Open All Year
de la Villette
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Hugely popular science and technology museum located in the Parc de la
My advice would be to go early or pre-book tickets on-line in order to avoid very long
lines. Best family plan would be to go on a nice day, get
there at opening time and pack a picnic lunch. Enjoy the museum for a
few hours and then let the kids run around and play at the amazing Parc de la Villette
. This museum is particularly
busy on wet rainy winter days.
The museum is divided into different sections:
are the heart of the Cité des Sciences et de
l'Industrie. They are meant for everyone, both those with a knowledge
of science and those without. Unfortunately all information
about the exhibits is in French.
has two areas of special hands on experiments and
activates for 2-7 year old children and the other for 5-12 year olds.
Children must be accompanied by an adult. Sessions last 90
minutes and include a show. If possible pre-book
"Children Cite" otherwise be prepared to wait a few hours or even miss
- 3D science and educational movies. Movies are in French
30, avenue Corentin-Cariou - 75019 Paris
Area Porte de la Villette
Metro - Line 7, station "Porte de la Villette"
Bus: 75, 139, 150, 152, 249, PC.
Fee-paying car park: entrance Quai de la Charente.
Link to full price sheet & ticket
Open Tuesday to Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and until 7 p.m. on
Sundays. Closed Monday