What’s on in February?

Panic on the pistes, a date with our ancestors, free fall and much more. Find out more about the family days out organised for the school holidays.

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Musée de l’Homme

Neandertal

Le Musée de l’Homme takes you back 380,000 years in time, transporting you face to face with the Neanderthals, mankind’s ancestor that still holds many secrets. This family exhibition offers a variety of different experiences that blend serious scientific rigor with fun displays and workshops. Split into three sections, the exhibition gives an insight into the daily life of the Neanderthals and how long they lived. It will also provide the keys to answer the crucial question of how Neanderthals evolved into Homo Sapiens.

Musée de l’Homme - From 28 March 2018 to 7 January 2019 - 17 place du Trocadero - 75116 Paris 16 - Opening hours: 10am-6pm, closed on Tuesdays, 1 May and 25 December - Tickets: €12, €9 reduced rate, free for under 18s

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Panique sur les pistes

Panique sur les pistes

An activity for children organised during the February school holidays. Little ones aged 5 and up are invited to take part in this life-size game and will receive a prize at the end. Playmobil’s unlimited world of imagination laid out in all its splendour.

Playmobil Funpark - 24 Allée des Jachères, 94260 Fresnes - From 17 February to 4 March 2018 - From 10.30am to 6.30pm - Free

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Tom Sawyer

Les aventures de Tom Sawyer, the musical

This musical adventure will take its audience, young and old, on a journey along the Mississippi of the 19th century. The young Tom Sawyer, eternal personification of freedom, was brought to life in 1876 by the famous American author Mark Twain and has been portrayed in countless ways ever since. With his friend Huckleberry Finn, he witnesses a scene that will change his destiny and take him on a fantastic adventure.

Théâtre Mogador - 25 rue de Mogador - 75009 Paris - From 17 February to 6 May 2018 - Every Sunday at 11am

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Chute libre in door

Indoor sky diving

iFLY Vill’up is the best free fall tunnel in the world. This 14m-tall glass tube will give you a taste of what it feels like to skydive and is open to everyone. No need to worry about weather conditions! Whether you’re an expert or a beginner, come and experience all the thrills jumping out of a plane without a parachute, and without the risk.

Open every day from 10am to 1am 30 Avenue Corentin Cariou 75019 Paris 19 Porte de la Villette

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MOMA - Fondation Louis Vuitton

Being Modern : MOMA at Paris

Through the presentation of a selection of works from the American museum, the Being Modern exhibition aims to illustrate this prestigious institution’s commitment to art.

The collection of works includes masterpieces from the early days of modern art to more contemporary times, as well as art from the periods of abstract expressionism and minimalism. A selection of 200 pieces from across MoMA’s six departments are on display in Paris, some for the first time ever, such as Brancusi’s Bird in Space and Warhol’s Campbell’s Soup Cans.

Until 5 March 2018 - MoMA Fondation Louis Vuitton - 8 avenue du Mahatma Gandhi Bois de Boulogne - 75016 Paris - Opening hours : Every day except Tuesdays from 11am to 8pm, Fridays until 9pm, Saturday and Sunday from 9am to 9pm

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Par Sandrine Scher