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Musee des Arts et Metiers

60 rue Reaumur, 75003 Paris, France
+33 1 53 01 82 00
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60 rue Reaumur, 75003 Paris, France
Notre Dame / Marais
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Reviewed today

We take things around us so much for granted that we forget they were the brainchild of some curious inventor. This museum shows you the beginnings of all of those inventions that are part of our world today. There are excellent videos that you can...More

Thank Johanne Y
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quite interesting collection of machines and technology from the Middle Ages to modern times. Some brief descriptions in English but a much better choice if you can read French. I always shutter when I see technology in a museum which I remember being state of...More

Thank Rich_C313
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For lovers of science and invention, this museum is a treasure. Every room holds something wonderful...Foucault's pendulum, the Lumière cinematograph, spy cameras, old cars and planes, a camera obscura and plates for daguerreotypes, Blaise Pascal's 1642 calculator, ancient telescopes, Antoine Lavoisier’s laboratory, clever 18th century...More

Thank Sharon K
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Great musueum with a humongous collection of scientific artifacts from the dawn of time !! U can get a great overview of scientific progress in the last 10 centuries or so here. Some examples are - Lavoisier's full experimental setup, Foucault's pendulum, Foucault's setup for...More

Thank Atri_Mandal
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

This is a place for people with imagination! If you like the film 'Hugo' - go see. It is full of mechanical wonders, automatons and flying machines. There are interactive elements which are made of brass and wood and look like the exhibits. I don't...More

Thank Emily H
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

This is a very high quality museum indeed. The collection is comprehensive and the presentation is clear. Normally I do not enjoy museums with the objects in glass cabinets but in this case I made an exception as the items were so interesting. There are...More

Thank Major B
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Every time We are in Paris we go here. Shops in a viaduct. Now have quite a number of real craftsmen. Woodworkers, furniture designs, leather workers. Material designers. Very few empty. Over near the Opera.

Thank wgroves
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

I took my 9 year old daughter here based on reviews that it is good for kids and I couldn't disagree more. While full of interesting items and information, everything was in a glass case with mainly information in French only. My daughter enjoyed the...More

Thank SingWeiss
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

How you feel about this museum will have a lot to do with how interested you are in the march of technology, especially French technology. Chances are you're in a relationship where one of you will love the museum and one will be bored to...More

Thank syzygymfl
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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

All in one. Many different things in one place. There is more technical things. You can see history of almost all parts of our daily life.

Thank Marcin--0077
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Response from Diana B | Reviewed this property |
As others have said certain of the automata can be made to work by pressing buttons close to their cases. The age and fragility of certain automata means that the museum doesn't allow visitors to see them all in action on... More
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Response from DonPaula R | Reviewed this property |
You can buy tickets at the museum, but it is included in the Paris Museum Pass which is well worth it's cost. Try to avoid a school day if you are put off by having many adolescents around you as you view the exhibits... More
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