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Maison de Louis Pasteur

83 rue de Courcelles, 39600 Arbois, France
+33 3 84 66 11 72
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Interesting quick tour

A good 40 minute tour, supported by iPads with an English commentary. A great way to get a quick... read more

Reviewed February 25, 2017
Kzroo
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wonderfully informative a must!

this was one of the most informative visits we have ever experienced. to learn how Pasteur worked... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2016
globalartlover
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Feb 25, 2017
“Interesting quick tour”
Oct 12, 2016
“wonderfully informative a must!”
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83 rue de Courcelles, 39600 Arbois, France
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+33 3 84 66 11 72
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Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

A good 40 minute tour, supported by iPads with an English commentary. A great way to get a quick understanding of Louis Pasteur and 19th century life. The teenagers survived and even learnt a bit!

1  Thank Kzroo
Reviewed October 12, 2016

this was one of the most informative visits we have ever experienced. to learn how Pasteur worked, the expansive research he did, to visit his lab in his father's house was uplifting excellent guided tour full of learning a wonderful surprise

Thank globalartlover
Reviewed August 23, 2016

They have Ipad's for the non-french speaking visitors. Interesting stories and the house seems like Pasteur just left it.

Thank Gudule M
Reviewed August 20, 2016

Be sure to check the hours, it is not open all day in winter. But if you know who Pasteur is, this is a fascinating experience. House is perfectly preserved. Good ipad guide and presentation

Thank Ellamobile
Reviewed July 18, 2016

This is Pasteurs home so you wander through the different rooms, very well done. The audio guides are well done. Photographs adorn the walls and the museum is very well done.

Thank Lesley1-1956
Reviewed September 18, 2015

Pasteur's house, located on the banks of the Cuisance River, was actually his summer residence, his main residence being in Paris. However, the house contains many of Pasteur's personal belongings, including family portraits and some excellent charcoal drawings that he did himself at the age...More

1  Thank gramer999
Reviewed August 30, 2015

The small mansion houses not only furniture and such, but also a fascinating collection of Pasteur's original's tools and notes. We spent several hours going through the exhibit, but then we're kinda geeky that way. If you enjoy the history of science and medicine, or...More

Thank Dora B
Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

It's wonderful to see this remarkable house where Pasteur set up his own workshop. But they give out ridiculous iPads and headphones combo to guide visitors with more info. The problem is you end up walking round reading the iPad instead of looking at the...More

Thank Paul F
Reviewed June 20, 2015

Arbois is just a 50 km drive from Besancon. Enjoy the sight of the vineyards along the way. Stop at the quiet church of St Just to admire the bell tower and stained glass before heading to Louis Pasteur's house. The artefacts are well preserved...More

Thank AmritaR948
Reviewed June 17, 2015

His house is fascinating and it's probably one of the few places that hasn't been touched much since he lived there. The rooms and decorations are all still beautifully intact. The guide was well-informed and answered all questions fully even with our english speaking group....More

Thank Carmella S
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