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Entrance ticket to the Museum of Illusion Paris

Entrance ticket to the Museum of Illusion Paris
  • immersive course on two levels
  • over 70 delusional illusion experiences including

The Vortex Tunnel
The Clone Table
The Beuchet Chair
The Overturned Room
The Ames Room


What to expect

Are you ready, to distrust what your eyes see, to question your perceptions, to look beyond the visible. If the answer is yes, go to the Museum of Illusion in the 1st arrondissement of Paris.

The Museum of Ilusion in Paris, a world that shakes up perceptions

Here is a suggestion for a family outing in Paris that will blow your mind. You thought a picture told you a story but what about picture in picture or should I say pictures. Get ready for an interactive experience in an immersive location.

There is a place where parents and children face the same challenge. The optical and visual illusions will blow your mind. At the Museum of Illusion in Paris, nothing is quite what it seems. In no place does the expression beware of appearances bears its name as well as in this circumstance.
If you like to be surprised, caught off guard or surprised, this is The place to be in Paris. And all that, just for fun, you might say. No, it's an opportunity to learn more about our brain, our eyes and the relationship between the two.
A fun and educational outing in Paris to brainstorm and learn more about him.


98 Rue Saint-Denis
75001 Paris
Parking lot
Sebastopol, 39 Boulevard de Sébastopol - 75001 Paris
Saint Martin, 245 Rue Saint-Martin - 75003 Paris
Public transportation
4Etienne Marcel
BAChâtelet-Les Halles
29Sebastopol - Etienne Marcel

Common questions

What is the price of the Museum of Illusion in Paris?

The price of the Museum of Illusion Paris ticket is €18 for adults (from 16 years old) and €12 for children (from 5 to 15 years old). A reduced rate of €15 is granted to students, persons with reduced mobility and job seekers. Seniors (+62 years old) will pay 16€. A family rate is available at €45 (2 adults + 2 children). The Museum of Illusion in Paris is free for children under 5 years old.

Where is the Museum of Illusion in Paris?

The Illusion Museum is located at 98 rue Saint-Denis in the first arrondissement of Paris.

How to get to the Museum of Illusion in Paris?

It can be reached by metro via line 4 (Etienne Marcel or Les Halles stations) or line 11 (Rambuteau station). The Châtelet-Les Halles RER station is 5 minutes away, which makes access convenient for those using the RER A, RER B and RER D lines. or a Vélib for example!

How long does the Museum of Illusion in Paris last?

To be amazed, we recommend at least one hour of visit.

What to visit and what to do around the Paris Illusion Museum?

Located in the heart of Paris, the Museum of Illusion can be part of a busy family day in Paris! From the Museum, you are 15 minutes from the Musée de Louvre, 12 minutes from the Sainte Chapelle and 5 minutes from the Centre Pompidou or Les Halles. Our advice? A Museum of Illusion combo combined with a walk on the Seine with the Vedettes du Pont Neuf(10 minutes on foot towards the Seine).

What is Ames room?

Adelbert Ames' room is an illusion of optics and perspective through which people moving through a cubic-looking room seem to change size. Superb for surprising photos where your 6-year-old child will look like a giant next to you!