European night of museums

France, like most European cities will celebrate on Saturday May 18th the European Night of Museums. The event was established more than 10 years ago, on the third Saturday in May. During this special and magic night, French museums open their doors to visitors, until late into the evening. It is free of charge! The event is organized by the Ministry of Culture and Communication and aims to make culture more accessible to all. For this event museums organize in addition to presenting their permanent collections special activities like shows, readings, concerts, candle lit visits…

During this fun and festive night, you can visit, on the Riviera, in Nice, Villefranche-sur-Mer, Menton, Cagnes-sur-Mer, etc. top museums or revisit your favorite ones, such as Matisse Museum, MAMAC, Jean Cocteau museum where concerts will be organized.

If you need more information to spend a magical night in our museums, you can visit the European night of museums website here.

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