For all the information about the city, archived or otherwise, head to the most innovative and informative museum, the Musée de l'Assistance Publique. Briefly, the museum was established with an aim to provide assistance to the public. Though it does continue to do so, you can always head over for a tour of the place and delve into its history too.
Tours,Arts & Museums
- Nearest Train: Maubert-Mutualité
- Venue Description:
Since 1934, the Musée de l'Assistance Publique has been housed in the Hôtel Miramion, which was built in the 17th Century by François Mansard. This museum retraces the history of Parisian hospitals from the Middle Ages to the present. The history is depicted through many paintings, manuscripts and surgical instruments. A pharmacy has also been reproduced. This is truly an interesting trip through the years of medical history, which will make you appreciate some aspects of our life today.