Musee des Arts et Métiers

DANTE'S FAVORITE PLACE

Musee des Arts et Métiers. What a place! Three floors of history of gadgets, machines, inventions and technology. It is a TREASURE TROVE for tinkerers of all kinds.

A flying machine. 

A flying machine. 

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Early methods to create moving images. 

Early methods to create moving images. 

Foucault's pendulum. 

Foucault's pendulum. 

An area of moving dolls and marionettes. This one is called the Acrobat on a Tightrope. 

An area of moving dolls and marionettes. This one is called the Acrobat on a Tightrope. 

Early 'mathematical instruments'. 

Early 'mathematical instruments'.