European Heritage Days 2020 at Paris National Institute for Art History

Published by Laurent P. · Published on 13 July 2020 at 19h45 · Updated on 14 September 2020 at 22h54
For the 37th edition of European Heritage Days, the National Institute for Art History (or Institut national d’histoire de l’art) invites you to enjoy free tours and entertainments for the whole family on September 19 and 20, 2020. The occasion to discover a building usually reserved for students and searchers.

For the 37th European Heritage Days, let us run to the Institut national d’histoire de l’art (or National Institute for Art History) providing you with tours and other entertainments all weekend long on September 19 and 20, 2020. Renovated by architect Henri Labrouste in the 19th century, the former imperial library invites you to discover its two spaces: the Labrouste room and the Colbert gallery.

Genuine architectural masterpiece, the place listed as historical monument since 1983 has reopened in 2016 after years of renovations… Usually reserved to students and searchers in the art history holding a reading card, its access is available to you for these two days of visit.

All weekend long, you can access the collections and the building for free, as well as attend several conferences provided by university lecturers, take part in contests and entertainments for the entire family, or even reading sessions for the youngest.

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



    58 Rue de Richelieu
    75002 Paris 2

    Métro ligne 3 station "Quatre Septembre" ou "Bourse"


    Official website