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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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

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Reviewed 15 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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Reviewed 15 March 2018

Lots of models and interactions for kids who want to learn about science and technology. Great for children and teens who don't like static art museums, but like things that move. It includes an old church that is now a church of technology with airplanes...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

This museum has interesting exhibits displayed in at times an usual way. It is worth spending a couple of hours here particularly on a wet day. There is an interesting 60cm railway track running through the halls which does not seem to serve any useful...More

Thank Sinclair0504
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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

I had a few hours to kill in Paris and found this gem. They truly have some amazing examples of machines, and I especially enjoyed the collection of early electrical equipment and the steam powered machinery. An easy walk from my hotel in the Opera...More

Thank Mike C
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Not as monumental as Vienna's and Berlin's t national tech and science museums which will consume your brain cells after several hours, this place is more intimate and suited for a 2-3 hour visit ( although you can easily spend half a day there without...More

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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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