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The 4 best museums for kids in Paris
Paris Natural History Museum

The 4 best museums for kids in Paris are the Natural History Museum featuring dinosaurs, the Air and Space Museum with its rockets and old planes, the Grévin Wax Museum and Cité des Sciences, Paris science museum. Paris attractions for kids.

The Muséum - n°1 for kids

Located in Jardin des Plantes, the Paris Natural History Museum and its dinosaur collections fascinate both adults and kids. The Jardin des Plantes feature beautiful flowers, a small zoo, and 19th century tropical glasshouses. It is possible to walk on the Seine lower quays from Jardin des Plantes to Notre-Dame. Natural History Museum.

57 rue Cuvier
Paris 75005 France

Air and Space Museum - n°2 for kids

Located at Le Bourget Airport north of Paris, the venue of the Paris Air Show, Paris Air and Space Museum is one of the richest air and space museums in the whole world.

The museum pays tribute to the early 20th century air pioneers with 175 historic airplanes. It naturally has a special focus on French airplanes and pioneer aviators, who played a significant role in the early days of aviation.

At Paris Air and Space Museum, you will see the 1879 Massia-Biot glider, the oldest flying machine, 1897 Avion n°3 by Clément Ader, looking like a bat, Eole whose 50 meter take-off in 1890 was the first in history, 1907 Voisin-Farman, but also Ariane rockets and Airbus airplanes. The museum is not easily reachable, but is a great experience for kids. Air and Space Museum.

3, esplanade de l’Air et de l’Espace
Le Bourget BP 173 – 93352 France
Blériot IX in Le Bourget
Blériot IX is a historic airplane in Le Bourget

Grévin Museum - n°3 for kids

Grévin Wax Museum was founded in 1882 on the model of Madame Tussauds. The museum brings back in front of you great people and events of history in realistic wax copies. In Grévin Museum, you find political leaders such as Charles de Gaulle of France and Barak Obama of the USA, actors including Marylin Monroe and Charlie Chaplin.

The Grévin Wax Museum features a mirage room and a magic trick theater. Kids love the museum and its deforming mirrors. Grévin Museum, the Madame Tussauds of Paris.

10 boulevard Montmartre
Paris 75009 France

President Obama is in Grevin Museum
President Obama is in Grevin Museum

Cité des Sciences - n°4 for kids

La Cité des Sciences (Paris Science Museum) is a modern 30 000 m2 museum in Parc de la Villette. The world class Cité des Sciences features a good children section, called La Cite des enfants. Cité des Sciences.

Next to it, La Géode may be the most spectacular movie theater in Paris. It is a major attraction for kids and adults alike. La Géode. Take half a day to go to La Villette, the third largest park in Paris, its planted 55 hectares, romantic canals and its six top attractions altogether.

30 Avenue Corentin Cariou
Paris 75019 France

Cité des Sciences and La Géode
Cité des Sciences and La Géode

Paris art museums with kids

You come to the city with kids. As part of the trip, we advise you to visit a few great art museums. Three of them are quite fit for kids. We are sure your kids will love the Louvre, with a special focus on Egyptian art. The Centre Pompidou has impressive stairs and a view. The pictures are colorful. The Musée d'Orsay is a former train station and has a spectacular architecture. Visiting one art museum will be a rich experience for kids.

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Paris Museums for kids: Centre Pompidou
Paris Museums for kids: Centre Pompidou
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