☆ Museums by Night – La Nuit des Musées 2009 ☆
For one night each year, over 1,000 museums throughout France take part in this event which allows visitors access to museums free of charge from sunset to approximately 01:00h in the morning..
Museums and cultural institutions all across Europe will be participating in the fifth Nuit des Musées, the late-night opportunity to investigate and experience exhibitions, talks, guided tours and museum collections..
The aim of the evening is to encourage members of the public, particularly of the younger generation, to visit museums and take advantage of the cultural displays and events that they may not have necessarily considered before.. to allow wider access to the many treasures housed within the country’s great collections..
Many venues put on special programmes to welcome new visitors..
From Brittany to the Alps, from Calais to the Pyrenees, visitors across the nation have the opportunity to explore some of the country’s finest museums free of charge..
From sunset on Sat until approximately 01:00h on the Sun..
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