Coronavirus: health measures in museums in Paris and Île-de-France

Published by Rizhlaine F. · Photos by My B. · Published on 10 March 2020 at 14h10 · Updated on 11 March 2020 at 16h41
How is coronavirus affecting Paris and Île-de-France cultural life? Museums are adapting and unveil new health measures to limit contamination risks for visitors.

While the coronavirus pandemic is spreading in France, the Parisian cultural life is adapting. Following the ban of public gatherings of over 1000 people in closed spaces, shows and concerts have been cancelled or postponed.

But what about Parisian museums? Some of them are adapting to limit the frequentation and the risks of contamination for visitors. Here’s what’s happening:

Visuel Paris Musée du LouvreVisuel Paris Musée du LouvreVisuel Paris Musée du LouvreVisuel Paris Musée du Louvre Coronavirus: the Louvre restricts its access to ticketholders
Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the Louvre has announced this Monday March 9, 2020 to limit its access to people who booked a ticket online. The idea? Regulating its frequentation to avoid spreading the virus.

Visuel Paris musée d'OrsayVisuel Paris musée d'OrsayVisuel Paris musée d'OrsayVisuel Paris musée d'Orsay Coronavirus: the Musée d’Orsay regulates its entries
Due to the coronavirus pandemic and in compliance with the ban of any public gathering of over 1000 people inside and outside, the Musée d’Orsay is regulating its entries starting now. Despite restricted access, make the best of it to discover the very beautiful and currently running exhibition, The land of monsters.

Visuel Paris Centre PompidouVisuel Paris Centre PompidouVisuel Paris Centre PompidouVisuel Paris Centre Pompidou Coronavirus: Centre Pompidou limits entries
Due to the Coronavirus pandemic in Paris, Centre Pompidou limits its entries to 100 visitors in real time within the exhibition room. A health measure aiming at limiting contamination risks for visitors.

Les Grandes Eaux Nocturnes du Château de Versailles, fontaineLes Grandes Eaux Nocturnes du Château de Versailles, fontaineLes Grandes Eaux Nocturnes du Château de Versailles, fontaineLes Grandes Eaux Nocturnes du Château de Versailles, fontaine Reopening of the Palace of Versailles
The Palace of Versailles, its museums and gardens expect you again from Saturday June 6, 2020. The park and gardens have undergone a makeover and the historic monument is setting up a protocol to make sure visitors are all safe and healthy.

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