"Journées du patrimoine" at the OECD


‌OECD opens its doors

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The OECD opens its doors for the 34th edition of the Journées européennes du patrimoine, under the theme “Youth and Heritage”.

This is the only time of the year when the general public can visit OECD Headquarters and the historic Château de la Muette.

Visitors learn about OECD and discover the heritage of this historical site deeply rooted in French history and the Kings of France.

The OECD is pleased to participate once again and to welcome you, your family and friends, on


Saturday 16 & Sunday 17 September 2017 
from 10:00 to 17:00

Guided tours of the Château de la Muette and its gardens
in several languages:
approximately 45 minutes

The last tour will leave at 16:15

Following the tour, visitors were welcome to remain in the Château gardens and enjoy live music and refreshments provided by our team of volunteers as well as: 

  • a conversation with OECD experts and a unique opportunity to meet the OECD Beekeeper and learn more about this fascinating urban-green-initiative (see the full programme below)

  • a Knowledge Fair highlighting work across the OECD

  • an opportunity to get to know the OECD’s Better Life Index

  • activities for children

  • refreshments with proceeds going to the OECD’s War on Hunger group


The OECD closed its doors at 17:00.
For practical information on how to get to the OECD.


FULL PRogramme

Saturday 16 & Sunday 17 September 2017

  • 14:00-15:00       
    A conversation with...
    Ambassador Pierre Duquesne, Ambassador to the OECD, Permanent Representation of France to the OECD

  • 14:30-16:00        
    Discovery Lab with Jean-Yves Minette, the OECD’s beekeeper 

  • 15:15-16:00        
    A conversation with OECD experts
    Theme will be announced 10 days before the event

Awaiting your visit, you may wish to read more on the Château de la Muette by clicking on the link below.


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