Musée des Arts et Métiers

60 rue Réaumur - 75003 Paris Le Marais
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.


Gratuité accordée à la personne handicapée et à son accompagnateur sur présentation d'un justificatif (hors ateliers payants)..


Under 26 years old


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.


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 [email protected]


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


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.




Late opening on Friday until 9pm.


Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 6pm.

  • Ascension Day
  • 15 August
  • 14 July
  • 8 May
  • 11 November


  • Educational activities
  • Shop/bookshop

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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. 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.


German, English, Spanish, Italian


Offer adapted to disabled people
Hearing impairment

- 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 [email protected]

Adapted activities and workshops

Paris for people with disabilities

Official partner


60 rue Réaumur
75003 Paris
Parking lot
Saint Martin, 245 Rue Saint-Martin - 75003 Paris
Public transportation
ABChâtelet-Les Halles
20Arts Et Metiers

Useful information

  • CB/Visa
+33 (0) 1 53 01 82 63