Museums or monuments in Paris open on 1 January

What are the museums, monuments and cultural sites in Paris open on 1 January 2021?

Due to the health crisis and following the latest government announcements, Paris museums and monuments remain closed for the 2020 holiday season. They are scheduled to reopen on 7 January 2021.

Lights, Grand Palais, Paris © OTCP - Marc Bertrand

If you would like to visit a museum, a monument or cultural venue on New Year’s Day, here is a list of places in Paris and Ile-de-France that will be open on 1 January 2021.

Grévin Paris

Museum
10 boulevard Montmartre, Paris, 75009
Book

Meet over 200 celebrities in a breathtaking setting! Ever wanted to come face to face with Louis XIV of France, Mozart or Jean......

La tour Eiffel

Monument
5 avenue Anatole France - Champ de Mars, Paris, 75007
Book

A symbol of Paris and more generally of France, the Eiffel Tower was built by Gustave Eiffel for the 1889 World’s Fair. It is one......

Paris Montparnasse - Top of the City

Monument
Rue de l'Arrivée, Paris, 75015
Book

Europe’s fastest lift takes you to a height of 196 m in 38 seconds. Finest view of Paris in a new fun, modern and very......

Musée de l'Orangerie

Museum
Jardin des Tuileries, côté Seine, Paris, 75001
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In impressively-sized rooms, the Musée de la l'Orangerie houses a series of large Water Lilies paintings which are masterpieces......

Mundolingua

Museum
10 rue Servandoni, Paris, 75006

Language is one of the most fundamental skills in people. It is also something that has played a decisive role in the evolution......

Musée Jacquemart-André

Museum
158 boulevard Haussmann, Paris, 75008

The Musée Jacquemart-André, owned by the Institut de France, presents collections of art that are worthy of great museums in a......

Musée du Luxembourg

Museum
19 rue de Vaugirard, Paris, 75006

The Musée du Luxembourg was the first French museum opened to the public, in 1750. It now hosts two exhibitions a year. These are......

Château de Breteuil

Chateau
Allée du Château, Choisel, 78460

35 km south of Paris in the Chevreuse valley, between Versailles and Rambouillet, the Château de Breteuil takes you on a magical......

Basilique du Sacré-Coeur de Montmartre

Place of worship
Parvis du Sacré-Coeur - 35 rue du Chevalier de la Barre, Paris, 75018

The Sacré-Coeur, consecrated in 1919, is one of the most iconic monuments in Paris. At the top of the Butte Montmarte, it has one......

Musée d'Orsay

Museum
1 rue de la Légion d'Honneur, Paris, 75007
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Internationally renowned for its rich collection of Impressionist art, the Musée d'Orsay also displays all Western artistic......

Institut du monde arabe

Museum
1 rue des Fossés Saint-Bernard, Paris, 75005
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A cultural bridge between France and the Arab world The Arab World Institute was founded in 1987 by France and the states of the......

Aquarium de Paris

Zoo & aquarium
5 avenue Albert de Mun - Jardins du Trocadéro, Paris, 75016
Book

Situated in the heart of Paris, the Aquarium de Paris offers an unforgettable experience for children and adults alike, with......

Centre Pompidou

Museum
Rue Beaubourg, côté Saint-Merri (jusqu'en mai 2021), Paris, 75004
Book

The Centre Pompidou, designed by Renzo Piano and Richard Rogers, is a 20th-century architectural marvel, immediately recognizable......

Grand Palais

Museum
3 avenue du Général Eisenhower, Paris, 75008

The Grand Palais is one of the most iconic Parisian monuments. Built for the 1900 Exposition Universelle, it is recognizable by......

Conciergerie

Monument
2 boulevard du Palais, Paris, 75001
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Explore the exceptional Gothic rooms of this medieval Royal palace, later a Revolutionary court and the prison of......

Atelier des Lumières

Museum
38 rue Saint-Maur, Paris, 75011

Located between Bastille and Nation, in a former foundry in the eleventh arrondissement of Paris, the Atelier des Lumières holds......

Musée de l'Illusion - Paris

Museum
98 rue Saint-Denis, Paris, 75001
Book

My first is surreal, my second is as educational as it is playful and my third is unique curiosity. Who am I?..... An optical......

Musée de Montmartre - Jardins Renoir

Museum
12 rue Cortot, Paris, 75018

The studios at 12-14 Rue Cortot were once meeting places and were home to many artists, including Pierre-August Renoir, Charles......

Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Chateau
Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte, Maincy, 77950

The estate of Vaux-le-Vicomte is the fruit of a creative and passionate mind, that of Nicolas Fouquet. To build his home, he......