Guide to the Grévin Museum in Paris: Exhibitions and Tickets

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Guide to Grévin Museum in Paris

The Grévin Museum is a private wax museum in Paris, in the 9th arrondissement on the right bank of the Seine.

Get ready to see the one of the oldest wax museums of the world. It is going to be a fun journey that will appeal to people from all ages.

Find all the useful information about Entrance, Tickets and Exhibitions down below !

What can I do at Grévin Museum?

Founded by Arthur Meyer, the museum takes its name from the famous director Alfred Grévin, who made the first wax sculptures.

The visitors are taken inside as groups. After being admitted to this hall as a group, the doors close and the show begins with amazing lights and sound.

There are more than 200 life-like wax figures of popular people from different fields both from past and present day. You get the opportunity to take photos with your favorite stars, scientists or politicians such as Albert Einstein, Michael Jackson, Mahatma Gandhi or Pope. There are also many scenes from the history of France, such as Louis XIV in Versailles, the capture and captivity of Louis XVI and the royal family or Joanna of Lorraine on fire.

Entrance, Tickets and Tours

Buying tickets in advance is highly reccommended to save time. The Grévin Museum is free for the Paris Pass holders.

The Grévin Museum is open every day : 

  • Monday to Friday: from 10 am to 6.30 pm
  • Weekends, public holidays and school holidays: from 10 am to 7 pm
  • Tip: To save time, money and avoid hassle, you can prepare your trip by buying all the online tickets you need in advance in our official Paris Tickets Shop.

How to get to Grévin Museum

  • Metro: "Grands Boulevards" station on the Metro Line 8 and 9.
  • Bus: Lines 20, 39, 48, 67, 74 and 85.

History of the Grévin Museum

The museum was founded in 1882 by the journalist Arthur Meyer as one of the oldest wax museums of Europe. It was named after the first artistic director, caricaturist Alfred Gréven. 

The Grévin Museum has two more branches in Montreal and Seoul.

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

When is the best time to visit Grèvin Museum?

It is suggested to avoid weekends and prefer the early hours on the week days.

Where can I buy a ticket for Grévin Museum?

Tickets for Grévin Museum can be booked online.  Book your ticket to Grévin Museum.

Where is the Grévin Museum?

 The Grévin Museum is located in the 9th arrondissement on the right bank of the Seine.

How long does it take to visit Grévin Museum?

The average visiting time is about 1 to 2 hours for Grévin Museum.

Contact & Map

  • Address: 10 Boulevard Montmartre, 75009 Paris
  • Opening Hours: You can check the latest updates on opening hours on the official website of the museum.
  • Public Transport: Metro: "Grands Boulevards" station on the Metro Line 8 and 9.
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