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Phono Museum

#423 of 2,254 things to do in Paris
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Open today: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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really worth the visit

I stumbled upon the phono museum last year and I have been meaning to write a review. It was one of... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2018
Palo Alto, California
If you like music you must visit

We stumbled upon this gem of a museum today. Our volunteer guide walked us through the history of... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2018
London, UK
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53 boulevard de Rochechouart, 75009 Paris, France
Opéra / Bourse
+33 6 80 61 59 37
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

I stumbled upon the phono museum last year and I have been meaning to write a review. It was one of the best parts of my trip and I am not even a person who studies of loves music, but it was just so interesting....More

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

We stumbled upon this gem of a museum today. Our volunteer guide walked us through the history of recorded music machines and gave us demonstrations of many of the phonograph. Many of the instruments are novel to the museum and are the first of their...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

If you find yourself in Pigalle or Montmartre, don't miss this exceptional little museum. The guide we had there was enthusiastic and knowledgeable, and even played a number of the antique recording drums and old 78s for us. .

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Reviewed 14 January 2018

Absolutely incredible! For €10 you get a guided tour (French or English, maybe more), where they play all the old recording devices going back to the 19th century. Sweet hosts! Truly amazing. Génial! And there's a "phono" gallery around the corner where you can browse...More

Thank John T
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Opera / Bourse
The neighbourhood around Opéra and Bourse is a belle
époque paradise of grand boulevards, refined arcades,
and mass-market art-nouveau entertainment. Here,
modern day workers continue to take advantage of the
legacy that nobility and finance left in the 19th
century. Brightly-lit brasseries, theatres, and
cinemas sit side by side with French bistros
predominating in one area and Japanese restaurants in
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