European Heritage Days 2019 at Paris Musée Curie

Published by Laurent P. · Published on 21 September 2019 at 13h32 · Updated on 21 September 2019 at 21h25
For European Heritage Days 2019, Paris Musée Curie opens all weekend, on September 21 and 22 to discover the story of the family with 5 Nobel Prizes. Scientific heritage fans, you know what to do!

To celebrate European Heritage Days, taking place on September 21 and 22, 2019, the Musée Curie exceptionally opens all weekend long to provide entertainments for the youngest ones.

A way to discover the Curies’ universe, the family who won five Novel Prizes (Marie got two, her Husband Pierre, her daughter Irène and her son-in-law Frédéric Joliot) whose discoveries allowed to understand the phenomena of radioactivity and create major medical applications.

Set in Marie Curie’s former home, where she actually studied and taught radioactivity over a century ago, the Musée Curie offer several instructive tours and activities to enjoy with your family.

You can visit the scientist’s office, the chemistry laboratory kept as it was or even the amphitheater where she taught her classes. the museum also equips the young visitors with investigation-booklets to discover the story of the first woman to get a Novel Prize.

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Also note that an exceptional sale of ancient documents will be held on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thanks to the Association Curie et Joliot-Curie, you’ll be able to find pamphlets, newspapers, magazines and ancient books devoted to the Curies and the Joliot-Curies from 1934 to 1970.

European Heritage Days 2019 Program in Paris and the Ile-de-France Region:

And to get your bearings more easily, we've made you some themed guides:

Practical information

Opening Time
From 21 September 2019 to 22 September 2019



    1 Rue Pierre et Marie Curie
    75005 Paris 5

    RER B station "Luxembourg"


    Official website

    More informations
    Ouvert de 10h à 18h