Trip Planner Europe  /  France  /  Ile-de-France  /  Paris  /  Museums  /  Musée de la Magie

Musée de la Magie, Paris

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
Inspirock Rating:
2.3/5 based on 100+ reviews on the web
Also known as the Musée de la Curiosité et de la Magie and the Académie de la Magie, Musée de la Magie is a private museum that features antiques linked with magic as well as optical illusions, robots, and interactive games for children. Feed your imagination as you explore these halls and even watch the conjuring show. It also includes items relating to magic shows, including secret boxes, wind-up toys, magic mirrors, see-through glasses, and posters.

The museum occupies 16th century cellars beneath the Marquis de Sade's house, and is collocated with the Musée des Automates, which contains more than 100 historical and contemporary automata. Work out when and for how long to visit Musée de la Magie and other Paris attractions using our handy Paris tour planner.
Create a full itinerary - for free!
going to
read all reviews »
  • This museum is not big but it is home to the history of the art of magic. Go with children to help them discover the greatest prestidigitators. There are often small shows close up bluffing. This is a place to discover in an atypical area of PARIS.
    show original
  • The magic show included with the ticket is by far the best thing here. (and it was VERY good).The exhibits are fascinating, but most of the explanation cards are in French - and unfortunately my langu...  read more »
  • Hidden in a neighborhood where you otherwise nooooit is located in a basement comes this museum. Links you can find fair schiettentent moving stuff. On the right is the magic Department with regular shows and demonstrations. Fun for all ages.
    show original
  • Super fun place to go with friends and an open mind! Really sweet magic show included in admission, super knowledgable folks working there
  • If you can't read French, don't go here! Almost all the signs and explanatory plaques are in French, with only a few having an English translation available.
  • Good fun for kiddies
  • Interesting and impressive, for a thirteen year old boy.
  • The museum itself is very average unless you're taking kids there... However the magicians show was really cute and enjoyable
Nearby Attractions
Visit for 3​h 30​m
Visit for 4​h
Visit for 2​h
Visit for 1​h 30​m
Visit for 8​h
Visit for 2​h