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Palais de la découverte 2025 : Air Liquide “founding patron” of the Chemistry exhibit hall

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A partner of the “Palais de la découverte” for over 15 years, Air Liquide has renewed its partnership with Universcience to contribute to the completion of the Chemistry exhibition space. In this context, the Group participates in the acquisition of a new air liquefier as part of the “Palais de la découverte” renovation project. Air Liquide will also support Universcience’s team through a collaboration with the scientific and technical expertise of its Research & Development teams. The objective is to share knowledge on Air Liquide's scientific territory, made up of essential small molecules such as hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, etc.

A major institution for scientific education in France, the “Palais de la découverte” is an iconic site for children and adults alike, who have explored it for over 80 years to discover the many scientific fields and marvel at the experiments presented in the different areas.

On its reopening, the “Palais de la découverte” will feature a brand-new museography, including an area dedicated to chemistry, redesigned in collaboration with the Air Liquide group. This areais of particular importance for the Group insofar as liquid air is produced on site, giving a spectacular view of air in its different states - gaseous, solid, and… liquid!

Air Liquide Research & Development volunteer employees will also be able to interact with the public within the framework of presentations such as “A researcher, an experiment” or “An engineer, a project" at the “Cité des sciences et de l’industrie”. This is an opportunity for the Group to raise awareness regarding the role of industry in helping to meet major challenges such as decarbonization.


Universcience, the public body of the "Palais de la découverte" and the "Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie" aims to make science accessible to all and to promote contemporary scientific, technical and industrial culture. Universcience deploys a cultural offering, designed in close collaboration with researchers and enriched by human mediation, on each of its two sites in Paris: the "Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie" in the 19th arrondissement (and the Étincelles du "Palais de la découverte" during its renovation), as well as regionally and internationally, as well as on the Internet ( and via its online media (

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