The Institut Pasteur and the Lycée Buffon were constructed in 1887. With its Haussmann-style buildings and its wide avenues lined with chestnut trees, the Pasteur district is quiet, posh, and airy – just perfect for a family vacation. Dedicated to the sciences, the Institut Pasteur was founded in 1887 by, a chemist and biologist and inventor of the rabies vaccine, is open to the public. The Pasteur district is home to the unusual Musée de la Poste and the fascinating Musée de Sculpture Bourdelle. Just outside Pasteur, the Jardin Atlantique is well worth a visit.