We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Musee Dupuytren Paris

Neighbourhood:
Odeon / Saint-Michel
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Get directions
Address: Centre des Cordeliers | 15 rue de l’Ecole de Médecine, 75006 Paris, France
Phone Number:
+33 1 42 34 68 60
Website

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 35 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 5
    Excellent
  • 3
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
A different thing to do

In this museum you will see actual human remains such as Skulls, bones, tissue, hearts, livers, and fetuses. if you do not have a stomach for it, you are not going to enjoy this... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2013
nfontiveros
,
Montreal, Canada
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
75

35 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 12: English reviews
Zurich, Switzerland
Level Contributor
224 reviews
112 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

September 2016 . This Museum was one fo my Favorits , but this Museum is closed , unfortunately . I've been told by the Staff

Helpful?
1 Thank Elmar R
Level Contributor
14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Having been to the museum at Guys hospital I was really excited to see this collection. While it was very interesting for me and I love the "old world" with the plethora of books and drawers as you go in I couldn't stop comparing it. I enjoyed it but came away disappointed that so many of the exhibits have been... More 

Helpful?
Thank Pam C
Switzerland
Level Contributor
78 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2015 via mobile

I'm in the medical business so I'm familiar with anatomy and diseases. My mission was to find the brain of a famous patient analysed by M. Paul Broca almost 150years ago! The museum is easy to find, but strangely situated. After ringing a bell a friendly lady comes to open the door and you step into something that reminds you... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank Lan H
Mississauga, Canada
Level Contributor
38 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2015

I like horror movies and the creepy and grotesque, but even my stomach was feeling a little queasy here. I commend this museum to those who think they'd like to live in a previous era without state-of-the-art medicine. The horrors of syphilis, tuberculosis, infections, etc., are on view here. Unbelievable actual skeletons with twisted bones and skulls with burst sinus... More 

Helpful?
Thank CarolynClink
Lisbon, Portugal
Level Contributor
140 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2015

It is very hard to find this museum if you don't know where to go, since there are no exterior signs at all. In there, you have a room full of medical and anatomical oddities and most of them are presented by guide, which for sure is very interesting but it's just in french so it becomes difficult to enjoy... More 

Helpful?
Thank Rui P
Herzliya, Israel
Level Contributor
8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2014

Its not easy to find it, there are no signs to guide you to this "un-official" museum. A large space with a collection of mutant babys from around 200 years ago, preserved in glass jars. There are also hand made sculpts of deformed and distorted heads from that same time. Me and my 14 years old son, liked it a... More 

Helpful?
3 Thank Studio40
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
215 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2013

Its really hard to find we attempted on 2 separate occasions to track this down. Once on Uni property take the left hand archway which leads to a garden the museum is in the right hand corner of the garden. Please note its not open every day and is in fact only open after 2pm. It costs 5 euros. I... More 

Helpful?
9 Thank Nick W
Montreal, Canada
Level Contributor
23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2013 via mobile

In this museum you will see actual human remains such as Skulls, bones, tissue, hearts, livers, and fetuses. if you do not have a stomach for it, you are not going to enjoy this place. Usually this place is for med students but it is also open to the public only in the afternoons from 2 to 5. You usually... More 

Helpful?
6 Thank nfontiveros
Perth, Australia
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2013 via mobile

Don't follow the map, the museum is located at 15 Rue de l'Ecole de Medecine near the corner of saint-Germain blv and saint-michel blv. Walk past some gates with # 15 above them, into a courtyard and then into the building on the right. Walk down a few steps / wooden ramp, turn left and its straight ahead. It is... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank Scott C
Warsaw, Poland
Level Contributor
13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2013

In this strange museum you will find an impressive collection of 17th/18th century anatomical items illustrating diseases and malformations. It's quite small and really hard to find, but for sure it's worth if you are interested in such topic or if just simply enjoy "strange" exhibitions. Entry fee was €5.

Helpful?
2 Thank siannve

Travellers who viewed Musee Dupuytren Paris also viewed

 
Paris, Ile-de-France
 

Been to Musee Dupuytren Paris? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / PAYBACK
75
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Musee Dupuytren Paris and other visitors
3 questions
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Musee Dupuytren Paris staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?

Staying in Odeon / Saint-Michel

Neighbourhood Profile
Odeon / Saint-Michel
As the bustling center of entertainment for the residents of the Rive Gauche, the activity at Odéon never stops. Boulevards are lined with traditional cafes, restaurants, and boutique cinemas. The streets surrounding the fountain at Saint-Michel provide eateries from around the world. Lively bars are just next door and the prototypical terraced French brasserie is on every corner. The setting for this area is second to none; the Haussmann-style boulevards are contrasted by monumental architecture and overshadowed by the iconic Notre Dame, all within a moment’s walk from the Seine. This neighbourhood's world-famous bookshops, cafés, and streets will not fail to impress you.
Explore this neighbourhood