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Musee Curie

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Small museum - great if you have an hour or two spare.

Small but very educational and powerful it is obviously focused on Pierre and Marie Curie and their... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jasofitzo
Great little museum for science-oriented tourists

Calling all geeks! If you are interested in the history of radiation, or chemistry or science in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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1 rue Pierre Et Marie Curie, 75005 Paris, France
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Small but very educational and powerful it is obviously focused on Pierre and Marie Curie and their family. If you like science and have kids that want to learn a bit more it is recommended. The big touch screen that details Marie's life events on...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Calling all geeks! If you are interested in the history of radiation, or chemistry or science in general, this is a great little museum to visit. There were lots of things from the Curies' early investigations of radioactivity (a five-Nobel prize family), extending to curative...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2018

The museum incorporates some of M Curie's work space as well as an exhibition of the Curie/Joliot-Curie discoveries. Make sure you stay to the end of Rue Pierre et Marie Curie rather than follow the signs that take to the right and a closed gate....More

1  Thank applee17
Reviewed 9 July 2018

The museum is small, but has so much information. We spent time using the interactive time line to find out about Curie. My family is very science oriented and it was enjoyed.

Thank Suzanne J
Reviewed 12 June 2018

First I have to say the museum is only open in the afternoons from 1pm to 5pm and 4 days a week only, admission is free, is really worth it the visit. Is a small museum but is the quality not the quantity of space...More

2  Thank Ladylalique
Reviewed 22 January 2018

This is a good place to duck into to escape the cold rain or sleet during a Paris winter. I learnt some interesting facts about radium and its history in its use in make-up and drinks. What was most fascinating to me was Madam Curie's...More

Thank Serene L
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

My daughter did a project on Marie Curie a few years ago and we became fascinated with her. This wonderful museum describes her accomplishments and depicts how her contributions to science have enriched us all. Very inspiring! Even if you are not a science fan...More

2  Thank dma1969
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

My 11 year old daughter is really into science and she loves this place... I love it too.... the timeline about eh Curies... the Office and Lab.... every detail.... we spend like 3 hours there... even it's a small museum every detail it's really important......More

1  Thank Sonciny T
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We visited this museum on our second day in Paris. It's free, the staff are polite and helpful and the exhibits are very well organised. There is an interactive touchscreen taking us through the life and work of Pierre and Marie Curie. One can also...More

Thank Efstathios D
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

If you are a scientist in chemistry or physics, this museum is a must see for you. It is free of charge for everyone, so it is also useful to go and know the history about radioactive materials. The museum is small, but if you...More

2  Thank Aušrinė J
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by the 800-year-old Sorbonne University, where Latin
once prevailed, and is famous for the Pantheon which
celebrates the great men and women of France. During
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I think about an hour should do it. It is small but there is a fair amount to read/see, including the interactive panel with information about the family. We paired it with a visit to the Pantheon since they are relatively... More
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