European Heritage Days 2020 in Paris and the Ile-de-France Region

Published by Elodie D., Laurent P. · Published on 18 September 2020 at 07h26 · Updated on 18 September 2020 at 07h31
Save the date! European Heritage Days are back on September 19 and 20, 2020. In Paris and Ile de France, free museums, exceptional opening, exclusive guided tours and wonderful entertainments are planned with a theme: "heritage and education, learning for life".

Every year, on European Heritage Days, or the Journées du Patrimoine, musems and monuments open their doors so that you can discover the greatest treasure in France and Europe. This year, despite the coronavirus crisis, the event is sustained on Saturday September 19 and Sunday 20, 2020. In Paris and Ile de France many museums, monuments, and castles, as well as other cultural places open their doors for free so that you can enjoy wonderfulenterainments, guided tours, and exhibitions.

With your familyfriends, or partner or even on your own, this cultural event is a must. And for good reason, everyone finds something that suits them! This year's theme is "heritage and education" in order to "remind ourselves both the importance of education in heritage passing on and the essential part of heritage in education".

If the public event takes place from September 19 to 20, on Friday September 18, children are invited to get out of their classrooms with their teachers for the "Look up!" operation.

So, fo you want to go and conquer Ile-de-France castles, go from museums to museums, dive into Medieval Paris, or even push the doors of the greatest institutions open? To help you out, we invite you to discover the best of European Heritage Days 2020 near you or to your taste!

Program of the 37th edition of European Heritage Days:

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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

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    Location

    1er Arrondissement
    75001 Paris 1

    Prices
    Free

    Official website
    journeesdupatrimoine.culture.gouv.fr

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