Paris Science Museum is the biggest science museum in Europe. This impressive glass and steel building was designed by Adrien Fainsilber and opened in 1986.

The Paris Science Musum has a planetarium, an IMAX theater, and special departments for children and teenagers, "the cite des enfants", making it an exciting attraction for any trip to Paris.

The Explora exhibitions are the heart of the Paris Science Museum. There is an impressive array of hands-on, interactive exhibits of science and technology which focus on teaching visitors about the principles and history of scientific discovery.

Paris Science Museum highlights

  • Within the Explora exhibitions you will find the 'The story of the Universe', which considers space and light. It also houses the Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie planetarium and is dedicated to our understanding of the systems and galaxies of the universe.
  • All visitors and particularly younger ones will find Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie to be an engaging attraction that will enhance any Paris Pass sightseeing agenda.

Know before you go

Opening and closing times may change. For updated timings, please check the official attraction page.

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The best idea ever! No line ups, subway passes, museum passes! Having the Paris pass was a terrific! We weren't familiar with Paris and by having the 2 day hop on, hop off pass, it enabled us to get the lay of the land first! The subway pass was terrific as you go can anywhere! We took a beautiful river boat cruise down the Seine! The best part of the pass was getting into all of the museums without lining up!! The line ups were really long and it was really hot, so walking to the front and just going in paid off royally!!
Karen Davie from Canada

The only way to see Paris The Paris Pass allows you to hop on hop off an open top (fact-filled) tour bus, offers entry into many of the beautiful museums, galleries and attractions Paris has to offer and allows you to travel on the Metro. All in one little pack. It was useful to have everything in one pack, with a useful little pocket book filled with maps and information on Paris and the attractions - this was something that rarely left our hands! For the things that we did we using this pass definitely got value for money. We would highly recommend!!
Alexis Donaghue from United Kingdom

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Monday Closed
Tuesday 10.00 – 18.00
Wednesday 10.00 – 18.00
Thursday 10.00 – 18.00
Friday 10.00 – 18.00
Saturday 10.00 – 18.00
Sunday 10.00 - 19.00

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Address:

30, Avenue Corentin Cariou, Paris 19e

Telephone:

+ 33 (0)1 85 53 99 7