Collections

Owing to its rich past, the Pasteur Museum houses priceless collections in both scientific and artistic disciplines. Its many facets are revealed in a fascinating encounter with history.

  • Science and art collections, letters and manuscripts

    The Pasteur Museum holds substantial collections relating to the life and work of Louis Pasteur. Both a science and art museum, it is also a rare testimony to late 19th-century decorative art.

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  • History of the Museum

    After 30 years spent at the Ecole normale, in 1888 Louis Pasteur moved to a specially designed apartment at the Institut Pasteur. The apartment that has since become the Pasteur Museum is remarkably evocative of the personality of its former occupant and rich in wonderfully preserved collections.

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Updated on 13/06/2013