The major novelties expected in Paris in 2023!

That’s it, here we are in 2023! A new year which, as usual, brings its share of good surprises and disappointments. If 2023 will mark, for example, the end of printed receipts in paper, this one will also be punctuated with many public holidays. But who says new year also says irrepressible desire for novelty. We take you to discover these new places that are about to open in Paris, and those that will reopen this year. Are you following us?

The opening of the brand new immersive Stranger Things experience in Paris

New in Paris 2023

After the success of the Official Stranger Things Store on the Champs-Elysées, this brand new immersive experience looks promising! The concept: we take you to Hawkins, Indiana – in 1985. At the Paris Event Center, in the heart of stunning audiovisual sets, supernatural mysteries and thrilling encounters will bring the cult series to life before your eyes from next March 10. We at Paris Secret can’t wait to discover this immersive Strangers Things experience!

Join the waiting list here – Opening in March 2023

The return of the Colors Festival

New in Paris 2023

He’s back for a new edition: the Colors Festival! Already last year, Anna Conda, Carole B., Combo, Codex Urbanus, HeartCraft, Levalet, Petite Poissone, Rast, Sax and other graffiti artists with bombs as sharp as a blade transformed this sleepy place into a spot of XXL urban art! This year, see you from February 4 in the 19th arrondissement! On the program of the Colors Festival #3: there are no longer 700, but 4500 m2 of rainbow from floor to ceiling and more than 80 French & international artists spread over 5 floors!

Join the Colors Festival waiting list here – Opening on February 4, 2023

The reopening of the “it’s a small world” attraction at Disneyland Paris

It's a small world Disneyland Paris

Since its opening in 1992, Disneyland Paris has never ceased to amaze young and old. If the magic still works and always, it is not for nothing that the famous amusement park has become the first European tourist destination. While Disneyland Paris makes us dream all year round, a piece of news should delight its fans: in 2023, the “it’s a small world” attraction will FINALLY reopen its doors!

“It’s a small world” attraction Reopening in spring 2023

The “Ramses & the Gold of the Pharaohs” exhibition in Paris: opening in 2023

Ramses and the gold of the Pharaohs
© World Heritage Exhibitions Laboratoriorosso / Sandro Vannini

In April 2023, the long-awaited exhibition “Ramses & the gold of the Pharaohs” will land at La Villette. A monumental exhibition that should delight fans of ancient Egypt. As part of this event exhibition, the coffin of Ramses II will be displayed exclusive to visitors. And for good reason: Egypt will exceptionally lend the sarcophagus of the illustrious pharaoh to the Parisian exhibition.

Exhibition “Ramses and the gold of the Pharaohs” – Opening on April 7, 2023

The opening of the immersive Harry Potter exhibition in 2023

Harry Potter: The Exhibition
Harry Potter: The Exhibition, Philadelphia

It is a huge immersive exhibition dedicated to the world of Harry Potter which will open in Paris in 2023. Imagined by Warner Bros, Imagine Exhibitions and EMC Present, “Harry Potter: The Exhibition” is the largest immersive event dedicated to the magical universe of JK Rowling.

Unveiled last February at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, this XXL exhibition attracted several million visitors. While it has just opened in Vienna, Austria, “Harry Potter: The Exhibition” will take place at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, before starting a tour in major European cities.

Harry Potter™: The ExhibitionParis Expo Porte de Versailles – Opening in spring 2023

The opening of Boom Boom Villette

Boom Boom Villette
©Malherbe Paris, Apsys

In the 19th arrondissement of Paris, in the heart of the City of Science and Industry is Vill’Up. In 2023, this shopping center will be transformed into a leisure centre. Her name ? Boom Boom Villette. For this project: 3 main axes: leisure, food and events. An innovative concept that will make Boom Boom Villette the first “food & leisure market” in France. On 21,000 m2 you will have the pleasure of discovering a bowling alley, an arcade room, a trampoline park, a mini-golf course and you can even learn indoor free fall with iFly.

But that’s not all ! This unique place will also host a 3000 m2 escape game dedicated to Batman, the largest escape game in France! To take a break and regain strength, no less than 4000 m2 will be dedicated to catering, with a wide range of street food! A concept that promises moments of good humor with family or friends. Appointment at the opening, in the summer of 2023!

