European Heritage Days 2021 at the Monnaie de Paris

Published by Laurent P., Anne-christine C. · Updated on 15 September 2021 at 11h16 · Published on 15 September 2021 at 11h16
The Monnaie de Paris opens its doors to curious people from September 18 and 19, 2021 for European Heritage Days.

The Monnaie de Paris takes part again in European Heritage Days. For this edition 2021, it expects you on September 18 and 19, 2021 with a program full of discoveries. Museum tours, exhibition tours, plays, engraving demonstration... Here is more about this fantastic program!

Detailed program:

Visiting the museum to discover the transformation of materials, know-how, crafts and patrimonial collections; engraving and direct carving demonstrations.
Saturday September 19 and Sunday 20, 2020 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Free admission at Musée du 11 Conti
Non-stop engraving demo from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. all weekend long
Mediation available at the museum: Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Par ici la MonnaieSaturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Discover the last working factory in the heart of Paris association heritage collections and technical skills, before walking in Napoleon I's footsetps. By registration only, by booking a ticket for this activity.

Braquez les mystères de la Monnaie de ParisSaturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Mediation in the rooms. Myths and legends of the Monnaie de Paris are told by mediators telling all the secrets so you can leave as rich as Croesus, before having a look at the Napoleonian conquest... Non-stop. By booking a ticket.

Venez observer une démonstration de gravure!Saturday and Sunday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Go and meet an artisan sharing with you his passion for live stone-carving. Non-stop. By booking a ticket.

"Et après?"Saturday and Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Display of items by 2021 graduates from the Design master at the Ecole Boulle for the Paris Design Week. Non-stop. By booking a ticket.

A la découverte du grand MonnayageSaturday and Sunday, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Come into the Grand Monnayage, the sanctuary and the beating heart of the Monnaie de Paris where presses strike and engrave, turning a simple coin of metal into a gold or silver coin, a medal or an official decoration. By booking only.

D'une rive à l'autre, les trésors de NapoléonSaturday from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Go and follow the imperial treasures along with a story-teller from the General Accounting Office who will lead you from the Monnaie de Paris to the General Accounting Office. By booking.

"Fabrique ta médaille" family workshopSaturday and Sunday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Up... down... in... out... Imagine, drawn, engrave, strike... You will leave with a medal entirely made by you. Upon booking only.


Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
From 18 September 2021 to 19 September 2021



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