Déjeuner sur l’herbe à la française


To celebrate the French National Day, come and have a picnic in the courtyard of the Museum decorated for the occasion. Enjoy our new food offer at the Museum! 
A Musical atmosphere, a GIFBOOTH offered by iboo, historical capsules and more for the whole family!

New food offer


Profitez de notre nouvelle offre alimentaire au Musée! Sandwiches, pastries, macaroons and drinks will be on sale at the Museum shop! 
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Limited quantity for products purchased on site (without reservation).

Free outdoor activities


DÉJEUNER SUR L'HERBE*
From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., make yourself comfortable in the animated picnic area with a beautiful view on St.Lawrence River. Games, musical and festive atmosphere are planned. 
Free


WORKSHOP*
Make your own tricolor cockade, a symbol of the French Revolution with the help of a museum guide. Coloring illustrations will be available for the youngest.
Free



* In case of rain the Déjeuner français is canceled. The café area inside the Museum remains at the visitors' disposal and the workshop takes place inside the Museum.

Mediations


SPECIAL THEMED VIGNETTE FRANCE BEFORE THE REVOLUTION: PRIVILEGE AND INEQUALITIES
1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Included in the entrance fees

Discover the social realities behind the exhibition Paris on Display: 18th-Century Boutiques  thanks to the Museum guides. 
Immerse yourself in the boutiques of 18th-century Paris showcasing beautiful objects created by artisans of incomparable skill.



During this visit, you'll learn about the social structures of pre-revolutionary France that stoked anger towards the privileged classes and led several decades later to the storming of the Bastille on July 14, 1789 and the French Revolution.   


 

OUTDOOR TOUR: FORT OF ST.HELEN'S ISLAND AND RIFLE SHOOTING
10:30 a.m.
Included in the entrance fees

Go for a pleasant walk on the trails of St-Helen's Island to discover the remains of the British military buildings build in the 19th century. The walk ends with a popular rifle firing demonstration.
Maximum 25 participants