Institut Curie is one of the leading medical, biological and biophysical research centres in the world. The Curie Museum is located on the ground floor of the Curie Institute, a leading cancer treatment hospital and biological, medical research centre. The Curie Museum is part of the Institut Curie where they both help spread the knowledge about radioactivity and its applications, including the fight against cancer. This was the place were artificial radioactivity was discovered, thanks to Nobel Prize winners Irène Joliot-Curie and Frédéric Joliot. Admission to the Curie Museum is free.
Pierre & Marie Curie, painted portrait
(Photo from Abode of Chaos)
The Curie Museum Address: 1 Rue Pierre et Marie Curie, 75005 Paris, France
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- The Curie Museum Website: http://curie.fr/en/fondation/curie-museum
- http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2012/09/13/curie-museum-in-paris-shines-spotlight-on-the-first-family-of-physics/ - A museum scarcely bigger than a Paris flat sheds light on a momentous era for physics, a time of heroic individuals who made extraordinary discoveries but often at ...