Louis Pasteur's House

Interesting
Located on the banks of the River Cuisance, Louis Pasteur's house contains many personal mementoes, including family portraits and a picture of Jean-Baptiste Jupille, the shepherd from the Jura who was famously saved by Pasteur's anti-rabies treatment. In his bedchamber, the pen-holder, inkpot and blotter sit on the desk; the familiar hat is also here. Instruments and apparatus can be seen in the laboratory, along with culture mediums in a nod to his experiments on the theory of spontaneous generation.

Useful information

Address:

83 rue de Courcelles, 39600 Arbois

Phone:

+33 3 84 66 11 72

Price:

6.80 € (-18 years old 4.20 €)

Opening hours

May-Sep: 9.30am-12.30pm, 2pm-6pm; rest of year: 2pm-6pm - closed end Autumn school hols-Feb hols

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