Musée de l´érotisme - Paris, France
Posted by: manchanegra
N 48° 53.016 E 002° 20.022
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Quick Description: Le Musée de l´érotisme is a sex museum in Paris devoted to the erotic art collections near the famous Moulin Rouge.
Location: Île-de-France, France
Date Posted: 10/10/2011 2:40:52 AM
Waymark Code: WMCT8V
Le Musée de l´érotisme (Museum of Eroticism) is a sex museum in Paris devoted to the erotic art collections of antique dealer Alain Plumey and French teacher Jo Khalifa. Founded in 1997, the museum is devoted to erotic art in all its forms: paintings, sculpture, graphic art, objets d'art, furniture. The permanent collections comprise over 2 000 pieces originating from Africa, America, Asia, Europe and Oceania. Temporary exhibitions by contemporary artists and private collections.
It´s located in the Pigalle district of Paris, at 72 Boulevard de Clichy. There are five floors, including a basement exhibition. One floor is devoted to maisons closes, the legal brothels of the 19th and early 20th century. The film Polisson et galipettes is shown; it is a collection of pornographic shorts formerly exhibited in the maisons closes. The upper two floors have revolving exhibitions, mainly of contemporary artists (Every 6 months, two to three artists exhibit for several months).
72, boulevard de Clichy (Montmartre / Pigalle / Trinité)
Bus : 30, 54, 74, 80, 95
-Foreign language information.
-Combined ticket for groups (Musée de l'Erotisme + Espace Dali)
Text from Wikipedia and parisinfo.com
The "Official Tourism" URL link to the attraction: [Web Link]
The attraction’s own URL: [Web Link]
Hours of Operation:
Pens: Monday | Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday | Friday | Saturday | Sunday
From: 10am to 02am (Late opening every day)
Open on public holidays (1 January | Easter | Easter Monday | 1 May | 8 May | Ascension Day | Whitsuntide | Whit Monday | 14 July | 15 August | 1 November | 11 November | 25 December )
Independant tour :
7 Euros - Normal Ticket
5 Euros - Reduced Ticket (students, unemployed, groups of 10 persons)
Adults without guide/with own guide
Approximate amount of time needed to fully experience the attraction: Half of a day (2-5 hours)
Transportation options to the attraction: Personal Vehicle or Public Transportation
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