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Maison de la Magie

1 Place du Chateau, 41000, Blois, France
+33 2 54 90 33 33
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Not too much to see inside, may improve later

The outside of the building is very promising, and the golden dragon animation is very nicely done... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Oslo, Norway
Expecting much more!

It's much smaller inside than you think when you are outside in front of the building. The first... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Grietje D
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“magic show” (27 reviews)
“blois castle” (4 reviews)
“all ages” (5 reviews)
1 Place du Chateau, 41000, Blois, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The outside of the building is very promising, and the golden dragon animation is very nicely done. However, inside it is quite disappointing. Several rooms were closed when we visited, including the Houdin rooms upstairs. I assume that then when they re-open the impression would...More

Thank egilk
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

It's much smaller inside than you think when you are outside in front of the building. The first floor (~room) is very nice and entertaining! The top floor is nice, but you're done in less than 3 minutes. It's a pity they didn't mention that...More

Thank Grietje D
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Robert-Houdin was a clockmaker by trade who loved illusions and magic. This museum has 3 levels of interesting rooms. On the top level there is an illusion room you walk through wearing a pair of mirror glasses while holding on to a handrail. The six...More

Thank Alexandra T
Reviewed 22 September 2017

9 to 10 years ago I had the pleasure of visiting this house of magic and feel in love with it. The 30min magic show was brilliant and the top floor with it's upside down illusion was first class. You can imagine my excitement when...More

Thank auntieshaz21
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Fascinating place. Failed to find the magic show but nonetheless definitely worth a visit. Bought a combined ticket with the Chateau

Thank pacemail
Reviewed 27 August 2017

I came with young children expecting from the way they describe themselves to get a half-day of entertainment and the children to be inspired, the first thing to note it is not a really a museum with a show as part of it, its a...More

Thank Neil C
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Not really sure what I was expecting but I wasn't expecting a child's birthday party type show where it seemed the actual magician/illusionist was on holiday and his less talented mate was standing in. Rather amateur, predictable 'tricks', not very well done however the children...More

Thank Lynne969
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Nice show, appreciated from all despite the deception of having pets not allowed inside withthout any reason

Thank Isabelle Z
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I guess it`s ok if you visit with children, otherwise I wouldn`t bother. The interactive exibition on the gound floor is interesting and there is a part about the history of magic but the signage is poor and it was very crowded during our visit...More

Thank Lidija_DD
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

There's a show several times a day, nice for children. But if you're without kids and not particularly interested in magic, you can skip it.

Thank emhen78
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