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Address: 25 rue du Docteur Roux, 75724 Paris, France
Phone Number: 0145688283

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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Small and nice museum worth a visit

A great museum with a lot less people than on the major attractions in Paris, spend an hour or so walking around looking at the life of Pasteur, located just opposite of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Mattias B
Gothenburg, Sweden
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great museum with a lot less people than on the major attractions in Paris, spend an hour or so walking around looking at the life of Pasteur, located just opposite of the Pasteur Institute where his heritage lives on.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

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 

3 Thank Andy3325
Clermont-Ferrand, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 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 

2 Thank RegRobinson
Long Beach, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 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 

2 Thank BuenoOrNot
Evanston, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 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
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 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 

7 Thank doctorlondon2015
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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 

6 Thank Canadiantravelz
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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 

3 Thank johazz
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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