European Open Heritage Days

Open Heritage Days - FranceMore than 1000 visits each year: heritage visits, company visits, craft workshops, urban walking tours, cruises, backstage visits... Enjoy our visits.

The 36th edition of Heritage Days will be placed on September 21st and 22nd 2019. Theme of the year: "Art and Entertainment".

European Open Heritage Days

European open heritage days take place every year in september, a great opportunity to discover the outstanding heritage of Paris and Ile-de-France. Guided or self-guided tours during these open-day visits are usually free. Twelve million enthusiasts take part in the event every year, attending conferences, exhibitions, walking trails, concerts, workshops for the younger public… Discover the European Open Heritage Days program as well as suggestions for tours and visits.

2019 - the update is in progress.

What to visit during this event

Heritage Days program in Seine-Saint-Denis is online. Click on one of the links below to check on the towns and sites of interest. If you are visiting with family, be sure to read our links on Heritage Days with children.

Arts and Crafts Museum

On the occasion of Heritage Days, visitors are guided through the Réserves du Musée des Arts et Métiers on the theme of "Heritage of the century". Check here if you want more visits about French crafts.

Shoah Memorial

The Shoah Memorial in Drancy will allow you to understand the history of the building Cité de la Muette which had been transformed into an internment camp by the Nazis.

National Heritages archives

Discover the inside of this glass and metal monument constructed by Massimiliano Fuchsas and the works of art that it shelters.

Art Workshop in the “Réunion des Musées Nationaux” RMN (French National Museum)

In recent years, the “Réunion des musées nationaux” has participated in the European Open Heritage Days, exceptionally giving the public free access to its art workshops and their unique and ancestral savoir-faire.

Conservatoire Citroën (museum)

On the PSA Peugeot Citroën industrial site in Aulnay-sous-Bois.

Basilica Cathedral

Do not miss out on the visit of the superb necropolis of the Kings of France.

Programme for each town in Seine Saint Denis

Aubervilliers ; Aulnay-sous-Bois ; Bagnolet ; Bobigny ; Bondy ; Clichy-sous-Bois ; Coubron ; Drancy ; Dugny ; Epinay-sur-Seine ; Gagny ; Gournay-sur-Marne ; L'Ile-Saint-Denis ;  La Courneuve ; Blanc-Mesnil ; Le Bourget ; Le Pré-Saint-Gervais ; Le Raincy ; Les Lilas ; Les Pavillons-sous-Bois, Livry-Gargan, Montfermeil, Montreuil, Neuilly-Plaisance, Neuilly-sur-Marne; Noisy-le-Grand ; Noisy-le-SecPantin ; Paris ;  Pierrefitte-sur-Seine ; Romainville ; Rosny-sous-Bois ; Saint-Denis ; Saint-Ouen ; Sevran ; Stains ; Tremblay-en-France ; Vaujours ; Villemomble ; Villepinte ; Villetaneuse ; Roissy CDG international airport

Open Heritage Days show the commitment for the preservation and enhancement of heritage. Enjoy your visits!

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National Archives in the Parisian area

National Archives in the Parisian area

Monday 09th December 2019 (and 6 other dates)

Placoplâtre, gypsum factory- Groupe Saint-Gobain

Placoplâtre, gypsum factory- Groupe Saint-Gobain

Thursday 12th December 2019 (and 3 other dates)

Let's meet at the Air and Space Museum

Let's meet at the Air and Space Museum

Thursday 12th December 2019 (and 1 other date)

The  Belles Poules : an old Parisian brothel of the 20's

The "Belles Poules": an old Parisian brothel of the 20's

Friday 13th December 2019 (and 4 other dates)

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