European Open Heritage Days

More than 1000 visits each year: heritage visits, company visits, craft workshops, urban walking tours, cruises, backstage visits... Enjoy our visits.

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 programme  as well as suggestions for tours and visits.

What to visit during this event

The 2016 Heritage Days programme 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".

Diplomatic Archives

Discover the archives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at La Courneuve.

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.

Nationales Heritages archives

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

National Heritage Institute

Newly implanted in the former matchstick factory "Manufacture des Allumettes" in Aubervilliers, the restoration conservation department trains in seven art specialties: sculpture, painting, photography, furniture, ceramics, textile, graphic arts and books.

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.

Visit with Bellastock

For the Open Heritage Days, Bellastock proposes a visit of a temporary site build with salvaged material by this collective of architects.

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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