Art and culture in Luxembourg

MUDAM LuxembourgAll art lovers should be happy in Luxembourg. Indeed, even if Luxembourg is a small city of less than 120,000 inhabitants, its international dimension and its status as a European capital endow it a significant cultural dimension.

Museums and other cultural and artistic centers in Luxembourg reflect the cultural and historical dimension of the Grand Duchy. Visit its museums and cultural centers to better understand the Luxembourg culture.
Moreover, many exhibitions of contemporary artists or classical artists regularly take place in Luxembourg: vernissage of local painters or sculptors, permanent art galleries or temporary exhibitions … for art lovers in Luxembourg.

Don’t miss the Luxembourg Art Week.

Museums in Luxembourg

There are many interesting museums in Luxembourg City and elsewhere in the country to visit, to better understand the history of the Grand Duchy and Luxembourg culture. 

The city of Luxembourg is full of museums : Museum of natural history, Museum of the Bank, Museum of the history of the city of Luxembourg, Museum of trams and buses, Museum of Post and telecommunications,… are an integral part of the Luxembourgian cultural heritage.

Events in museum

Several annual events are regularly organized allowing visitors to discover this heritage. The “Luxembourg Museum Days” consists of a free opening weekend of some forty museums.

The Museum Night, traditionally organised every year since 2001, enables art lovers to visit the 7 museums of the City of Luxembourg at night. Activities are offered such as special guided tours, workshops for all, conferences, and other surprises such as refreshments or snacks. Feel free to participate.

Subscriptions and museum admissions

An annual card Museum Pass, is available with many different options: individual, couple, family, etc. Thanks to this card, you’ll get an annual free access to all city museums, invitations to exhibition previews, special guided tours and discounts on some exhi- bition catalogues.

Moreover, entrance is free for the under 21’s and students under 26 to all Luxembourg City’s museums.

For more information, visit www.museumsmile.lu.

Discover the Luxembourg heritage on the Luxembourg Museum days

Association Friends of the Museums of Art and History Luxembourg

The Association “Les Amis des Musées d’Art et d’Histoire” contributes to the safeguarding of cultural heritage and the enrichment of museum collections.

Thanks to the membership card, you benefit from unlimited admission to affiliated museums throughout the year as well as invitations to specific events of the association (vernissages, art lunches, guided tours, trips, etc.). ).

For more information visit the site amisdesmusees.lu.

Cultural centers in Luxembourg

Ask in your municipality, they often have a local cultural center offering a wide choice of cultural events: music, theater, opera, cabaret, lectures, reading activities…

The country’s libraries are also a gold mine for information and cultural activities. Feel free to visit them

In addition, Luxembourg’s diversity in terms of population has led to the emergence of many cultural centres of foreign communities living in Luxembourg.

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