Monument Jeu d’Enfant 2022: the Hôtel de la Marine reveals itself to children

By Cécile D. Photo by My B. Released October 3, 2022 at 7:05 pm

Also this year the magnificent Hôtel de la Marine participates in the Monument Jeu d’Enfant event, this weekend of 22 and 23 October 2022. On the program for these special days, themed visits and fun workshops …

For this first weekend of Feasts of All Saintsparents and children take advantage of an unmissable and always fun event: Monument Child’s play. Many monuments in France open their doors to curious young people, to help them discover our exceptional heritage in an educational and fun way.

This year we have an appointment on Saturday 22 And the DSunday 23 October 2022, to visit theMarina Hotel, in the heart of Paris. This magnificent monument invites us to leave to discover its history through various visits and workshops for the whole family, they reveal all the secrets of the place.

Located on the Place de la Concorde, the Hôtel de la Marine was originally designed to be the furniture storage of the Kings of France. After the Revolution, this exceptional environment served as offices for the ministry of the navy. It wasn’t until 2015 that the Navy left the scene. The buildings were then restored and opened to the public, with the title of national monument and exhibition space.

Is required reserve in advance to participate in the activities offered by the Hôtel de la Marine during this event. Grab your tickets now so you don’t miss out on any of these fun activities, which should delight the whole family.

Here is the program of this weekend of discoveries at the Hôtel de la Marine:

  • Visit: at the Intendant of the Corona Furniture Depot
    When and why was the Hôtel de la Marine built? Who lived there and how did they live? By visiting the apartments of the Intendant of the Garde-meuble, discover the daily life of the monument at the dawn of the French Revolution.
    Duration: 1 hour then free wandering in the state rooms
    From 7 years old. Prices: € 15 / € 10
  • Visit: The history of the Hôtel de la Marine
    Under the gilding of the reception rooms and the loggia, there are chapters in the history of the Hôtel de la Marine from the reign of Louis XV to today. At the end of the visit, children are invited to draw inspiration from the portraits of the great halls to compose a bookmark in their effigy!
    Duration: 1 hour visit then 20 minutes of activity
    From 7 years old. Prices: € 13 / € 8
  • Workshop: The golds of the Hôtel de la Marine
    Discover the sumptuous décor of the formal rooms at the Hôtel de la Marine, then learn about leaf gilding and take home a memento of this gem of the Place de la Concorde!
    Duration: 30 minutes of visit in the ceremonial halls then 1h30 of laboratory
    From the age of 8. Prices: € 13 / € 8
    Equipment provided
  • Introduction to drawing in the Salons d’Apparat
    Get to know drawing as a family at the Hôtel de la Marine! Faced with the sumptuous decorations of the ceremonial halls, choose the motifs you prefer and take paper and pencils. To accompany you, you will be entrusted with technical advice and suggestions.
    Duration: 1h30
    From 6 years old. Prices: € 13 / € 8
    Equipment provided

Which business are you most interested in? One thing is certain: you will not be disappointed when you discover this magnificent, recently renovated hotel! Come on, friends?

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