• Musée des égouts de Paris
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Musée des égouts de Paris

Type: History Museums, Museums



Map / Directions 10Best Says

The sewer museum may be out of sight, under the streets of Paris, but it's worth a visit, especially if you're familiar with Victor Hugo's Les Miserables, or if you're fascinated with the offbeat. The...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Oct - Apr  Sat-Wed 11am-4pm
  • May - Sep  Sat-Wed 11am-5pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Adult €4.30; Child (6-16) €3.50; Child (0-5) Free

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  • Museums: "It wasn't until Napoleon I that the first Parisian sewer system was built. Until then women still carried water in buckets from the Seine."
  • Best for Museums Because: "They will not begrudge money for a Comic Opera, but will complain about building aqueducts worthy of Augustus," Voltaire, writing about Paris lacking sewer systems.

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