Museum tours in Paris are very common among the tourists. There are so many famous museums like the Louvre Museum and Rodin Museum, which people visit during their Paris tours. People usually consider their trip to Paris incomplete without the Rodin Museum tour or Louvre Museum tour. However, these are not the only museums present in the city of Paris waiting for tourists. Paris and its neighboring area have around 200 other museums, many of which are not usually known to the tourists.
Many of these museums in Paris are kid-friendly and apt to visit by young people. It might be usually tiring for young people and kids to stand in the long queues of the famous museums where most of the people rush. Here are suggestions of some off-the-beat museums in Paris where young people and children can enjoy their time.
Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle (National Museum of Natural History)
The galleries of this museum house the halls, which are dedicated to the subjects of geology and botany. Many plants belonging to different climates are grown in greenhouses here. Among the many galleries here the important attractions are the Grand Gallery of Evolution and the Gallery of Comparative Anatomy and Paleontology. There are so many fossils and skeletons from the late 19th century, displayed in the paleontology building.
Musée de la Musique (Museum of Music)
It is a museum situated in the 19th arrondissement of the city and is dedicated to the collection and display of musical instruments in Europe which are centuries old. There are numerous reeds, string instruments, horns, and pianos exhibited here. You can witness live performances using the instruments or their replicas, every day in the galleries of the museum. Audio guide in English language is available for kids as well as for adults. There are also selected instruments from other parts of the world, displayed here.
Musée de la Magie (Museum of Magic)
Inside the 16th century cellars are displayed so many magic objects and props. The museum is situated in the Marais neighborhood, and it welcomes you with the performance of some simple magic tricks. Guided tours through the museum are available in French, but for those who are English –speaking they will have to rely on the English tour guidebooks available at the entry. There are also other exciting items like the Egyptian mummy case, which makes the person inside it to disappear.
There are several museums of this sought in Paris, which can offer you amazing touring experiences.