Boom Boom Villette30 avenue Corentin Cariou, Paris 19 – Opening in summer 2023

Paris 2023: the reopening of the Maritime Museum

National Maritime Museum

Closed since 2017 for renovation, the National Maritime Museum will reopen in 2023. A real treat for culture buffs looking for a unique maritime adventure! Entirely transformed, the National Maritime Museum of tomorrow will embody the maritime museum of the 21st century! His big mission? Telling about France and the sea! Stories of ancient and contemporary seas and sailors, issues and challenges around the sea, it will be a lively and interactive place who will invite you to travel…. And as Renaud would say: “It’s not the man who takes to the sea, it’s the sea that takes the man”!

National Maritime Museum17 place du Trocadéro et du 11 Novembre, Paris 16 – Reopening in October 2023

The opening of the Quai de la Photo in Paris

Quai de la Photo, Paris
©Quai de la Photo

In line with Fluctuart, a new floating art center will open in Paris in May 2023. Located in the 13th arrondissement, at the foot of the Pont de Bercy, this place of hybrid cultural life is likely to amaze you.

Free and open to all, Photo Quay will invite you to stroll over 1000 m2, through exhibitions of contemporary photographs. Like art enthusiasts, we can’t wait for the Quai de la Photo to drop anchor!

Photo Quayat the foot of the Pont de Bercy, Paris 13 – Opening in May 2023

The Gainsbourg Museum and the Gainsbarre piano bar in 2023

Gainsbourg House, Paris

The opening of the Gainsbourg House is desired, but the fervor of the public is such that it can afford it. Initially announced for 2022, the opening of the Gainsbourg Museum and the Gainsbarre piano bar will open in 2023.

The Maison Gainsbourg will consist of two addresses: 5 bis rue de Verneuil, the dandy’s lair between 1969 and 1991 and 14 rue de Verneuil hosting a museum, a bookshop-boutique and Le Gainsbarre! If he has what? Affirmative! And psst: A new exhibition dedicated to Gainsbourg opens in 2023!

Gainsbourg House14 rue de Verneuil, Paris 7 – Opening in summer 2023

Paris 2023: The Gourmet Hall of Saint-Ouen

Gourmet Hall of Saint-Ouen
©Saguez & Partners

This spring 2023 there is a strong risk of being punctuated by exceptional openings in Paris. In summer, gourmets will have plenty of time to go to the opening of the largest food court in Ile-de-France. In the heart of the Docks of Saint-Ouen: a third place of 7500 m2 which already makes the inhabitants of the Ile-de-France salivate. Built in a former factory, this XXL food court will unveil around thirty street-food brands, a food market, food-trucks and an urban farm, among other surprises.

Gourmet hall of Saint-Ouen – Opening in spring 2023

The Escape game Batman, the biggest escape game in France

Escape game Batman Paris

Here is another adventure originally expected for 2022. In 2023, it is at the heart of Boom Boom Villette what will open Batman Gotham City Adventures. Was the wait worth it? We are sure yes! Inspired by the adventures of the black knight, this monumental escape game will be the biggest escape game in France, just that. 3000 m2 of unique sets, 3 immersive play areas, iconic characters from Gotham City… In 2023, ready to set off on an adventure and to respond at Batman’s call?

Batman Gotham City Adventures – Paris 19 – Opening in May 2023

The reopening of the Bourdelle Museum in Paris in 2023

Bourdelle Museum, Paris
Riccardo Milani / Hans Lucas via AFP

In Paris, the Bourdelle Museum is a museum workshop which shows the place where the renowned sculptor lived and worked. Bronzes, marbles, plasters… The universe of the man who was Rodin’s collaborator is offered to Parisians. In addition to a sculpture garden, the contemporary extension of the museum enhances the work of Antoine Bourdelle. Closed since January 2021 for works, the Bourdelle Museum will reopen to the public in early 2023.

[trackLink link_url= » »]Bourdelle Museum[/trackLink]18 avenue Antoine Bourdelle, Paris 15 – Reopening on March 15, 2023

The opening of the Hotel Aurore in Paris


It is near the François Mitterand Library, overlooking Station F, that Aurore will see the light of day. In 2023, Parisians will be able to discover this eco-luxury hotel is impressive to say the least. This hotel, the renowned Japanese architect Kengo Kuma imagined it with the intention of bringing an abundance of greenery to the development of the Paris Rive Gauche district.

Combining wood, bronze, metal and plants, this crazy architectural project will host the first establishment across the Atlantic of the eco-luxury hotel group “1 Hotels”. In Paris, Aurora Hotel promises to be a veritable green lung in the heart of the city, where nature is at the heart of everything.

Aurora – 1 Hotels175 avenue de France, Paris 13 – Opening in 2023 (date to come)

The major novelties expected in Paris in 2023!