Musée Pasteur

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Institut Pasteur

The Musée Pasteur is a museum dedicated to scientist Louis Pasteur. It is located within the Institut Pasteur at 25 Rue du Docteur Roux, Paris, France, in the 15th arrondissement, and open daily in the warmer months; an admission fee is charged.

The museum was established in 1935 in honor of Louis Pasteur (1822-1895), and preserves his memory in the apartment where he spent the last seven years of his life, as well as an impressive room where some 1,000 scientific instruments are exhibited, and the Neo-Byzantine chapel in which he is buried.

See also[edit]


  • Musée Pasteur
  • Pariserve description (French)
  • Stephen Fallon, Paris, Lonely Planet, 2004, page 109. ISBN 1-74059-760-5.

Coordinates: 48°50′25″N 2°18′41″E / 48.84028°N 2.31139°E / 48.84028; 2.31139