Musée de la Magie, Paris

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Also known as the Musée de la Curiosité et de la Magie and the Académie de la Magie, Musée de la Magie is a private museum that features antiques linked with magic as well as optical illusions, robots, and interactive games for children. Feed your imagination as you explore these halls and even watch the conjuring show. It also includes items relating to magic shows, including secret boxes, wind-up toys, magic mirrors, see-through glasses, and posters.

The museum occupies 16th century cellars beneath the Marquis de Sade's house, and is collocated with the Musée des Automates, which contains more than 100 historical and contemporary automata. Our Paris trip builder app makes visiting Musée de la Magie and other Paris attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • My wife and I visited the Museum of Magic last week while we were in Paris. It is a very interesting little place and I highly recommend it if you have any love at all for magic shows and magicians. M...  more »
  • We went there waiting for some bright impressions, but unfortunately we were not very interested. The Museum is small, there are interesting moments that made us laugh, but they are very few. The Ticket gives the right to visit the show of tricks, short, but interesting. Honestly, a 10-year-old kid was a little boring, just like me. Although The staff is very cheerful and sociable. Would I waste my time at this museum in Paris? No, if magic is not your passion or profession.
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  • A really fun little gem of a museum. They have an amazing collection of historic animatronics that I imagine would have been very magical in their day. It was delightful. They also had a funny, multi-lingual magician who wowed my boys are ensured there was full audience participation and attention. We laughed and were amazed with his tricks. The older man who seemed to run the place didn't speak english, but still went out of his way to interact with the children and delight them will paper helicopters. Very much recommended activity if you have children!
  • Amazing place❣A great experience for my 8 years old son but for me too.Dont miss it!
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