In the 9th arrondissement, near the Grands Boulevards and Richelieu - Drouot stations, is one of the most visited and popular museums in Paris, the famous Grévin Museum. Founded in 1882 and based on the same model as its English counterpart, Madame Tussauds, this attraction has a magnificent Baroque décor and now contains over 300 waxworks of French and international celebrities from past and present.
This entertaining museum amuses children and grownups and lets them get close to wax doppelgangers of their favourite idols. Brad Pitt, Gandhi, Michael Jackson, Zinedine Zidane and Lady Gaga are all there to entertain visitors! There are also reconstructions of memorable scenes from French and world history, like Joan of Arc on the stake, man's first steps on the moon, and the fall of the Berlin Wall. For children, there's a discovery trail revealing the secrets of waxwork-making, as well as storytelling tours.