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Museum of Magic (Musee de la Magie)

11 rue Saint Paul | 4th Arrondissement, 75004 Paris, France
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Fun way to spend an hour

Judging by some previous reviews, I would say that the sense of humour of this place and staff was... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2014
Marcus K
Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
tourist trap

after paying the entrance ticket, every little thing inside costs more money. although advertising... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2013
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11 rue Saint Paul | 4th Arrondissement, 75004 Paris, France
Le Marais
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Reviewed 2 September 2014

Judging by some previous reviews, I would say that the sense of humour of this place and staff was lost on a lot of people. The price appears to be an issue despite it being a museum of private collections, so requires funding from visitors....More

11  Thank Marcus K
Reviewed 29 September 2013

after paying the entrance ticket, every little thing inside costs more money. although advertising English guides are provided , when it comes to it the guide is too lazy for that and murmurs some lame excuse. it's a tourist trap, don't go there.

7  Thank joshua888
Reviewed 3 July 2013

The magic show was the highlight of our experience, but unfortunately lasts only about 25 minutes. Don't rely on the website to base your decision! The museum is very lame and a total rip off. The employees were shockingly rude. I speak French fluently, and...More

16  Thank Kristina K
Reviewed 23 April 2013

It was a refreshing break from all the artsy touristic spots for our 3-year old but it bored our 6-year old. The magic show is definitely for kids younger than 5 year old and it was in French. The museum is expensive and there is...More

3  Thank Turknoys
Reviewed 17 February 2013

nothing too amazing.but if you have kids and are near it you may as well go to it. it was a bit freaky with the old magic tricks but we didnt wait for the magic show which was meant to be good

2  Thank IrelandLou
Reviewed 14 January 2013

If you like magic and have a child in to magic this attraction is a great history lesson about the profession. The private collection of a magician housed in a basement. Early advertising automatons and old carnival pieces make up a display on one side...More

1  Thank Oldhalloween
Reviewed 30 December 2012

Even though I had read reviews which explained that everything was in French I thought I'd give this place a go. It is expensive (for what it is) but, over and above the complete lack of catering for tourists, it is tired and dull. From...More

2  Thank Bdldmsa
Reviewed 26 September 2012

On a week long vacation with the family we decided to let our teenagers go to the music museum which we took our little one to the museum of magic based on a recommendation in a tour guide. The place is interesting and some of...More

1  Thank OriTadmor
Reviewed 20 July 2012

Since I was traveling with six grandchildren I thought this would be a great attraction for them. It is expensive (considering that children under 18 do not pay to enter Museums in Paris). Also you pay extra to see some automats (With the illussion of...More

5  Thank Alexander D
Reviewed 19 July 2012

Great combination visit. 1 hour with a 15 minute magic show included in the price. Our kids loved it. (11 and 16 years old.) In addition the street with the museum has a lot of wonderful little shops.

1  Thank Ribruce22
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