From his Palace in Versailles, Louis XIV, known as the Sun King, reigned for 72 years. This absolute monarch reigned over his kingdom with an iron fist. The end of reign was less glorious: military setbacks, the exodus of the persecuted Protestants, the revolt of the Camisards and two famines. The wax sculpture of the Sun King, Louis XIV, awaits you at the Grévin museum!
Meet Louis XIV and more than 200 other celebrities immortalized in wax at the Grévin museum!
The Marquise de Pompadour was the favourite mistress of Louis XV. Very soon after their first meeting, he moved her to Versailles in an apartment close to his. A woman of culture and taste and a patron of the arts, she became an advisor to the king. A friend of philosophers, she promoted the age of enlightenment. The wax sculpture of Madame de Pompadour awaits you at the Grévin museum!
Meet Madame de Pompadour and more than 200 other celebrities immortalized in wax at the Grévin museum!
Crowned emperor in 1804. His thirst of conquest drove French armies from the South to the East of Europe. These bloody military setbacks caused him to lose the support of the French people. He abdicated in 1814. In 1815, he returned to power but his defeat at Waterloo caused his fall and exile. The wax sculpture of Napoleon Bonaparte awaits you at the Grévin museum!
Meet Napolean 1st and more than 200 other celebrities immortalized in wax at the Grévin museum!
Victor Hugo is one of the greatest French poets, novelists and playwrights. Politically committed, this intellectual figure made his mark on the 19th century. He brought a breath of fresh air to poetry and theatre by creating the Romantic movement. The wax sculpture of Victor Hugo awaits you at the Grévin museum!
Meet Victor Hugo and more than 200 other celebrities immortalized in wax at the Grévin museum!
American physicist of German origin, Albert Einstein revolutionised the world of science. His theories on relativity started a new era for physics. His most famous discovery, the equation E=mc2, establishes an equivalence between the matter and the energy of a system. The wax sculpture of Albert Einstein awaits you at the Grévin museum.
Meet Albert Einstein and more than 200 other celebrities immortalized in wax at the Grévin museum!
Grévin, a legendary site of entertainment and illusion since 1882, is a three-dimensional reflection of our times. It is a theatrical representation of modern celebrities that have marked their epoch and participated in the making of History in both ephemeral and timeless ways. Actors, musicians, presidents, supermodels, Chefs ... Meet them all !
The Grévin museum boasts some major historical exhibits in its collection. You can see the actual bath in which Marat was murdered. Exhibited in the scene reconstructing Marat's assassination.