Museums or monuments open on 1 January

What are the museums, monuments and cultural sites in Paris open on 1 January 2018?

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 2018.

Centre Pompidou Adhérent

Museum
Place Georges Pompidou, Paris, 75004
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The Centre Pompidou, designed by Renzo Piano and Richard Rogers, is a 20th-century architectural marvel, immediately recognizable......

Grévin Paris Adhérent

Museum
10 boulevard Montmartre, Paris, 75009
Book

Like to have a one-to-one with Louis XIV, Mozart or Jean Reno? Are you a Ronaldo fan? Have you fallen for Ryan Gosling or are......

Dalí Paris Adhérent

Museum
11 rue Poulbot, Paris, 75018
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In the heart of Montmartre, Espace Dalí presents the only permanent exhibition in France entirely devoted to the master of......

La tour Eiffel Adhérent

Monument
5 avenue Anatole France - Champ de Mars, Paris, 75007
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A not-to-be-missed monument and symbol of the capital, the Eiffel Tower stands 324 m tall, and weighs 10,100 tons. Created in 2......

Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris et son trésor

Place of worship
6 parvis Notre-Dame - Place Jean-Paul II, Paris, 75004
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The Cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris, a masterpiece of Gothic architecture, is the most visited monument in France. It was built......

Musée de l'Orangerie Adhérent

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......

Grand Palais Adhérent

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......

Mundolingua Adhérent

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 de Montmartre - Jardins Renoir Adhérent

Museum
12 rue Cortot, Paris, 75018

Definitely Paris’s most charming museum, it was founded in 1960 in the oldest building in Montmartre, which was also home to a......

Musée Jacquemart-André Adhérent

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......

Parc Zoologique de Paris Adhérent

Zoo & aquarium
Croisement de l'avenue Daumesnil et de la route de la Ceinture du Lac, Paris, 75012

The Parc Zoologique de Paris: an escape into nature The Parc Zoologique is open to visitors year round, offering you a unique......

Musée du Luxembourg Adhérent

Museum
19 rue de Vaugirard, Paris, 75006

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

Domaine de Chantilly Adhérent

Chateau
7 rue du Connétable, Chantilly, 60500

The Domaine de Chantilly extends across 7,800 hectares within one of the largest forests in the surrounding areas of Paris, the......

Jardin d'Acclimatation Adhérent

Park, garden, promenade
Bois de Boulogne, Paris, 75016

Created in 1860, the Jardin d’Acclimatation combines landscaped spaces, a cultural programme and a theme park, and continues to......

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......

Le Musée du Fumeur Adhérent

Museum
7 rue Pache, Paris, 75011

The Musée du Fumeur was founded in 2001 by Michka Seeliger and Tigrane Hadengue. It brings together plants, works of art and......

Musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac Adhérent

Museum
37 quai Branly, Paris, 75007
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Opened in June 2006, the Musée d'Arts et de Civilisations brings together the collections of the Musée National des Arts......