• Cultural & historical sites
    Family-friendly
    Indoors
    Paris Museum Pass
      €8.00
      /person normally

    What you'll do

    The Musée des Arts et Métiers is a must for all lovers of science, technology and the eccentric. 

    Visit the Museum of the Arts and Invention with The Paris Pass®

    • You can visit this attraction with the digital Paris Museum Pass. Please download it before you visit!
    • Pay nothing at the door – simply show your pass.
    • Explore this diverse collection of inventions, scientific discoveries and technological innovations
    • View a range of vintage cars and flying machines

    The Musée des Arts et Métiers houses the collection of the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers, which was founded in 1794 as a depository for the preservation of scientific instruments and inventions.

    About the Museum of the Arts and Invention

    The museum is located on the site of the deserted priory of Saint-Martin-des-Champs on Rue Réaumur, which in an earlier incarnation was an abbey.

    This is a treasure trove of weird and wonderful scientific objects. There are over 3000 inventions, scientific discoveries and technological innovations on display including Pascal's calculator and Foucault's pendulum.

    The most impressive display in the Musée des Arts et Métiers is in the part which was formerly a chapel which now houses a collection of vintage cars and flying machines, all of which are suspended from the roof. There is also a scaled-down version of the Statue of Liberty, which is imaginatively displayed.

    Know before you go

    Please note: this attraction is available as part of the digital Paris Museum Pass, which is included with your Go City All-Inclusive Pass. Please download it before you visit!

    For the full list of attractions on the digital Paris Museum Pass, please visit our information page.

    Where you'll be

    60 Rue Réaumur, Paris, FR

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    Operating hours

    Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday - Sunday: 10AM - 6PM

    Thursday: 10AM - 9PM

    Closings & holidays

    Mondays

    January 1, May 1 and December 25

    The opening and closure times may change. For updated timings, please check the official attraction page.

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    Free cancellation

    Plans can change, we get it. All non-activated passes are eligible for a refund within 90 days of your purchase date.

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