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Musee du Vin (Wine Museum)

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Address: 5 rue des Eaux | 16e, Paris, France
Phone Number:
+33 1 45 25 63 26
10:00 - 18:00
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Tue - Sat 10:00 - 18:00

Close to the Eiffel Tower, discover oneof Paris’ oldest limestone quarries...

Close to the Eiffel Tower, discover oneof Paris’ oldest limestone quarries fromthe XVth century.Our permanent collections include more than2000 artefacts, owned by the “Conseil desEchansons de France” since 1984, and presentedso as to highlight the historical depth of our heritage.Visits with audio guides are available in English, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Spanish, Portuguese and GermanIn order to preserve the transmission of knowledge around wine, the Musée du Vin Paris offer wine tasting, assumed by our wine experts team

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We had high expectations but it wasn't really what we thought it was. To view the museum, it's 13,90€ per person... Thats way to much for a 10min walk through the museum and 1... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 January 2017
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We had high expectations but it wasn't really what we thought it was. To view the museum, it's 13,90€ per person... Thats way to much for a 10min walk through the museum and 1 cheap bad wine after.. Oh and almost forgot... You get a mp3 player with 'english' language that was real hard to understand. And the moldy walls... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Perhaps expectations were too high, but I was disappointed in this museum. The displays are very basic and there is very little related to the history or art of wine making. Most displays are simply erratic and small collections of tools, earthenware and glassware.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Nice wine, cosy locale, friendly personnel and a lot of wine knowledge. We did not know of this place and ended up being happily surprised.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

This funky little museum has a short but very good history of wine. Then the restaurant is awesome. Oh wait....check out the wine list!

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

If you are well worth a visit if you are interested in anything to do with wine..... The history & artefacts are fascinating & there are lots of curiosities.... They do a wine & cheese flight at the end which is a separate price, but also worth it!!

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Although the exhibit itself is interesting, the real star of this attraction is their wine tasting. We were presented with 3 different wines to compare and contrast, all three wonderful! Much better than you'd get at a random cafe or bistro. For an additional $10/person, they'll have a wine master walk you through your tasting as well. He wasn't available... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Tasting unusual wines like wine from Polynesia middle age wines ile Margaux wine the speaker knows so much about wine that you are amazed learning that you should not turn the bottle around when opening so the tannins Don't move for example! Love the class and wine tasting. You can buy wine also and have lunch in the caves Fantastic... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

If one is wondering about everything wine and champagne, then this is the museum for you. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and gave our group a trip back in time to the roots of winemaking in France. At the end of our tour we were treated to a wine tasting, complete with "guessing which region" of France each wine... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

I had the pleasure of visiting the Musee Du Vin during a business dinner my husband was attending. I arrived early and was greeted warmly by our host who invited me in from the rain. It is a quaint place with a massive amount of artifacts within the tour. Fascinating history and information regarding wine and its production. We are... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

This is an interesting museum, but it's not included in the Paris Pass and so costs about 11.50 Euros. Audio guide is free though and informative but unentertaining. When you think of France you think of wine, so this felt like a must, so we were a little disappointed, it is very dated and could be loads better. Having said... More 

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