La Maison de la Magie Robert-Houdin, Blois
(2.9/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web)
La Maison de la Magie Robert-Houdin will try to fool you with trickery, hocus-pocus, and magic, but you'll never be fooled by machines, installations, pictures, and music. Amusing museum installations pair science with superstition to test your ability to recognize reality, while feats of balance and skill honors jugglers of the Middle Ages in the Greek temple room. You may be surprised to recognize notable figures in magic's history including the 18th century physicist and magician, Joseph Pinetti Willedall de Merci, and genius inventor, Buatier De Kolta.

It's not your eyesight and you're not losing your mind-- there really is a life-sized "hallucinoscope" there. Depicting the literary worlds of Jules Verne, you'll swear your eyes are deceiving you as you navigate "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea." Your children will love the chessboard of optical illusions, the optics and electricity used to conjure magical craft, and the mysterious clock. A visit to La Maison de la Magie Robert-Houdin represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Blois family vacation planner to plot your vacation.
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  • We arrived at 2 pm and there was more room for the show but it was marked anywhere we could book. WWE have done the 3 levels en10 minutes. We have not hooked.
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  • Right next to the castle of Blois is home of the magic. playful-Museum exhibition on the history of magic and illusions on 3 floors + magic show room (capacity 300 persons). Magic show of quality that lasts 30 minutes included in the price of admission. People go there especially for the show. Plan to arrive well in advance to have room. Easy access. Parking - underground parking nearby. Very affordable admission for adults and children combine the entrance of the Castle and the House of magic. If you go through Blois and interested in magic, go ahead. For professional magicians, possibility to make also courses on reservation.
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  • We bought the pass with the visit to the Castle, but this House is not of great interest. Some animations for children but for adults, not much, exhibition posters, information about the magic around the world, a room on Robert Houdin, blesois of origin, and that's it. The dragons of the façade are visible for free. Fortunately the show of Gael, I had also discovered and which is frankly impressive level of illusions, came to offset this disappointment, which justified the way instead of mediocre note.
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  • Good attraction for families with children. But good for the parents too.
  • The dragon facade is a must see, especially with young kids. The interior / museum itself was rather disappointing
  • It's a very interesting attraction in town, it's a house with robots coming out of windows with different forms.
  • Beautiful building! Home of magic is superb with several objects that can be tested without problem! For those who like magic c is great because every half hour there are dragons coming out and making a sort of a little show! To recommend! ;)
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  • We had a very good time with our children. Successful, show Museum interesting even for children.
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