The best exhibitions in Paris to discover with the family

The best exhibitions in Paris to discover with the family

February 27th, 2023

The city of Paris has a dense cultural heritage to which are added many temporary events. So, if you have the chance to spend a few days with your family in the capital, take the time to discover the best parisian exhibitions.

Current exhibitions in Paris

Are you currently in Paris, or will you be going there soon, and are you looking for good tips to learn more about the world around you? here are some exhibitions to discover at the moment.

Let the music ! From phonograph to digital

Discover the history of recorded music, with the temporary exhibition “Let the music ! From phonograph to digital“. From November 17, 2022 to May 23, 2023, come to the budding museum (Paris 1er) for an initiatory journey from the 19th century to today. You will discover the journey of musical recording, from phonographs to digital, through the disk.

The “Crowds” exhibition at the Cité des Sciences

Crowds is the new exhibition presented at the Cité des Sciences, from October 18, 2022 to August 6, 2023. A skilful scenography makes it possible to understand crowd phenomena, and to identify the behaviors that we can all adopt when we circulate among others.

Capitale(s), 60 years of urban art in Paris

From October 15, 2022 to March 25, 2023, the Town Hall hosts the temporary exhibition “Capital(s)” which honors the dozens of urban artists who have worked in the streets of Paris for sixty years. From Miss Tic to Invader, from Banksy to Swoon, discover the big names in French and international street art.

Driver’s license ?

Thanks to the exhibition “Driver’s license?”, retrace the entire history of the automobile, from the 2 CV to the 205 GTI, via the DS, and ask yourself about its future and your relationship to mobility. A deep and interesting reflection that you can lead until May 7, 2023 at the Museum of Arts and Crafts.

The exhibition “Mini-monsters”

Until April 23, 2023, the Geology and Mineralogy Gallery offers you an exhibition at child’s height that could make the hair on some people’s heads stand on end. On the menu of expo “Mini-monsters”, discover the fascinating world of flies, lice, mites and all the little creatures that live together on our planet. This ideal exhibition for families will restore the image of this mini-fauna with a bad reputation.

Art and Prehistory, at the Musée de l’Homme

The Musée de l’Homme is hosting, from November 16, 2022 to May 22, 2023, an unprecedented exhibition dedicated to prehistoric art. Masterpieces from around the world are exhibited here, showcasing rock art and parietal art through original works and digital images of engravings and paintings.

Relive, extinct animals in augmented reality

From December 18, 2021 to December 31, 2023, the Natural History Museum invites you to live an incredible immersive experience, discovering life-size animals that have now disappeared. Thanks to augmented reality, the “Relive” exhibition lets you bring 11 extinct or endangered species back to life.

The Museum of Illusion

Open all year round and every day, the illusion museum is an exhibition entirely dedicated to the optical illusion and what your eyes want your brain to believe. Explore the different rooms of this immersive exhibition, and stage yourself in a playful and surprising multi-sensory experience to live during a visit with family or friends.

Upcoming exhibitions in Paris

Is your next stay in Paris approaching, or are you anticipating your next vacation? Keep a small place in your visit schedule for upcoming exhibitions in Paris.

Felines, in the Grande Galerie de l’Évolution of the Natural History Museum

From March 7, and until January 7, 2024, the National Museum of Natural History is hosting a temporary exhibition around the family of predators that has always fascinated young and old: the felines. We will discover the evolution of the relationship between them and humans, and 38 species will be staged in an unprecedented way. Do not hesitate to discover this playful and educational exhibition with the family.

Harry Potter™ : l’expo

Muggles everywhere will be jealous of the upcoming exhibit on the most famous of all wizards. I’exposition Harry Potter™, is therefore a traveling exhibition which will be set up at the Porte de Versailles exhibition center from April 21 until October 1, and which will introduce you to the world of Wizards, characters, animals, costumes and the decorations. The immersive exhibition will delight big fans, and introduce others to this magical world.

Ramses & the gold of the Pharaohs

Go on a great trip to Egypt, more than 3,000 years ago, to discover one of the greatest builders of ancient Egypt: Ramses, during the exhibition “Ramses & the gold of the Pharaohs”. More than 180 original pieces will be exhibited under the Grand Halle de la Villette, from April 7 to September 6, 2023, including jewelry, furniture from the inviolate tombs of Tanis, royal masks… Also live a virtual reality experience at the meeting the tomb of Nefertiti and the temple of Abu Simbel.

The garden of plantamouves, Clédat & Petitpierre

Since February 16, and until September 4, 2023, the children’s gallery of the Center Pompidou hosts the immersive and participative exhibition “Clédat & Petitpierre, the garden of plantamouves”. Dedicated to children, this exhibition-workshop invites little ones to dance and move through choreographies, and with the help of multicolored foam accessories.

For some family school holidays, or for a city trip with friends, the city of Paris is a cultural place where exhibitions are numerous. You know the schedule, all you have to do is schedule your visit, and reserve your room at the Cadet residence.

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