Louis Pasteur's House

Arbois
Franche Comté
Museums

Containing many of Pasteur's personal souvenirs such as family portraits and a picture of the shepherd who Pasteur famously saved using his anti-rabies treatment, Louis Pasteur's house sits on the beautiful bank sof the Cuisance River. Lots of scientific instruments and apparatus can be found in his laboratory so you can see what this great scientist worked with in his own day.

 

Places to visit nearby

Arbois in Franche Comté is the capital of the renowned Jura wines and is the perfect base for exploring the stunning natural environment of mountains, gorges, caves and waterfalls in the area.

Dole in Franche Comté is a pretty town with an historical centre that is set in the beautiful countryside of the Doubs valley.

Dijon in Burgundy is the historic seat of the Dukes of Burgundy and has a rich medieval heritage.

Nearby attractions

A small museum where you can learn all about the wines of the Jura, the Musée de la Vigne et du Vin has a particular focus on the unusual Vin Jaune.

France's second largest forest stretches across over 20,000 hectares between the Doubs and Loue rivers to the east of Dole. Rich in wildlife, with a good population of deer and wild boar as well as foxes, badgers and weasels,...

The Fine Arts Museum in Dole contains local and regional archaeological exhibits as well as collections of French and foreign paintings from the 15th to the 19th century.