Pont de l’Ascension: museums and monuments open in Paris this Thursday, May 26, public holiday

By Cécile D. Photos by My B. Published on May 13, 2022 at 12:34

New public holiday in France, new opportunity to enjoy the beautiful museums and monuments near you: this Thursday, May 26, 2022, is Ascension Day. But which places of culture remain open during this holiday? We take stock.

This last week of may should be shorter than others – or at least many lucky ones will be able to spend less time in the office, and more time in the museums ! This Thursday, May 26, 2022it’s the Ascension Thursday. In other words: it is a holiday ! And some even have a second day off: if you do the bridge this Friday, you enjoy a long weekend, ideal for having fun and unwinding.

With these days of rest in addition, we have time to go out and discover all the events of the moment. And seeing the programming of the museums of Paris and D’Ile-de-Francewe already know how we will occupy our free time this Ascension weekend !

Provided of course that the museums are open during this holiday. To find out, let’s take a look at the list of places of culture that are closing on May 26.

Museums and monuments closed this Thursday, May 26, 2022Ascension Thursday :

Good news then: this Thursday, and during this long weekend, almost all the museums and monuments are open ! So where are we going, what are we doing? It’s up to you to decide: a multitude ofexhibitions and of exits are at your disposal. Need help to choose ? Take a look at our selection.

Current exhibitions:

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Monuments to see:

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The Château de Saint-Jean de Beauregard and its remarkable gardenThe Château de Saint-Jean de Beauregard and its remarkable gardenThe Château de Saint-Jean de Beauregard and its remarkable gardenThe Château de Saint-Jean de Beauregard and its remarkable garden The Castle of Saint-Jean de Beauregard and its Remarkable Garden
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Here’s something to keep you busy during this Ascension Bridge. So, where do we start?

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