le Musée de l’Erotisme, Paris

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le Musée de l’Erotisme is a sex museum in Paris devoted to the erotic art collections of antique dealer Alain Plumey and French teacher Jo Khalifa. This collection shows you the ancient erotic art of India, Japan, and Africa, along with contemporary pieces. Explore all five floors, including a basement exhibit. One floor is devoted to the legal brothels of the 19th and early 20th century in France. The film "Polisson et Galipettes" is shown here, a collection of pornographic shorts formerly exhibited in these brothels. The upper two floors showcase revolving exhibits, mainly by contemporary artists. To find out how to plan a trip to Paris, use our trip itinerary maker.
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  • September 25, 2017
    The museum was right next door to the hotel and my friend and I were walking back from dinner, it was late (12am) but we weren't quite tired enough for bed so we decided to pop in and check it out. Ad...  more »
  • September 12, 2017
    Driven by their curiosity we visited this small museum split level, after seeing it I must admit that it's nothing special. The first two floors are fairly interesting for some objects that would come from Africa and Asia, then the other floors are a smattering of toys, phallic symbols, drawings and photos that come from different cultures and continents. Surely not to review
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  • August 24, 2017
    Worth the visit at least once in their lives, is close to the Moulin Rouge. Also has next to metro, very easy access.
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