Visitor information

During your visit to the Pasteur Museum you can see the apartment where Louis Pasteur lived, the scientific souvenir room and the magnificent crypt where the esteemed scientist and his wife are buried.




Under the state of emergency decided by the French government following the attacks on Friday November 13, 2015, the Pasteur Museum will be closed to individual visitors until further notice. Group tours are maintained. The conditions will be explained when booking.


The museum is open from Monday to Friday all year round 

Closed in August and public holidays



Individual visitors

Monday to Friday: tours at 2pm, 3pm and 4pm.

No booking required.


Admission fees:

Adults: €7; students and children: €3.




Group tours are available for a minimum of 10 people by appointment only made at least 3 months in advance.

Museum tours (1hr) are led by a museum guide.

Admission fees:

Adult groups: €10 per person; school groups: €5 per student.


Tel. +33 (0)


Address and getting here

The Pasteur Museum is located at the Institut Pasteur, situated at:

25 rue du Docteur Roux

75015 Paris, France


Due to the French Vigipirate national security alert system, proof of identity will be requested at the Institut Pasteur reception desk.


Pasteur metro station: Lines 6 and 12.

Volontaires metro station: Line 12.

Bus routes: 39, 70, 88, 89, 95.

Adress and  getting here

Updated on 17/11/2015