The Nuit du Hack will be held for the first time in The Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie, in Paris

For the first time, La Nuit Du Hack will take place in La Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie in Paris Center !

HZV team is proud to welcome you to a unique venue, specially the Centre de Congrès of La Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie !

Just for you, on three levels in mezzanine : a 900 seat amphitheater, 2000m2 of exhibition space, the « Loft » : 1000m2 that will entirely dedicated to the Wargame and much more !

In 2018, La Nuit Du Hack will be : talks, challenges, workshops but also surprises !

How to Come ?

Adress : Cité des sciences et de l'industrie - 30, avenue Corentin-Cariou - 75019 Paris.

From the tram platform and the Porte de la Villette bus stop, there is direct access to the Cité using a ramp with a slope of less than 4%.
Accessibility contact: info.handicap(at)

By car

Take the north Paris ring road (Périphérique) and exit at Porte de la Villette.
Paying car park, entrances on boulevard Macdonald and Quai de la Charente.
Coach park (bus, minibus, etc.) with paid access (10 minute free drop-off), entrance on boulevard Macdonald only.
For more information and booking inquiries, call +33 (0)1 40 05 79 90.

Car Park
Paying car park with 1500 spaces, 32 spaces reserved for disabled people, entrances on boulevard Macdonald and Quai de la Charente.
Open everyday, 24 hours a day, direct access.
Max. height: 1.80 meters.

Contact : p751908(at)
Site web :

By Public transport

   Métro : ligne 7, station Porte de la Villette.
   Autobus : lignes 139, 150, 152, station Porte de la Villette.
   Tramway :T3b (Porte de Vincennes - Porte de la Chapelle), station Porte de la Villette.

More informations on the RATP website :

By Bicycle

You can cycle to the Cité des sciences et de l'industrie from the centre of Paris using a network of special cycle lanes. Bicycle parking is available at the front of the Cité des sciences et de l'industrie, by the Forest Hill Hotel.

Velib' stations close to the Cité

Station n° 19009 : 28 bis, avenue Corentin Cariou. 75019 Paris.
Station n° 19033 : 30, rue de Cambrai. 75019 Paris.
Station n° 19011 : 2, rue Rouvet. 75019 Paris.
Station n° 19008 : 177, avenue de Flandre. 75019 Paris

See the Velib’ Website :

By boat (on the canal)

Cruises between the Bassin de la Villette and Port de l'Arsenal with
Cruises between the Parc de la Villette and the Musée d'Orsay with

Safety Instructions

Following the terror attacks in Paris on November 13, 2015 and to ensure the safety of our visitors, the Cité des sciences et de l’industrie is strictly applying the security measures decided by the French authorities.

The Cité des sciences et de l’industrie is opened except on Monday. Please note that opening hours will remain the same.
Suitcases as well as oversized luggage cannot be allowed into the Museum. Only handbags and other bags (plastic bags or backpacks) less than 50 cm, 30 cm wide and 20 cm thick are admitted.
Nevertheless, they must be checked visually and with the magnetometer. Visitor who refuses to cooperate with the checks will be denied access to the Museum.
We apologize for the inconvenience and delay which may be caused by the extra security checks at the entrance.
Thank you for your cooperation.

The security facility on the plaza to the park / Disney Village will perform regular checking, every cutting / screeching / dangerous object and so on will be confiscated and destroyed.
You can walk from the Disney's New York Hotel post that take place Avenue René Goscinny, you'll have to show yourself at the second porch (Convention Center) for the security checking. This one will tolerate tools such as leatherman.
The alcohol bringed by the participants will be denied and confiscated.

More informations soon

Where to Sleep ?

To find an hotel nearby the Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie :

We also have a partnership with the Holiday Inn Express Paris - Canal de la Villette

Holiday Inn Express Paris - Canal de la Villette is ideally located along the Canal, in a very green, quiet & pleasant boho neighborhood calle “le Bassin de la Villette”, at only 10 mn walk from la Cité des Sciences, via the beautiful & peaceful stroll along le Canal de l’Ourcq..

It is a 3 star high level fantastic eco-friendly Hotel, in central Paris (North-East) with 144 rooms + 400 square meters of meeting rooms (10) with up to 200 delegates capacity for seminars.

At only 3 minutes from the Subway (Riquet station – Line 7) = 5 mn from Gare de l’Est & Gare du Nord (RER B = direct for Roissy CDG Airport & Villepinte Expo Park), 15 mn from Opéra (& RER A), 20 mn from le Musée du Louvre.

To discover its green concept & design, have a look on the France24 (Tv) report which was about our hotel for the show «Life style » about green hotels in Paris. You can view it on :
Please find below discounted rates al taxes included, depending room type and depending availability :

Standard room (20 square meters) per room type, per night :
Hot buffet breakfast OFFERED !
High speed Internet access wlan + wifi OFFERED !
single room for 1 person = 169 € (instead of 265 € our 2018 public rate) = 37 % discount
twin or double room for 2 persons = 189 € (instead of 295 € our 2018 public rate) = 35 % discount
triple room (1 double bed + 1 single sofa bed) for 3 persons = 209 € (instead of 325 € our 2018 public rate) = 33 % discount
City tax (per person, per night)
1,65 €
Extra charge for a VIP room upgrade of 25 square meters (per room, per night)
Our 32 biggest rooms, with the best views over the Canal & 12 with private balcony !
50 € (instead of 100 € our 2018 public rate) = 50 % discount.

Private car park (under the hotel), per space, per day :
24 € (instead of 32 € our 2018 public rate) = 25 % discount

How to reserve ?
You just have to scan email to the Reservation service of the hotel :
The reservation code to indicate in the object is : Nuit du Hack.
You will have to specify the room type, the nights requested and if you need a car park.
Beware, these rates are depending availability, as June is high season date for Paris & the neighbourhood. Please also reserve asap !

Where to take a snack ?

More informations :

All around La Villette, there are a wide choice of food places and supermarkets, from ethnic or fast-food to meat restaurants.

See Here

Just a small selection:

A LA FOLIE (Snacks & Bières)
McDonald's (Vous savez)
HIPPOPOTAMUS (Vous savez aussi)
LA PLAGE (Bar/resto de quartier)
PANAME BREWING COMPANY (micro brasserie, restaurant)