Museums on science and great discoveries

Museums that will answer the "Why and how? "

Everything you need to know about science and discoveries while having fun, This is the objective of all these science museums intended for the young public and teenagers (and their parents too)!

The Palais de la Découverte in the 8th arrondissement, the Grande Galerie de l'Évolution (one of our favorites) and the Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle in the Jardin des Plantes, the Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie (a must) in La Villette... Extraordinary and exciting places to help children and teenagers discover science.

Permanent collections or temporary exhibitions, educational workshops, conferencesThese scientific museums are within the reach of children, even the very young (the Cité des enfants is accessible to children from 2 years old) to help them discover science in a fun and educational way.

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The Museum of Illusion

  • A fascinating museum to lose your mind!
  • Ideal from 5/6 years old
  • Free for children under 5


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The City of Science and Industry

  • An extraordinary place with children and teenagers
  • From 2 years old


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Children's Gallery at the Museum of Natural History

  • A space on biodiversity for 6-12 year olds
  • For 6-12 year olds


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The Arts and Crafts Museum

  • Magnificent collection of old planes and cars
  • From 4 years old with the workshops
  • Free for children under 18 years old (under 26 years old if EU citizen)


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The Curie Museum


  • Small and fascinating museum on the Curie couple and radioactivity
  • From 10 years old
  • Free for all