Palais de la Decouverte

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An English Girl Lost in Paris

Palais de la Decouverte is a science museum housed in a section of the Grand Palais. The museum was created in 1937, and tries to make science and maths fun for children and adults alike. It’s linked with Cite des Sciences et de l’Industrie in Parc de la Villette.

The museum is divided into sections, each exploring a different aspect of the world of science. There’s an animal section, space, human body, magnetism, meterology and chemistry area. Possibly the most notable thing contained within its walls, is the planetarium which holds talks throughout the day. There are also demonastrations taking place in every area within, for example you can find out how rats learn from trial and error, how social spiders work, how the heart works, and how to make an electromagnet.

I personally hate maths, and I’m not the biggest science fan, but I managed to have a good…

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