Paris Attraction Tickets

Musée des Arts et Métiers

(Museum of Arts and Crafts)

The Musée des Arts et Métiers, located in Paris, France, is a national museum dedicated to preserving and showcasing the history of science and technology. Originally established in 1794 as a depository for inventions, it has since grown to become one of the most important collections of scientific instruments and inventions in the world. Visitors can expect a unique and fascinating experience as they explore the museum's vast collection of over 80,000 objects. They can discover the history of technology and science through its collection of scientific instruments, mechanical devices, and inventions from the past and present. From the earliest known astronomical clock, to a reconstruction of Charles Babbage's difference engine and early computers, the museum offers a window into the evolution of technology and science. The museum is open to the public and offers guided tours in multiple languages. The museum also has a 3D virtual tour on its website and audio guides are available in different languages. The Musée des Arts et Métiers is a must-visit for anyone interested in the history of science and technology, and offers a unique glimpse into the evolution of human ingenuity.