European Heritage Days 2020 at the Institut de France

Published by Laurent P. · Published on 13 July 2020 at 20h32 · Updated on 14 September 2020 at 22h54
The Institut de France takes part in the 37th edition of European Heritage Days on September 19 and 20, 2020. The occasion to discover one of the least known institutions in Paris!

Culture reaching its climax… This is what offers the Institut de France – a place aiming at offering to the five Academies (French, Sciences, Fine Arts, Moral and Political Sciences), a harmonious setting to work to the improvement of their respective field. A mission trying to make Parisians and tourists discover the establishment for the 37th edition of European Heritage Days on September 19 and 20, 2020.

Created in 1795, the Institut de France is housed within the Palais du Quai de Conti and also manages four libraries. On the menu, free visits to discover the story of this institution, its architecture, its cupola, the Mazarine library, and even its large session rooms. In other words, the occasion to dive into the story of a historic building and learn more about one of the French cultural institutions. Let’s go, friends!

European Heritage Days 2020 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

Dates and Opening Time
From 19 September 2020 to 20 September 2020



    23, quai de Conti
    75006 Paris 6


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