Musée en Herbe, atelier bébé, Paris 2016.

Musée en Herbe

Musée en Herbe is the first art museum in central Paris designed especially for children.

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Your kids will love this museum situated in the heart of Paris, just a stone’s throw from the vibrant Les Halles district and the Louvre! A lot of thought has gone into the layout and displays so that they can learn while having fun as they explore a series of exhibition-games and activities on artistic, scientific and civic themes. There is a year-round programme of exhibitions as well as creative workshops during which they can let their imagination run wild and express their artistic streak. The workshops are a chance for the children to put what they have learned in the exhibitions into practice.
And parents are usually astonished when they see the mini-masterpieces they have created!

The museum has been open for over forty years, hosting exhibitions on Victor Vasarely, Dali, Warhol, Matisse, Tintin and on graffiti. The themes are diverse and will appeal to all ages!

At the moment, you can see the Spiders, Fireflies and Butterflies exhibition.

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23 rue l'Arbre-Sec
75001 Paris 1er

    Days and opening hours

    All year round, daily between 10 am and 7 pm.


    • 7 €
    • Adult: 7 € Child (2-18 years): 6 to 16 € Large family: from 6 €.
      Free entry for teachers, disabled people and accompanying persons.


    • Exhibition space


    • Educational visits
    • Shop
    • Guided tours


    • Activity
    • Children's entertainment
    • Temporary exhibition
    • Handicrafts workshops


    Spoken languages

    • French

    Guided tour languages

    • French

    Documentation languages (home)

    • French

    Bulletin board languages

    • French

    Single services tour

    • Unguided individual tours available permanently
    • Guided individual tours on request
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    • Hearing disability
    • Mental disability
    • Accessible for wheelchairs with assistance
    • WC + grab handle + adequate space to move
    • Site, building partially accessible
    • Visual disability

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