Night of Museums 2022 at the castle of Malmaison and Bois-Préau (92)

By bfnadmin  | Date: 2022-05-08

    Night of Museums 2022 at the castle of Malmaison and Bois-Préau (92)
                    By Cécile D., Elodie D. Published May 9 2022 at 14h30 

The castle of Malmaison and Bois-Préau participates in the 14th edition of the Night of the Museums , this Saturday 14 May 2022. On the program: unaccompanied and free visit to these magnificent monuments.

The Night of the Museums, is this magical evening where museums, monuments and cultural institutes open their doors to us for free, to introduce us to their collections and fascinating stories. An exceptional night that you can fully enjoy, without necessarily having to go out far from home!

On the occasion of the 18th edition of the European Night of Museums, the Château de Malmaison and Bois-Préau and its garden welcome us for an evening out of time, to discover of this magnificent monument. This Saturday 14 May 2022, from 19 hours, the entrance to the castle and the park are free.

Come and visit this estate dating from the 13th century, which has had a rich and exciting history. This "Mala domus" (bad house) appears in the texts for the first time in 1244, den of evildoers, then redeemed many times by great French nobles. Madame du Molay as 1771, Josephine Bonaparte as 1799 (she died there after her divorce), Queen Christina of Spain in 1842, Napoleon III in 1861... and will eventually become state property in 1903.

Today, you can admire this castle, the museum it houses and the carefully maintained six-hectare park, labeled "remarkable garden". Please note that the Château de Bois-Préau is currently undergoing works and should not reopen until the last quarter of 2022.

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On the program for this 18th edition of the Night of the Museums:

      Night of the museums at the Château de Malmaison

      Saturday 14 may, 19h14Unaccompanied and free visits from 14h to 23h (last entry 14h30).

    A nocturnal visit to a castle steeped in history, what could be more exciting? For this new Night of Museums, we meet at the Château de Malmaison and Bois-Préau!

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