Located on the Cité’s upper level, Explora’s 2,500 m² will give extra height to your events...

The Forum provides stunning views over the Geode and La Villette Park, and adjoins the main permanent exhibitions. In its extension, a wide walkway overlooking the escalators and Reception Hall enables enlargement of the reception area in an imposing, atypical setting.


  • 2500 m²
  • up to 2,300 people in cocktail party mode | 1000 people for sit-down dinners


  • access for people with reduced mobility
  • located in the heart of the exhibition foyers
  • large volume, the ceiling height lends itself to aerial events
  • glass façade providing plenty of light and “postcard” views 
  • modulable area, a modern venue combining purity of line with density of materials
  • top-quality technical performance, thanks to latest-generation equipment (light, sound, video network)
  • an ideal venue for evening receptions complementing private bookings for exhibitions and activities in the Planetarium

© Photos: G. Rorato - AFM / Téléthon - J.-C. Guilloux - A. Robin- S. Chivet