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.

Museum of Letters and Manuscripts (Musee des Lettres et Manuscrits)

#484 of 2,208 things to do in Paris
Open Now: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Nice experience

It was nice and different experience since they had arranged couple of workshops which had engaged... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2016
ZaimJee
,
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Amazing old letters and manuscripts in Paris

There is a collection of manuscripts from the kings of France to De Gaulle, Kennedy, Eisenhower... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2015
norbertc957
,
Strasbourg, France
Read all 47 reviews
17
All photos (17)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
22 Jul 2017
“Definitely closed”
6 Oct 2016
“Oops. It spears to no longer exist”
About
Open Now
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
See all hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
15°
Oct
Nov
Dec
Contact
222 boulevard Saint Germain, 75007 Paris, France
Saint-Germain-des-Prés
Website
+33 1 42 22 48 48
Call
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Paris
from US$ 44.30
More Info
from US$ 82.00
More Info
from US$ 111.30
More Info
from US$ 16.40
More Info
Reviews (47)
Filter reviews
21 results
Traveller rating
10
6
1
0
4
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
10
6
1
0
4
See what travellers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 21 reviews
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

I can confirm this museum is definitely still closed as at July 2017. Disappointed that my Lonely Planet guidebook (Jan 2017 edition), didn't spot this. They're normally very accurate.

Thank Kate D
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

I was really disappointed when I got there but there was no evidence of any museum at that address. It appears it is now law firm. I guess I should've done a little more research but the book I was using was quite current. It...More

3  Thank juliette1953
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

There is no evidence of a museum at this address anymore. Quite disappointed but I should have checked google BEFORE I started walking !! :) Visit d'Orsay instead. Close by.

2  Thank Annette Y
Reviewed 27 February 2016

It was nice and different experience since they had arranged couple of workshops which had engaged the public. It was good that it opened till late

Thank ZaimJee
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

I was really looking forward to visiting today (July 1, 2015), but upon arrival found that the doors were locked, there was no indication of this museum ever having existed at the listed address in the guidebooks, and a neighboring shop owner said the museum...More

5  Thank endbrainfire
Reviewed 8 February 2015

There is a collection of manuscripts from the kings of France to De Gaulle, Kennedy, Eisenhower; but also from Einstein and many other famous scientists and writers.

2  Thank norbertc957
Reviewed 7 December 2014

So many treasures in one place! You can see original music manuscripts from Mozart, Bizet, Bach, Chopin and more. You can see original letters and notes from Einstein, Edison, Curie, Louis XIV, JFK, Eisenhower, De Gaulle, and more. Check out story boards from Hitchcock and...More

3  Thank Katie E
Reviewed 5 October 2014 via mobile

So it worked out that I got into this museum for free (maybe because it's the first Sunday of the month). Beautiful letters and manuscripts from the ancient times and from important people like Van Gogh, JFK, Einstein, Dali, Hitchcock, and so on... Definitely worth...More

3  Thank Natafer
Reviewed 12 July 2014

I was attracted to visit the Musee des Lettres et Manuscrits by a poster campaign about an exhibition on the First World War. Starting with that, it was excellent. The photos, journals etc from Louy Roux documenting his experiences during WW1 was simply breath taking....More

3  Thank Ian G
Reviewed 17 June 2014

While it hides behind a very discreet door, it is of unbelieveable cultural value. A place where you dive into genious by looking at original handwritten notes and letters. Get a different glimpse of Mozart, Einstein, Sartre and Victor Huge!

2  Thank apollinnaire
View more reviews
Nearby
Saint-Germain-des-Pres
In Saint-Germain-des-Prés, life is effortlessly chic
and all things are beautiful. The main boulevard is
dotted with famed terraced cafés, haut-couture shops,
ivy-covered railings and fine-dining restaurants.
Antique dealers and art galleries surround the fine
art school and small museums hide in unassuming
squares. The neighbourhood’s namesake church is the
oldest in Paris and is the backdrop for talented
...More
Nearby HotelsSee all 1,820 nearby hotels
Hotel Montalembert
866 reviews
.15 km away
K+K Hotel Cayre
2,645 reviews
.16 km away
Hotel Pont Royal
1,013 reviews
.16 km away
Hotel Bac Saint-Germain
282 reviews
.18 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 19,144 nearby restaurants
Racines Des Pres
141 reviews
.09 km away
La Petite Chaise
636 reviews
.18 km away
Marzo
174 reviews
.20 km away
Gaya
274 reviews
.14 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 5,466 nearby attractions
Musee Maillol
314 reviews
.22 km away
Eglise Saint Thomas d'Aquin
14 reviews
.10 km away
Fontaine des Quatre Saisons
10 reviews
.20 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Museum of Letters and Manuscripts (Musee des Lettres et Manuscrits) staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines