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.


Admission and fees

The Pasteur Museum provides a fascinating insight into three aspects of the life and work of Louis Pasteur all in one place.

The apartment where he spent the last seven years of his life. The scientific souvenir room which traces his major discoveries based on the original scientific instruments he used. A magnificent Byzantine-style crypt where Louis Pasteur is buried alongside his wife.

Musée Institut Pasteur

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

Groups (associations, cultural groups, students (from undergraduate), …)

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
  • Student groups: €5 per student


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



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