Long Night of Museums, Museum Night 2018 in Paris

This year, the “Nuit des Musées,” or Long Night of Museum, takes place on May 19th, 2018. Over 1000 museums will be open all night, to share their most treasured works, giving you behind-the-scenes access, and even hosting numerous events like treasure hunts, concerts or even light shows! This year another great program is planned for Museum Night, and you won’t want to miss it!

"La Nuit des Musées" is one of the most anticipated events of the season in Paris and throughout Europe. See the city’s museums in a different light, by night and often free of admission. Each year museums put on different events and activities, such as light shows, conference visits, night tours, concerts and other kinds of shows! Experience this year's European Museum Night on May 19th, 2018!

Last year, over 1300 museums in France participated in the European Museum Night, and over 2 million people attended throughout Europe. This year, Saturday May 19th is the big day!

From the Louvre, to the Centre Pompidou, the Palais de Tokyo, the Domaine de Sceaux and Versailles, the schedule of events is packed full, with more than 5000 completely original events in participating museums.

Top 10 for Long Night of Museum Events in Paris:

Long Night of Museum at the Centre Pompidou

Long Night of Museum at the Louvre

Long Night of Museum at the Musée d’Orsay

Long Night of Museum at the Musée Picasso

Long Night of Museum at the Musée de l’Armée

Long Night of Museum at the Cité de l’Immigration

Long Night of Museum at the Musée Guimet

Long Night of Museum at the Musée de l’Orangerie

Long Night of Museum at the Musée de l’Homme

Long Night of Museum at the Fondation Louis Vuitton

Top Museum Night Events in the Paris' Region:

The Palace of Versailles Celebrates Long Night of Museum

Long Night of Museum at the Domaine de Sceaux

Click here for more info on the official website (English version) 

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Elodie D.
Last updated on 16 May 2018

Practical information

Opening Time
On 19 May 2018
Starts at 7 p.m.


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