European Heritage Days 2020: top 10 quirky outings

Published by Anne-christine C. · Published on 21 August 2020 at 17h17 · Updated on 14 September 2020 at 22h34
You think you know everything about Paris? I promise, you’ve still got things to discover. This September Saturday 19 and Sunday 20, 2020, you will be blown-away by European Heritage Days! Meet our 10 favorites for these European Heritage Days 2020 in Paris and Ile-de-France.

European Heritage Days are not all about guided tours in castles and Parisian monuments but also the occasion to discover the French heritage in a quirky way for unforgettable moments.

This year, strolls, guided tours and workshops are the occasion to (re)discover Ile de France and Paris in a new light and we want to learn it, this year’s theme: "Heritage and education: learning for life!"

Our 10 favorite outings:

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Paris Musée des Arts Forains takes part in European Heritage Days once again but not as usual. This year, you can book a charged open guided tour or try and win an exclusive tour backstage on Friday September 18 or Saturday September 19, 2020. It is up to you!
 
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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.
 
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For European Heritage Days 2020, Paris Musée Curie opens all weekend, on September 19 and 20 to discover the story of the family with 5 Nobel Prizes. Scientific heritage fans, you know what to do!
 
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For European Heritage Days 2020, the Père-Lachaise cemetery provides you with guided tours themed on great men. Meet on Saturday September 19, 2020 for an uncommon walk in the heart of the cemetery.
 
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For European Heritage Days 2020, the Château de Vincennes opens the door of its dungeon, the highest one in Europe, for a wonderful discovery. And on Sunday September 20, 2020, the monument invites you to a treasure hunt in the streets of the city and there are gifts to win.
 
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For European Heritage Days 2020, Paris Le Grand Rex invites you to go behind the scenes. Stage wings, fun facts, you will know everything about this legendary movie theater in Paris set on the Grands Boulevards.
 
Journées du Patrimoine 2018 à l'Académie nationale de médecineJournées du Patrimoine 2018 à l'Académie nationale de médecineJournées du Patrimoine 2018 à l'Académie nationale de médecineJournées du Patrimoine 2018 à l'Académie nationale de médecine European Heritage Days 2020 at the National Academy of Medicine in Paris
This Saturday September 19, 2020, the National Academy of Medicine opens its doors for free on the occasion of European Heritage Days. Enjoy a tour with an academician, and learn more on the history and the mission of the academy, while admiring a glorious Art Déco building.
 
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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!
 
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For European Heritage Days, the Ministry of Justice opens the Hôtel de Bourvallais on September 19 and 20, 2020. For a tour, visit the office of the current Attorney General, Eric Dupond-Moretti. You can sign up from September 8, 2020!
 
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For European Heritage Days, Maison Chloé opens its doors, by registration, on September 19 and 20, 2020. On the menu, guided tour and presentation in tribute to Karl Lagerfeld.


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 21 September 2019 to 22 September 2019

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    Location

    1er Arrondissement
    75001 Paris 1

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