32nd European Heritage Days are here!

On September 19th and 20th, 2015 the European Heritage Days are back for their 32nd year. For two days numerous museums, châteaux and parks will be free. This year's days are part of COP21 and the theme is "The heritage of the 21st century, a story of the future". Among other things, this year's Heritage Days look at what the beginning of our century will leave for future generations, especially with regard to the environment. In the 16th arrondissement as well as Green Hotels Paris, the Eiffel Trocadero and the Gavarni, lots of cultural venues are offering activities for all the family.

© DES SIGNES studio Muchir Desclouds

1/ Roland-Garros
For the second year running the Roland-Garros Stadium is open to the public who can explore the players' changing rooms, the French Tennis Federation's musuem, current exhibitions "Jeu, set et mode" (Game, set and fashion) and "Secondes vies" (Second lives), and Philippe-Catrier court. The adults can play tennis on clay courts and the children take part in a treasure hunt!

Open from September 19th-20th, 2015, from 10a.m. to 5.45p.m.
Free entrance.


8, boulevard d'Auteuil
75016 Paris
Tel: +33 (0)1 47 43 48 00
Metro: Porte d'Auteuil (line 10) or Exelmans (line 9).

2/ The Musée de la Marine
The Musée de la Marine (The Maritime Museum), next to the Eiffel Trocadéro Hotel and five minutes on foot from Gavarni Hotel, is free to enter during the Heritage Days. Find out more about the history of the sea from its models and navigation instruments. There are audio guides and 6-12 year olds can join a family trail to find out about the sea then and now.

Open from September 19th-20th, 2015, from 11a.m. to 7p.m.


© Musée national de la Marine / M. Tric

Musée National de la Marine
17, place du Trocadéro
75016 Paris
Tel: +33 (0)1 53 65 69 69
Metro: Trocadéro (lines 6 and 9).

3/ The Théâtre National de Chaillot
Chaillot National Theater is famous for its Art Deco architecture designed for the 1937 World's Fair, but also for its avant-garde dance and theater. For the occasion of the 32nd Heritage Days, for the first time the building is opening spaces that are normally closed to the public, who will be able to visit the Nabis Gallery or the Under Foyer, as well as the wings and the scenery store.

Open September 20th, 2015, from 11a.m.


Théâtre National de Chaillot © Patrick Roger

Théâtre National de Chaillot
1, place du Trocadéro
75016 Paris
Tel: +33 (0)1 53 65 30 00
Metro: Trocadéro (lines 6 and 9) or Iéna (line 9).

4/ Musée d'Art moderne de la Ville de Paris
Like every year, Paris' Museum of Modern Art (MAM) is organizing guided tours of its permanent collections but also workshops that are open to everyone. There are more than 10,000 20th and 21st century works to be admired, from Picabia to Picasso and Cartier-Bresson. For the youngsters, MAM has creative workshops, such a "A green mouse" for the 4 to 6 year olds, where children can paint and draw.

Open from September 19th-20th, 2015, from 10a.m. to 6p.m.

© Pierre Antoine

Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris (MAM)
11, avenue du Président Wilson
75116 Paris
Tel: +33 (0)1 53 67 40 00
Metro: Iéna or Alma-Marceau (line 9).

32nd edition of the European Heritage Days, from September 19th-20th, 2015.
Free activities.

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