And there it goes, Paris cultural life is getting back to normal. From June 2, 2020, museums, castles, monuments, and contemporary art centers are exiting containment in turns to welcome visitors again after a long lockdown. And June 15, 2020 marks a wave of reopening of many iconic monuments in the Parisian region.
This is good news for curious people always looking for wonderful cultural outings in Paris. How can you miss such a beautiful occasion to (re)discover these wonderful heritage treasure in Paris region? From the kings of France’s necropolis to the Arc de Triomphe via the Conciergerie, you have got a meeting with History.
Paris Conciergerie – Reopening
The Conciergerie reopens on June 15, 2020. This historic building in Paris, set on the Ile-de-la-Cité, is a former jail, were Marie-Antoinette was imprisoned. From its construction in the 10th century, the building has been in turn the seat of the Law Court and a prison.
The Musée des Arts Décoratifs reopens
As France keeps on exiting containment, in Paris, the Musée des Arts Décoratifs gradually reopens from June 15, 2020.
The Arc de Triomphe reopens
Iconic monument of the Champs-Elysées sitting on the Place de l’Etoile, the Arc de Triomphe closed over the coronavirus epidemic. This symbol of Paris reopens on June 15, 2020!
The Basilica of Saint Denis to reopen
In Île-de-France, the Centre des Monuments Nationaux announces the reopening of the Basilica of Saint-Denis from June 15, 2020. This is the occasion to go and learn more about this historic monument that is the resting place of Kings of France.
The Panthéon in Paris reopens
Before being the monument dedicated to the Great Men of the Republic we know today, the Panthéon used to be a church nestled on the Montagne Sainte-Geneviève. Closed over the coronavirus epidemic, it reopens from June 15, 2020 in Paris.
By the way, tomorrow, more museums are reopening in Paris:
These Parisian museums reopening on June 16th
In Paris, June 16th is the day marking a very important date as for the cultural world in town. On that day, several museums are reopening after a three-month lockdown. We give you these beautiful addresses and exhibitions that are coming back.