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Musee des Egouts de Paris

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(closed for renovations) - Fancy a walk well off the beaten track in the French capital? This tour will show you the underside of Paris from Ancient times through to the era of Belgrand, the 19th-century engineer who designed the sewer system in its...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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| Opposite 93 Quai d'Orsay, 75007 Paris, France
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Reviewed February 26, 2012

This was quite interesting and educational. When we went (December 2011) we were handed a pamphlet in English and left on our own. It's pretty easy to navigate through the tour without a guide. Most of the displays are in both French and English. It...More

1  Thank UOtterTravel
Reviewed February 22, 2012

We visited the Paris Underground Sewers (Les Egouts) since we had a 6 day Paris Museum Pass. It was a rainy day so it worked out to be inside. Great place to see where all the sewage is processed in Paris. It was like another...More

Thank karenpammy2016
Reviewed February 17, 2012

The sewers of Paris are famous..this new tour is very informative. Information given by students of colleges...Involves some walking..check times and dates for visits..

Thank raenette
Reviewed February 15, 2012

It is unsmelly and with lots of display boards to read at the start and I prepared to be disappointed, but as the tour progressed (which you take at your own pace) it got whiffy and felt quite edgy! The parisians are so proud of...More

Thank Maggie C
Reviewed February 4, 2012

The kids weren't impressed at all by this museum, but us adults liked the rare opportunity to see "what lies beneath" Paris and of course every other city in the Western world. In the UK this sort of "attraction" would never be allowed on the...More

1  Thank KiwiGrrl
Reviewed February 4, 2012

The kids weren't impressed at all by this museum, but us adults liked the rare opportunity to see "what lies beneath" Paris and of course every other city in the Western world. In the UK this sort of "attraction" would never be allowed on the...More

13  Thank KiwiGrrl
Reviewed January 19, 2012

Ever since learning about it in french at high school I wanted to see the sewers of Paris and learn about how they helped in the French revloution. The sewer museum was very informative and interesting. The info was provided in English and French and...More

Thank bronter
Reviewed December 29, 2011

The museum seemed to be quite old, with few changes since it was created, but it's cheap and seems to be one the less traveled attractions in Paris. If you've been to the catacombs and enjoyed that I would also recommend this place. It is...More

3  Thank Smaskifa
Reviewed December 28, 2011

Think sewer, and most people think of smelly, gross, dark underground tunnels. But leave it to the city of Paris to create a gem of a museum, if not a novelty for visitors to experience. Besides the viewing (and smelling) of the vast underground rivers,...More

5  Thank ravenspirit
Reviewed November 9, 2011

Visitors to the sewers of Paris can walk upon raised walkways directly above the sewage itself. Paris has a unique underground sewer network dug under streets and boulevards, and every Parisian street lies above its own corresponding sewer, complete with its own underground street sign....More

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Tracy K
July 7, 2018|
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Response from EMMANUELS1440 | Property representative |
It's close for works during 2 years
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KakaTaka
June 12, 2018|
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Response from CoPilotToAdventure | Reviewed this property |
No, no one got sick. It’s not much worse than a portapotty! Mostly a strong musky ammonia smell. The tunnels are cool, great for kids maybe 4th grade and up. The history and infrastructure is the draw for adults.
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atravellingman
July 10, 2017|
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Response from DavidDavidDavid | Reviewed this property |
The sewer museum is on the left bank, not right. Sorry
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