Musee des Arts et Metiers, Paris

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#1 of 10 in Childrens Museums in Paris
Founded in 1794 as a repository to preserve scientific instruments and inventions, Musee des Arts et Metiers houses the collection of the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers. The museum has over 80,000 objects and 15,000 drawings in its collection. Among its collection is an original version of Foucault's pendulum. A visit to Musee des Arts et Metiers represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Paris online visit planner to plot your vacation.
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  • If you already know the great museums of Paris and want something different from the usual, stop by the Museum of Arts and Sciences. Different and right next to the metro station of the same name.
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  • We had booked a family guided tour on the theme of electricity and were delighted by this morning spent in this beautiful place. welcome to the friendly checkouts. pleasant guide who knew how to put within the reach of all this subject not easy. experiments to make the moment more attractive for younger people. in short we will gladly return for another guided tour.
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  • Worth a visit if you're curious about history of technology and how the modern tech came to be. From the Spinning Jenny to the first computers - the displays and models are rich and comprehensive. As opposed to some other Paris' museums, here you'll find explanations in English. Also, the building itself is quite impressive
  • Amazing museum, if you like sciences, technology or engineering, this is the place to go in Paris. Their collection of objects is huge and really interesting. I spent one full afternoon there and couldn't see everything, will go back to this place for sure !
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