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Grévin Museum

Discover a completely renovated Grévin Museum in Paris.


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Experience the Spirit of Paris of yesterday and of today with astounding scenes

The Musée Grévin is a waxwork museum in Paris, located on the Grands Boulevards in the 9th arrondissement, on the right bank of the Seine at 10, Boulevard Montmartre, Paris; it was founded in 1882 by Arthur Meyer journalist for Le Gaulois, and named for its first artistic director, caricaturist Alfred Grévin. It is one of the oldest wax museums in Europe. Its baroque architecture includes a hall of mirrors based on the principle of a catoptrics cistula and a theater for magic shows. The hall of mirrors was originally built for the Exposition Universelle in 1900.

The Musée Grévin now contains some 450 characters arranged in scenes from the history of France and modern life, including a panorama of French history from Charlemagne to Napoleon, bloody scenes of the French Revolution, movie stars, and international figures such as Albert Einstein, Mahatma Gandhi, and Pope John Paul II. The tableau of Charlotte Corday murdering Jean-Paul Marat includes the actual knife and Bathtub used.

New wax characters are regularly added to the Museum.


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Opening times

Grévin is open everyday.

Exceptionally, the Grévin will be closed from September 30 to October 4, 2013 inclusive.


Getting there:

 8 and 9 (metro lines)
"Grands Boulevards" metro station
 20, 39, 48, 67, 74, 85 (bus lines)


Prices from February 1st, 2013

Adults, Full price: 22.50 €
15 + years 

Reduced rate for adults: 19 €
(students, families with 3 children or more, unemployed persons, the disabled, seniors 60+)

Children: 16 €
6 to 14

Reduced rate for children: 13€
6 to 14
(families with 3 children or more, the disabled)

Please note:

- The above prices are applicable all year and valid for all the Grévin showrooms.
- Free for children under 6. 

- For safety reasons, due to the layout of the premises, pushchairs and bulky luggage must be left* in the cloakroom during holiday periods.
(*Free of charge).


Address : 10, boulevard Montmartre
Zip code : 75009
City : Paris - France
Area : Louvre, Opéra, Chatelet
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Website : Grévin Museum - Paris