Musée des arts et métiers

  • Museum
  • Sciences and technology
  • Occupations
  • Industry
  • Telecommunications
  • Transport
  • Mechanical sciences
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In the heart of Paris, follow the footsteps of inventors and adventurers in the history of technologies.

From Foucault's pendulum to Bell's telephone, to Clément Ader's plane, to the Minitel, to the Arsénius astrolabe, to the Aibo robot - discover a heritage unique to its kind across the world, with over 2500 objects in 6, 000m2.

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Cultural group tour bookings: +33 (0)8 25 05 44 05 /Cultival

Opening and closing times

Every day throughout the year between 10 am and 6 pm. Closed on Monday. Closed exceptionally on January 1st, May 1st and December 25th. Night-time: on Friday till 9pm.

Rates

Adult: from 8 € (Permanent collection
€6 : Temporary exhibition
€9 : combination ticket for permanent collection + temporary exhibition)
Student: from 5.50 € (Permanent collection
€4 : Temporary exhibition
€6,5 : combination ticket for permanent collection + temporary exhibition).

Free entry for Job-seeker, disabled people and accompanying persons.
Group rate available for > 10 people.

Free for European citizens under 26 years > Permanent collection

Free entrances under conditions and for all :
The first sunday of the month.

Payment methods accepted

  • Bank/credit card
  • Cheque
  • Cash

Reception

Types of customers

  • Children

Groups

  • Minimum number of people : 10

Additional information

  • On site restaurants :
  • Café des Techniques / A toutes vapeurs. Light, steam cooking restaurant.

Visits

Types of visits available

  • Unguided individual tours available permanently
  • Guided individual tours on request
  • Guided group tours on request

Average length of visit

  • 90 minutes (individual)

Services and facilities

Facilities

  • Lift
  • Restaurant

Services

  • Wi-fi

Activities

  • Children's entertainment

Languages

Spoken languages

  • French

Visit languages

  • French

Languages of educational signs

  • French

Audioguide languages

  • Chinese
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Spanish

Additional information

Child audio guides languages :French

Group visits: 25 people maximum - information and reservation Cultival at +33 (0) 8 25 05 44 05 / artsetmetiers@cultival.fr

School and extracurricular group visits: 30 children max per group plus 3 accompanying adults. Guided tours with a museum mediator, group of 35 children maximum divided in 2.
Reservation in advance for all groups: musee-resa@cnam.fr

Accessibility

  • Hearing disability
  • Mental disability
  • Visual disability
  • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs

Access

Metro : Line 3 and 11 – Station Arts-et-Métiers
Line 4 – Station Réaumur-Sébastopol

Station Bus;: Lines 20, 38, 39, 47

By bike: Vélib : Station n°3011 – 55 Rue Turbigo – 75003 Paris
Station n°3005 – 7 Rue Sainte Elisabeth – 75003 Paris

By car: Closest paying car park: Parking Saint-Martin– Corner of rue Réaumur and rue Saint-Martin – 75003 Paris

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Booking

  • Schools group : Booking reqiored