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La Cite des Sciences et de L'lndustrie

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This large interactive science museum has numerous exhibits dedicated to making science comprehensible for non-scientists.
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30 avenue Corentin Cariou | La Villette, 75019 Paris, France
La Villette
+33 1 85 53 99 74
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All reviews science museum great for kids lots of interactive exhibits special effects transport section children and adults real submarine field trip speak french visited this museum lots of fun temporary exhibition audio guide great museum planetarium geodes enfants
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Traveling with a three-year-old is a challenge. We are constantly looking for activities that are age appropriate. This museum has fun exhibits for all ages, as well as a fantastic learning play area! Our son hada blast playing with some water jets, gears, mazes, and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did not have the opportunity to pre book tickets and had to queue in the rain for over an hour to get through security then had to queue to get tickets. The museum was great and even after 5 hours we still had not...More

Thank TeenaB_11
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

Typical French museum based on few things very well packaged. Nothing special to see that doesn't worth the ticket. Fortunatly it's free of charge for UE citizens that are less than 26 years old. The only event very nice to see is Geode that is...More

1  Thank ValerioDM
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

Great museum. Kids lovvved it. Interactive stations fornkids even if they do not speak the language. English is avaulable on each station. We were guided to what was vest to do due to the fact that the kuda did not speak French. Access to real...More

1  Thank Yael F
Reviewed August 21, 2018

Our 10 and 8 year olds loved the children's section - you get a timed ticket and can stay 90 minutes, which is about right, and it was not overcrowded. Lots of interactive exhibits arranged around themes - water and manufacturing were the most popular...More

1  Thank Clarevs2018
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

We specifically visited here because of the special effects exhibition advertised, but the science museum was so much better than we expected, and was more than worth the €12pp entrance. This was a great hands on experience, with a planetarium, geode (book to use VR...More

Thank 912jacquelinel
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

I spent a day exploring this amazing place. Worth every penny. This is billed as the largest science museum in Europe. It covers everything I could imagine and the air and space section was incredible and reminded me of why I wanted to be a...More

Thank Obi1234
Reviewed August 7, 2018

My 16 & 14 yo sons had a great time here. Most things were in English and there were some interesting interactive exhibits. That being said, there were some exhibits that were let downs. We all enjoyed the museum, but be willing to move to...More

Thank Jenswar
Reviewed August 6, 2018

The ticket price is really good value for money once you realise how much there is to do here! There are two floors full of different exhibits covering a lot of topics- definitely something for everyone. You can also visit a submarine and have a...More

Thank Amelia T
Reviewed July 31, 2018

The good: it's quite a huge area, with lots of topics from sound, to physics, astronomy, etc. There's quite plenty to cover, and you could spend the day there. However, the majority of the pieces are not quite engaging, and not very interactive / interesting....More

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La Villette
This futuristic landscape has come to define the
northeast of Paris. The Saint-Denis canal is framed
with luscious lawns and metallic buildings over a
wide-open space. Home to Europe's largest science
museum, this area rewards daytime and nighttime
explorations; there are three concert spaces, plus
cinemas and bars, and even open-air cinema in the
summer. The surrounding homes are a sharp contrast to
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Kimberli R
December 28, 2016|
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Response from Cite_des_sciences | Property representative |
Dear Madam, There are some exhibitions especially made for children in our establishment, such as the Cité des enfants, but we also have exhibitions for adults. The most interesting part for adults is called Explora, a... More
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July 4, 2016|
Response from 317SeanD | Reviewed this property |
Yes, special areas for different ages. Good for 3 to 83