Musée des Arts et Métiers

60 rue Réaumur - 75003 Paris

Le Marais - 3e Arrondissement


The Musée des Arts et Métiers, founded in 1794, is housed in the Abbaye de Saint-Martin-des-Champs. With a total surface are of 10,000 m², 6,000m² is devoted to permanent exhibitions. 3,000 objects are displayed out of a total collection of 80,000 objects and 15,000 drawings. There are various areas to visit based on different themes: scientific instruments, materials, construction, communication, mechanics and transport. The museum also displays the original model of Foucault's Pendulum.


  • Histoire
  • Industrie
  • Photographie
  • Sciences
  • Techniques
  • Textiles
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Services and facilities of the establishment

  • Educational activities
  • Gift shop
  • Bookshop
  • Member of the Paris Museum Pass
  • Car park/Parking
  • Visitor tools

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Italian

Visitor tools

Audio guides available in French, English, German, Italian, Spanish, Japanese and Chinese (€5). Three itineraries are offered to adults and teenagers as well as one for children aged 7-12.

Educational activities

Educational activities. Workshops for children aged 4 years and over: with the family, individually or for birthdays. Family visits (children from 6 to 12yrs) every Sunday at 11am: themed or general itineraries. Bookings on +33 (0) 1 53 01 82 75 Presence of educational guides.

Entrance fees and modalities

Independent tour

One-way ticket: permanent exhibition + temporary exhibition
Full price: 12€; Reduced price: 9€ (students, seniors, large families, Navigo)

Guided tour

Demonstrations and free general and themed tours (included in the entrance fee) which do not require booking in advance.
Family tours (children accompanied by an adult) offered at 11am every Sunday upon reservation and subject to availability. Call +33 (0)1 53 01 82 75 or email

Group tour

School group bookings: +33 (0)1 53 01 82 75 or +33 (0)1 53 01 82 65. Cultural group bookings: +33 (0)1 40 36 20 20.


Free for all: the 1st Sunday of the month and Fridays from 6pm to 9pm Free for people under 26, teachers, job seekers, recipients of minimum social benefits, people with disabilities and accompanying adults, etc.

Free for young people and children

Under 26 years old

Methods of payment

  • CB/Visa

Closing times


Exceptional closure


Opening times

Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 6pm.

Late opening

Late opening on Friday until 9pm.

Exceptional opening

  • Easter
  • Ascension Day
  • 8 May
  • Whitsuntide
  • 14 July
  • 15 August
  • 1 November
  • 11 November

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Musée des Arts et Métiers

60 rue Réaumur
75003 Paris
Tel.. +33 (0) 1 53 01 82 63

  • Subway - Arts et Métiers
  • Bus - 20, 38, 39
  • Velib', station n°3011 at 55 rue de Turbigo, n°3005 at 7 rue Sainte-Elisabeth.

Offer adapted to disabled visitors

  • Hearing Hearing
  • Mental Mental
  • Physical Physical
  • Visual Visual

Access facilities

  • Adapted activities and visits
  • Loan of wheelchairs
  • Free admission for disabled visitors on presentation of proof
  • Free admission for the accompanying person

Accessibility information

- Visually impaired: tactile discovery activities available from Tuesday to Friday, 10am to 6pm (reservation required at least one month in advance). The history of the print house is a tactile part of the visit.
- Hearing impaired: activities in French Sign Language for individuals (reservation required at least one week in advance), for groups ( reservations required at least two weeks in advance), and lip-reading tours (reservation required at least one month in advance).
- Mentally disabled: adapted tours (reservations required at least one month in advance), non-guided tours for children with booklet provided to assist with the visit.
For more information about accessibility:
Call +33 (0)1 53 01 82 89 or email

More details on accessibility

Museum in the same district: Le Marais

Museum in the same arrondissement: 3rd arrondissement

Museum in Paris and in the Paris Region: Museum

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