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Exhibition Mental Disorders: changing attitudes

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Exposition Mental Désordre, changer le regard sur les troubles

Mental Disorders is a temporary exhibition that encourages an entertaining and meaningful way to changing attitudes towards mental disorders. What better way to approach this with games, models, sensory experiences... nearly 700 m2 in French, English and Spanish. The various art works by Vappu Rossi from Finland are set in the heart of the exhibition.

3 spaces will allow you to understand the different mental disorders:

Space what is a mental disorder?’

In that space, you can handle things and understand how mental problems were perceived from ancient times till today! Learn how it was thought that depression and schizophrenia could be cured at that time...
A quiz will test your knowledge on the different mental issues.

Space: how do you know you have with a physic disorder?

Diverse simulations, testimonials will help you to understand the people suffering from it. Try the experience that allows you to “test” the environment of a person suffering from psychosis (distorted vision of reality). Try to understand people’s phobia: moving floor, disturbing image in the mirror…

Space: body sensations, 'Be crazy!'

With various activities test your reactions, emotions and feelings as well as your facial and body expressions through music, mime or painting…. Guess emotions through corporal expression or through masks…

What to do around Cité des Sciences of Paris, where to sleep, where to eat…?

For your trip to Paris book a hotel room at la Villette in the 19th arrondissement of Paris near the Paris metro and tramway. Rent a hotel room close to Gallieni bus station.  Browse through the list of addresses to have lunch in Paris.

If you are coming with your children, bring them to Cité des enfants for kids between 2 to 12 years old. They will enjoy the free game space of Jardin des dunes et des vents and the slide Dragon, etc. Enjoy a concert au Zénith, visit the argonaute or the Philharmonie de Paris.

Cité des sciences et de l'industrie
30 avenue Corentin Cariou

75019 PARIS
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Getting there Getting there
Bus : 139, 150, 152
Metro : Ligne 7, Porte de la Villette
Velib station : N° 19009 - 28 bis av. Corentin Cariou
Railway station : Pantin
Road : Périphérique, Porte de la Villette.
Tram : T3b
Vélib' : 19009 - CITE DES SCIENCES (24m)
Vélib' : 19011 - ROUVET DAMPIERRE (32m)
Vélib' : 19115 - PORTE DE LA VILLETTE (34m)
Vélib' : 19008 - CORENTIN CARIOU (44m)
Vélib' : 19033 - CAMBRAI (48m)
Cité des sciences et de l'industrie, 30 avenue Corentin Cariou, 75019 PARIS
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