Family Way : visit the BHV Family Way : visit the BHV

Family Way : visit the BHV


Family Way: a visit to the BHV

Manuel de visite du BHV pour les familles - Family Way

The fun trail
The little-known history of the BHV
A neighborhood rich in heritage


What to expect

Discover the history of the BHV and Parisian department stores on a tour for all the family!

Did you know that the BHV (Hôtel de Ville bazaar) is one of the oldest department stores in Paris? You can find out a lot more about this and other buildings, as well as about the advances of the late 19th century, on this discovery trail designed for families. Aimed at all ages and lasting from 30 minutes to an hour, the tour takes you along 12 different stages, like a treasure hunt, so you can learn while having fun!

If you want to find out more, you can also follow the digital links provided. The itinerary is sent to you immediately after purchase. The booklet is also available in English, and it can be printed. On the day, check the BHV opening times and you're ready to go!

Good to know for your visit

  • The e-book is available in English or French.
  • BHV opening hours: Monday to Saturday from 10am to 8pm and Sunday from 11am to 7pm.

What's included:

  • A downloadable trail to print out or use online - fun, educational and interactive for the whole family.


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52 Rue de Rivoli
75004 Paris

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