THE annual Nuit des Musées takes place on Saturday 19 May with the promise of light shows, theatrical performances and public readings bringing a whole new life to exhibits.
Public buildings, museums and other institutions will be open to the public free of charge for an occasion that has gained a presence in many other European cities, but France will host the largest number of events.
The Nuit des Musées website allows you to search what's on by theme or by location, with all the regions offering something for interested visitors.
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