Curie Museum

Local nameMusée Curie
Location5th arrondissement of Paris, France

The Musée Curie is a historical museum focusing on radiological research. It is located in the 5th arrondissement at 1, rue Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France, and open Wednesday to Saturday, from 1pm to 5pm; admission is free. The museum was renovated in 2012, thanks to a donation from Ève Curie.

The museum was established in 1934, after Curie's death, on the ground floor of the Curie Pavilion of the Institut du Radium. It was formerly Marie Curie's laboratory, built 1911–1914, and where she performed research from 1914–1934. In this laboratory her daughter and son-in-law Irène and Frédéric Joliot-Curie discovered artificial radioactivity, for which they received the 1935 Nobel Prize for Chemistry.

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Opening hours

Wed - Sat: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Museum guided tours are held every fourth Sat of the month at 3 pm. Themed guided tours are held one Sat per month at 3 pm (a reservation is necessary).

Closed on public holidays (Apr 6, May 1, 8, 14 and 25, Jul 14, Nov 1 and 11), the whole month of Aug, and during Christmas holidays.


Admission is free, but donations are welcome.

More information and contact


Official website

Phone +33 1 56 24 55 33

Address 1 Rue Pierre et Marie Curie, 75005 Paris, France

Coordinates 48°50'39.258" N 2°20'41.246" E

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