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Address: 25-28, rue du Docteur Roux, Paris, France
Phone Number: 0145688283
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Guided tours are offered of the home of Louis Pasteur, the scientist who...

Guided tours are offered of the home of Louis Pasteur, the scientist who discovered pasteurization, the technique by which bacteria are destroyed in certain types of foods.

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Very informative and well laid out

We were not aware before we asked at the gate whether the museum was open to the public. With no difficulty, we got a security pass and joined an afternoon tour. There was not... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 14, 2015
Regina, Canada
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Regina, Canada
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72 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

We were not aware before we asked at the gate whether the museum was open to the public. With no difficulty, we got a security pass and joined an afternoon tour. There was not much guiding, as most of the information we got was from a booklet that was handed out. The sequence of the tour was well done and... More 

2 Thank RegRobinson
Long Beach, California
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126 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Pasteur was amazing, saved many lives with his work. The Museum did a great job preserving his house and tools he used. They have all his family furniture and set up as he lived. Tour in French, but they give me a info sheet so I could follow along. The crypt is the best part, he is buried on site... More 

1 Thank BuenoOrNot
Evanston, Illinois
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

As a microbiologist, I HAD to visit this museum, and was very impressed with the scientific and personal items that one could see there. It is definitely worth the trip and the entry fee. However, the staff and museum policies definitely do not make you feel particularly welcome - no photos allowed, limited time allowed in each area (because the... More 

2 Thank Vicky M
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

When I asked my friend for some advice about visiting Paris, she exclaimed, "I went to the BEST place - Louis Pasteur's house - you MUST go there!" To be fair, we are both medical doctors, so perhaps that gave it some extra interest for us. My parents (who are not doctors) were disinclined to believe it was the "best... More 

6 Thank doctorlondon2015
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Pasteur was such an interesting and accomplished man.. unfortunately, he is really let down by the "tour" at this museum. In order to view the museum, you must go on a 'guided tour'. However, the tour consists of a lady taking you into a small room with glass cases filled with artifacts, where she makes you stay there for half... More 

6 Thank Canadiantravelz
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014 via mobile

A very interesting museum with beautiful rooms! The guided tour (which is obligatory) is a bit poor. I had the impression that the guide did not really like his job. Nevertheless I recommend this museum to everyone who is interested in science or who likes watching beautiful old buildings and its furniture. Especially the crypt which you get to see... More 

3 Thank johazz
Boynton Beach, Florida
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88 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

If you are into medicine or just want to avoid the tourists while increasing your IQ, you won't want to miss this important historical museum. Admission is only 3EURO. Over 1000 items used by the famous researcher are on display. Also on the grounds is the crypt and alter of Pasteur surrounded in a lavish marble and gold décor. Open... More 

4 Thank dan w
Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

As a student who just finished a Degree in Microbiology and Immunology this was a must see while in Paris! It was amazing see his lab, his microscopes, an old school autoclave and even the ACTUAL swan neck flasks from his legendary experiments which proved Germ Theory! as well as examples of experiments from his Rabies work. I was the... More 

4 Thank Sam M
Curitiba, PR
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112 reviews
79 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

a special and exciting museum! very well organized, and includes the laboratory of Dr. Pasteur personal quarters and his wife, and the visit to receive a document with the history (brief) of his life as a scientist, available in many languages, including Portuguese. The crypt is beautiful, a work of art, and worthy of hosting this wonderful man who devoted... More 

1 Thank LuBrasil L
Palmares, Costa Rica
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

If you are into microbiology and chemistry and know about the legacy Monsieur Pasteur, you can spend hours, maybe days watching the displays. Every piece, every test tube, everything is so exciting and you can learn lots by just staying there a couple of hours. I still don't know why they don't allow people to take pictures without flash. People... More 

2 Thank Maynor210167

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