Paris has several unusual or unique museums that offer a stark contrast to most of the top-most visited ones in the City of Lights. Even Musée du Louvre or Musée d’Orsay have their own family-friendly attractions and uniqueness. You can experience the Louvre Pyramid, the Grand Staircase of the palatial home, or an underground shopping mall when on a private Louvre Museum tour in addition to exploring the mysterious artworks at the museum. Musée d’Orsay, on the other hand, has an underground railway station with Beaux-Arts.
Paris Sewer Museum
The French Capital has Musée des Egouts, which is devoted to its sewer system that traces back to Napoleon Bonaparte’s empire. The tourists can understand the history of underground tunnels, which were used during the periods of former French Kings to drain street water and carry wastewater from the River Seine. The Paris sewers were also used for water supply, with the River Seine being its main source. One of the museum’s highlights includes an installation that shows the system that engineers created for clearing blockages during the 19th Century.
Museum of Magic
Musée de la Magie, situated in the 4th arrondissement of the city, trace the origins of magic and illusion through old posters, vintage artifacts, and other paraphernalia. You can find plenty of intriguing objects here such as a doorway that resembles the mouth of a monster, mirrors, and boxes used to pull off magic tricks. When on Paris tours, also check out the toy museum, which is run by the authorities of the magic museum.
Museum of Hunting and Nature
The Musée de la Chasse et la Nature offers a counterpoint to all the chic boutiques and eateries situated in and around Le Marais. The neighborhood is famous mostly for shopping, but if you want a unique attraction walk into this museum with an aristocratic ambiance. It houses a plethora of curiosities, including hunting tools and stuffed animals. Some of the tools in its collection comprise of clerical collars, which is used to spot or restrain dogs, and a chair made up of elk antlers.
Museum of Vampires
The stone buildings and archival institutions resembling museums in Paris make the thought of vampires seem like not all that outlandish. That is exactly what you might feel inside the Musée des Vampires in Les Lilas. It has a collection of old books and posters, spooky objects, and Halloween props, which makes it a top tourist place for daring travelers.