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Palais de la Decouverte

4.5/5
12 Reviews
Science & Technology Museum
Liked by 2
Closed Open on Sun,10:00am-7:00pm;Open on Tue-Sat,9:30am-6:00pm
Address: Paris, France
Phone: 01.56.43.20.21

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The building is unique, place oftenly used for the Fashion Week

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  • michalmarseille
    michalmarseille
    Dallas
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    Not impressed

    Not worth the money- not too many “hands on” options for kids. Mostly reading info in French on posters. Many exhibits closed (probably due to Covid). Cafe closed.

    Reviewed on /Date(1596943795000+0800)/
  • Traveller3300
    Traveller3300
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    Nice museum - only for native French speakers!

    I wouldn't recommend this for non-french speaking tourist. Everything is in French and there are no translations in other languages. My French is allright, but this scientific language was difficult t...

    Reviewed on /Date(1583904253000+0800)/
  • D9542QDjamesf
    D9542QDjamesf
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    Palais de la Decouverte

    Featuring an excellent, thoughtfully presented exhibition on "Love", the museum was engaging for both us adults and our 3 1/2 yearH old granddaughter.. Good information and good central location.

    Reviewed on /Date(1580622137000+0800)/
  • a1eksandar
    a1eksandar
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    Impressive

    Impressive building halfway between Champs d Elysees and Seine. Front entrance is especially awesome.

    Reviewed on /Date(1579502718000+0800)/
  • Tabascoleathergrain
    Tabascoleathergrain
    St Helens, England
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    Interesting But You Need To Be Able To Speak Some French To Fully Appreciate

    We were intending to visit the Grand Palais but it was closed and discovered the Palais de la Decouverte nearby while wandering around the area. As concessionaries, the entrance fee was 7€ each and we...

    Reviewed on /Date(1573796128000+0800)/

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Introduction

Opened in 1937, the Palais de la Decouverte, or Palace of Discovery, makes up the west wing of the Grand Palais (Grand Palace) in downtown Paris, France. Jean Baptiste Perrin, winner of the 1926 Nobel Prize in Physics, created this science museum to entice all visitors into a better understanding of scientific discovery through participation in various experiments. Dedicated to six aspects of science including astronomy, chemistry, earth science, life sciences, mathematics and physics, the Palais de la Decouverte fascinates and educates beginning to advanced science enthusiasts. View the solar system displayed in the large hall and stop by the renowned pi room during your visit to the Palais de la Decouverte.
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