The Museum of Magic and Automata : self-guided tour The Museum of Magic and Automata : self-guided tour

The Museum of Magic and Automata : self-guided tour


An enchanted immersion awaits you !

Museum of Magic and Automata

The permanent show, close to the public
The presentation of the collection by magician guides
The old magic objects
The surprises hidden behind the mechanisms of the automata


What to expect

Discover the art and culture of magic and automata (mechanical figures) in a unique museum and a permanent magic show

For almost 30 years, the Musée de la Magie has been introducing people of all ages to this thousand-year-old history with collections that are unique in the world. Interactive games, optical illusions, automata, engravings, posters, and magical objects to discover.

Musée de la Magie :

The Musée de la Magie has won several awards and is suited to all audiences: Everyone will be enchanted by the entertainment provided throughout the visit by the magician guides. Close-up magic, on-stage magic, parlour magic … All the elements are here to help visitors rediscover the poetry and appeal of magic.

Musée des Automates :

Visitors to the Museum of Automata are treated to a world of fantasy and enchantment. The exhibition features more than 100 mechanical figures that ‘put on a show’. Children will be delighted by toys that spark their imagination, and adults will appreciate the technical know-how of the mechanical masterpieces.

Come and press the buttons to activate the little figures and enjoy the hidden surprises in this unusual and fun exhibition!

What is included :

  • Admission to the Musée de la Magie
  • Admission to the Musée des Automates
  • A magic show

Good to know for the visit :

Admission to the Musée de la Magie is free for children under 3 years old.


The museum is open every Wednesday Saturday and Sunday from 2pm to 7pm and every day during the half-term school holidays for zone C.


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Customer Reviews

4.8/56 reviews

Philippe C.
December 29th 2023
Beau musée avec des animations sympathiques
Gwendoline S.
December 14th 2023
Petit musée plein de charme qui permet de s'évader et d'en apprendre plus sur l'histoire de la magie.
Anne-Marie F.
October 30th 2023

Animations de qualité tant dans le petit théâtre de magie que devant les boîtes qui donnaient l'illusion de couper la femme en 2.
Parcours très bien conçu.

May 5th 2023
Super, bel accueil
Jerome P.
March 7th 2023
C'est parfait pour les enfants , personnel au top
Marie B.
March 6th 2023
Formidable pour les petits et les grands


11 Rue Saint-Paul
75004 Paris
Parking lot
Maubert - College des Bernardins, 7 Boulevard Saint-Germain - 75005 Paris
Public transportation
6786Sully - Morland

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