on the Montagne Sainte-Geneviève. Closed over the coronavirus epidemic, it reopens from June 15, 2020 in Paris.
Night at the Panthéon or La Nuit au Panthéon returns from December 4, 2019 to January 29, 2020 for 14 nighttime tours. On the menu? tours of the legendary Parisian monument only lit by a flashlight, from the nave to the crypt of the Panthéon.
The Panthéon in Paris devotes an exhibition to the story of deaf persons and sign language, an exhibition called “L’Histoire Silencieuse des Sourds” [The Silent Story of Deaf Persons] and running from June 19 to October 6, 2019. A chronological dive into the different evolutions of the place of deaf persons in the society, from the Middle-Ages to nowadays without forgetting the Renaissance.
As part of the “Monuments en mouvement” [Moving monuments] season, the Pantheon welcomes choreographer Nathalie Pernette and her show “La figure de l’érosion” [the face of erosion]. Meet on May 11 and 12, 2019 at 8:30 p.m.
This fall 2017, the Panthéon celebrates Marie Curie’s career, a female scientist buried at the Panthéon, through a temporary exhibition. A few meters from the scientist’s vault, scientific tools, original documents and belongings tell the impressive story of this woman who changed the world. To be visited from November 8, 2017 to March 4, 2018!