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Palais de la Decouverte

Av Franklin D Roosevelt, 75008 Paris, France
+33 1 56 43 20 21
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Av Franklin D Roosevelt, 75008 Paris, France
+33 1 56 43 20 21
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We set aside half a day to explore this area as we usually spend 3-4h at other science museums. I must say, after 30min-45min, we were bored. The panels and exhibits are presented in French. There's a lack of staff presence. Everything looks dated. It...More

Thank Everlyne
Reviewed 4 July 2017

The hands on experiences were awesome and very engaging. The animations were not in English so it was hard to participate but the different sections were self explanatory.

Thank flwrsnt
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

If I were somewhere between the ages of 6-14, and spoke fluent French, and was interested in science whatsoever, this would be the place to go. Boundless amounts of interactive exhibits, though all in French.

Thank Dusty R
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I remember this museum from when I was a child. It is attractive for children who like science, but the exhibits are a bit dated and the experiments done live also belong from the last century. Perhaps good for children aged 6 or 7, but...More

Thank Martine A
Reviewed 4 March 2017

I love science museums and this should have been one of the best. Compared with other museums there are a lot of lectures and demonstrations and these have a lot of talking in French - and I mean a lot. Two short demonstrations in half...More

1  Thank Mark G
Reviewed 12 February 2017

A great experience on a cold and rainy morning. We walked in with the intention to spend only limited time, but ended up in enjoying the experiments for more than a couple of hours. It's fun and really worth the visit.

Thank 111HelenGo
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Spent hours and hours in this brilliant museum. So navy things to see, especially the section on space and astronomy. Close to the metro and a short walk from the Champs Elysees, this place loses out on visitors to the likes of the Louvre and...More

1  Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

My companion is a guide at the American museum of natural history, and we spent three fascinating hours here comparing notes and exhibits. AMNH was generally superior but with a significantly narrower range in certain areas, for example, in the exhibit on light. If you're...More

Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We arrived there at 4:00 PM and assisted to the Planetarium explanation during 50 minutes. (You should reserve to Planetarium). It's an interesting explanation but not for all kind of people. The rest was very nice with interactive exhibits. But if you really want to...More

Thank Aline M
Reviewed 21 August 2016

The entrance to this museum is wonderful. We were not sure what this museum was so went through security to find it was a science museum mainly for children. We stayed to enjoy the entrance hall which is quite ornate then left.

Thank Taxidevil
This area is characterized by its namesake avenue
which extends northwest from the Louvre to the modern
business district, punctuated by the iconic Arc de
Triomphe. Grand embassies stand among impressive
offices and presidential palaces; architecture from
19th century Universal Exhibitions, homes, art
galleries, and 19th century streets designed by Baron
Haussmann flank haute-couture boutiques. This
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Response from Martine A | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know, there are no combined tickets for the Palais de la Decouverte and other museums. Children under 6 can go in for free. There are no tours in french or in English. There are "demonstrations" in french (of... More