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Musee de la Poupee - CLOSED

Impasse Berthaud, 75003 Paris, France
+33 1 42 72 73 11
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The Doll House

The Musee de la Poupee was established in June, 1994, to display both the private doll collection... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2014
BeckyBooBird
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Fort Myers Beach
Small but perfectly formed

This is a lovely little museum, full of dolls of all ages displayed in packed cabinets, of varying... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2014
dansumption
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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NB : THE MUSEUM CLOSED FOR GOOD ON SEPTEMBER 15, 2017. Opened in 1994 by private collectors Guido and Samy Odin, the museum presented a permanent collection of more than 500 antique and collectible dolls from 1800 to 1959. Temporary exhibits, activities for children and adults were held there. A specialized shop is still online.
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  • Poor3%
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Impasse Berthaud, 75003 Paris, France
Le Marais
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Reviewed 29 August 2014

The Musee de la Poupee was established in June, 1994, to display both the private doll collection of Guido and Samy Odin and thematic exhibitions that change several times a year. It is located at the end of a small alleyway adjacent to the Anne...More

4  Thank BeckyBooBird
Reviewed 18 July 2014

This is a lovely little museum, full of dolls of all ages displayed in packed cabinets, of varying levels of creepiness! It's very small, so you will probably breeze through it in a few minutes, but quirky, fun, and very central (close to the Pompidou...More

1  Thank dansumption
Reviewed 19 February 2014 via mobile

Loved this museum , amazing collection in chronological order , including some very odd and quite sinister dolls ! And some lovely cute ones beautifully preserved , well lit cases and friendly staff , initially hard to find , but it's a min walking distance...More

1  Thank CosmicAngela
Reviewed 6 January 2014

I went to the doll museum while my husband visited the Louvre and laughed myself silly. This place is amazing, and for 8 euro, an amazing time.

1  Thank MoxieLondon_Ontario
Reviewed 11 October 2013

It was an interesting place. Although we did not have full access to the museum since they were changing the display. It was a last minute discovery near modern art museum. Not sure if the collection were kept that way because the museum was not...More

1  Thank Sri8
Reviewed 5 May 2013

This is one of those places we stumbled upon rather than went looking for , just what exploring the Marais District is all about . Apparently there are normally antique dolls on display but on our visit an Exhibition of Dolls from all over the...More

2  Thank jpgoodship
Reviewed 30 April 2013 via mobile

There was a great collection of dolls from all over the world but none of the porcelain European dolls my daughter was expecting to see. That was our last day in Paris and something she was looking forward to so it was a bit of...More

Thank stacey327
Reviewed 8 April 2013

Find out what the exhibit is BEFORE you visit. The day I went there was nothing but cheap little dolls in costumes from various countries. I was expecting some porcelain antiques or composition vintage dolls, but there was NONE. The shop next door (which is...More

2  Thank dollylori
Reviewed 30 August 2012

We visited this small museum with our eight year old daughters who loved the displays of hundreds of dolls and accessories. This museum would appeal equally to the serious doll afficionado as to children young and old. The history of dolls and doll making is...More

2  Thank Brynglas
Reviewed 23 April 2010

Visiting small museums can add so much to your visit to Paris. This is lovely small museum in a slightly out of the way location, Le Muee de la Poupee is well worth visiting. It is easy to get to as the Metro is right...More

4  Thank BrooklynArt
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