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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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A Hidden Museum-Gem In Paris

On a recent trip to Paris we and our grandson had the opportunity to visit and tour the Pasteur Museum which is part of the famous scientific Institute. This short tour takes... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Andy3325
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On a recent trip to Paris we and our grandson had the opportunity to visit and tour the Pasteur Museum which is part of the famous scientific Institute. This short tour takes about 1 hour and is most likely the best kept secret in this city. You will learn of the famous and other notable achievements of Pasteur as you... More 

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Clermont-Ferrand, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You can discover the life of Pasteur who is insanely smart and amazing as a scientist. It was an interesting visit to see how a house for high class family looked like 200 years ago. I was shocked to find a bathtub with seperate taps for hot and cold water. All the scientific tools and achievements were well presented and... More 

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Regina, Canada
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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 

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Long Beach, California
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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 

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Evanston, Illinois
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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 

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London, United Kingdom
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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 

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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 

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Wuppertal
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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 

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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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 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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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 

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