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La Gaite Lyrique

#516 of 2,359 things to do in Paris
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Digital arts and modern music centre with temporary exhibits.

La Gaîté-Lyrique is a beautiful building that houses a library for digital arts and modern music... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
Ronak S
Paris, France
Great experience with the kids

An art and digital experience with the kids. Our were 4 and 8 years old. Plan 2 hours there. First... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2018
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

La Gaîté-Lyrique is a beautiful building that houses a library for digital arts and modern music. It has a very neo-classical façade, with red marble pillars and statues. On the inside, it has huge Greek columns and staircases on either side opening up a nice...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Ronak S
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Paris Capitaine futur et la supernature is a brilliant exhibition! If I lived in Paris I would be at La Gaite Lyrique all the time. Capitaine futur et la supernature was really immersive and interactive. The different levels and layout of La Gaite Lyrique make...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Adam H
Reviewed 22 May 2018

An art and digital experience with the kids. Our were 4 and 8 years old. Plan 2 hours there. First hour is dedicated to the exhibition itself. The kids' favourite was a family video game where we compete in 2 teams. They were also very...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Claire-Alan
Reviewed 26 August 2015

This multimedia exhibition space looks at how media and design influence our lives. It has lots of common space such as a library, children's area and cafe, but when I went the 4th floor was closed because they were installing an exhibition so only two...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank halekoa
Reviewed 29 July 2015

wonderful selection of animated videos, cells, info about how the sets were made. We (teen who likes making videos, and I) really enjoyed seeing various techniques laid out along with the results. Exhibits rotate - worth going back.

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank poodledoop
Reviewed 4 January 2015 via mobile

Great space, concept and idea. The Sunday brunch was creative and interesting. However, portions somewhat small and bio-orientation was not appreciated by the hungry teenagers who were with me!

1  Thank Adrian J
Reviewed 20 September 2014

With its fabulous exterior dating to 1862 La Gaite Lyrique is an interesting location for a customer or other event. Inside is a modern building with sound isolated amphitheater seating. The bar area has the original decor with a spectacular ceiling and makes a great...More

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank SkiingCyclingDave
Reviewed 1 July 2014 via mobile

In May while we were in Paris, we visited the Motion Factory in La Gaite Lyrique. Such an amazing exhibition. The exhibition takes you through 3D projects of artists from around the world from the idea to the final product. I highly recommend it for...More

Thank ummsalem
Reviewed 9 January 2014

I only saw what could be seen from the outside, but it looks like a very attractive center for multimedia art. and various lectures and exhibits. I came for the historical interest. I read Offenbach managed it for a time, and several of his works...More

Date of experience: August 2013
Thank Shadow010
Reviewed 13 October 2013

We went to a Anna Calvi concert in the Gaite Lyrique, which turned out a wonderful experience! The location is really perfectly suited for this kind of music events. Recommended!

Date of experience: September 2013
Thank LucVanBogaert
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20 August 2018|
Response from Adam H | Reviewed this property |
Hi the building itself is free, you just pay for the specal exhibitions which are not expensive, but probably varie. You can walk around it, go to the bar and also go to the exhibitions. Just go to the La gaite lyrique... More