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Unusual museums

Saturday, 13 June 2015 - What to do around

Unusual museums MUSEUM OF SEWER And yes, it takes all tastes ... Visit the museum of the sewers is to dive - it's only an image - in the bowels of Paris, from antiquity to Belgrand, current network designer (2500 km long). In the tunnels are covered the water cycle and the work of sewer workers. ✚ Pont de l'Alma, left bank, facing 93 quai d'Orsay 75007 Paris - Metro Alma-Marceau From Saturday to Wednesday from 11am to 16h until 30 April. From Saturday to Wednesday from 11h to 17h from 1/05 to 30/09. Closed Thursday and Friday. MUSEUM OF PERFUME Nothing to do with the previous visit, of course. Close to the Opera Garnier, in the romantic stucco and lavish chandeliers of a mansion, the perfume museum traces the history of one of the oldest skills of man perfumery. Here the bottle and drunkenness, the weight of ancient scents and flavors mix. Put yourself in perfume! ✚ 9 rue Scribe 75009 Paris - Metro Opera Open Monday to Saturday from 9am to 18pm. Sundays and holidays from 9h to 17h. MUSEUM OF MAGIC At the heart of the Marais, a unique collection comprising great illusions, automated, optical illussions, posters, prints, and magic items. ✚ 11, rue Saint-Paul 75004 Paris - Metro St. Paul Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday from 14:00 to 19:00 throughout the year including July and August. MUSEUM OF SMOKING For the first time, a permanent exhibition held in Paris, in a space on a human scale, objects, plants and works demonstrating a widespread practice in all continents: smoking. ✚ 7 rue Pache 75011 Paris - Metro Voltaire Museum site Open daily (except Sunday) from 12:30 to 19h Free admission MUSEUM OF LETTERS AND MANUSCRIPTS And j'te j'te email and tweet, and facebook j'te ... The writing is lost, at least written manuscript. But this museum offers calligraphy workshops, storytelling and theater visits ... a journey through the tales of the great explorers, drafts of Pierre and Marie Curie, Einstein, the love letters of Edith Piaf, connections of writers or people who have shaped our history. ✚ 222, boulevard Saint-Germain 75007 Paris - Metro Rue du Bac Tuesday to Sunday from 10h to 19h. Thursday evenings until 21:30. Closed on Monday THE HOUSE DEYROLLE "Weird, weird ... you said?" Since 1831 Deyrolle gathers in a large collections of curiosities atmosphere for all lovers of nature. The shop offers rich and varied collections of insects, shells, stuffed animals, natural curiosities, books and educational boards. ✚ 46, rue du Bac 75007 Paris DUPUYTREN MUSEUM Sensitive souls, beware! The museum deals with an unusual topic: the anatomical pathologies. Skeletons, wax castings and other organs preserved in jars show these malformations of the body that we looked for a long time as "monstrous" and that do not leave indifferent. When it comes out, we're happy to be healthy. ✚ Cordeliers Centre, 15 rue de Medical School 75006 Paris - Metro Odeon From Monday to Friday, from 14h to 17h MUSEUM range Leaving the museum Dupuytren precisely, some air is required. And why not then make a trip to the Museum of the range? Established in 1993 it is the first museum in France dedicated to the range. It consists of more than 2000 pieces (XVIII, XIX and XX centuries, including "advertising" rooms or "illustrated". ✚ 2 bd de Strasbourg 75010 Paris 01 42 08 90 20 MAXIM'S MUSEUM Simple visit or visit-champagne? Located rue Royale, the museum offers the public a unique collection of Art Nouveau. Furniture, silverware, dishes, glassware, lighting ... all gathered by Pierre Cardin. This exceptional collection is presented in a situation in a huge apartment on two floors with 12 rooms compsé furnished the most beautiful creations of the 1900s, signed Majorelle, Tiffany, Toulouse-Lautrec .... ✚ 3, rue Royale 75008 Paris MUSEUM OF HUNTING AND NATURE Within two mansions of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries of the Marais, the museum has been designed as a town house. In exceptional collections of ancient art, modern and contemporary (from ancient times to today) show the evolution of man's relationship to the animal and its representations. In the heart of Paris, it is an opening on the lookout wilderness. ✚ 62, 75003 archives of Paris Street MUSEUM OF COUNTERFEITING The Counterfeiting Museum presents hundreds of objects distributed in six rooms ranging from the luxury brands to the everyday products, through industry and art works. Coincidentally, the building itself is an exact copy of an eighteenth-century hotel that was in the Marais district. Amazing is not it? ✚ 16, rue de la Faisanderie (16th) WINE MUSEUM Near the Eiffel Tower, the Wine Museum proposes in vaulted cellars of the fifteenth century its permanent collection contains more than 2,000 objects and pays tribute to all those who have worked to produce world famous wines. Crafts and traditions are mentioned, showing thousands of years of know-how. Enjoy without moderation. ✚ 5, square Charles Dickens (16th) MUSEUM OF FREEMASONRY Ringside ... The museum was renovated to showcase the unique works of Freemasonry. One can find there the wealth of architecture and ceremonial temples: furniture, decoration and ritual objects that belonged to lodges and Masons. An important collection of seals, jewelery, medals, paintings, personal items such as watches and snuff boxes, and a large number of manuscripts, patents, engravings, photographs. ✚ Grand Orient of France Headquarters, 16 rue Cadet - (9th). [Source: paris.fr]

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