Culture

Museums: Open doors this weekend

It is a great opportunity to visit the 44 main museums of the country!

20-musees-3On the 20th and 21st of May 2017, the country's museums will open their doors. From Binsfeld to Schengen, discover Luxembourg's rich and diverse culture.

Over 40 museums free of charge!

The 20th edition of the annual event, titled L’Invitation aux Musées (Invitation to the Museums), takes place between May 20th and May 21st. Two full days to visit cultural sites with a wealth of stories to tell, all of it free of charge.

Tall and small, old and young, all are invited to participate and no pass is needed, the museums welcome you with open arms. The perfect opportunity to discover or rediscover the permanent collections of the 44 museums and to admire the amazing temporary exhibitions.

The towns which have the highest concentration of museums are Luxembourg City with 11 museums, Diekirch with 4 and Dudelange, Clervaux and Esch-sur-Alzette with 3 each.

Museumsmile or the initiative of the consortium 'd'stater muséen'

The weekend of museums was launched by the organisation 'd'stater muséen' (Luxembourg City museums) in 1997 and today covers more than 40 museums throughout the country. The event is organised each year in spring.

The Grand Duchy has numerous museums each specialised in different fields such as history, nature, archeology or contemporary art. In other words, friends of culture may take advantage of an exceptional museum heritage!

For the time of the weekend, each participating museum, offers its own family friendly cultural programme with among others, guided tours, performances, meetings, conferences, concerts, tastings and entertainment for children.

It only remains for us to wish you great and inspiring visits!

 

(article written by the editorial team of the portal luxembourg.lu)

  • Updated 19-05-2017