Maison Auguste Comte

10 rue Monsieur le Prince - 75006 Paris

Musée d'Orsay - Saint-Germain-des-Prés - 6e Arrondissement


The philosopher's last home as it was at the time of his death in 1857. Auguste Comte, promoter of 'positive philosophy' and founder of 'positivism', developed one of the biggest systematic philosophies of the 19th century. The Maison d'Auguste Comte is made up of the museum plus a philosophical research centre.

Architectural style

  • Classique


  • Littérature
  • Philosophie

Epoque des collections

  • Néoclassicisme (XVIIIe - XIXe)
  • Romantisme (XVIIIe - XIXe)
  • Réalisme (XIXe)
  • Impressionnisme (XIXe)
  • Symbolisme (XIXe)

Services and facilities of the establishment

  • Gift shop

Entrance fees and modalities

Independent tour

Full fare: €4; reduced fare (students): €2.

Group tour

Guided visits only for groups. By appointment.


Minimum social benefits, job seekers.

Closing times

Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Opening times

Tuesday, 6pm-9pm ; Wednesday, 2pm-5pm.

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Maison Auguste Comte

10 rue Monsieur le Prince
75006 Paris
Tel.. +33 (0) 1 43 26 08 56

  • Subway - Odéon
  • Bus - 58, 63, 70, 84, 86, 87

Museum in the same district: Musée d'Orsay - Saint-Germain-des-Prés

Museum in the same arrondissement: 6th arrondissement

Museum in Paris and in the Paris Region: Museum

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