Musée des Arts et Métiers

Musée des Arts et Métiers

New postby Glyn Meredith » Sun Nov 07, 2010 10:52 am

The Musée des Arts et Métiers (Museum of Arts and Crafts) is a museum in Paris that houses the collection of the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (National Conservatory of Arts and Industry), which was founded in 1794 as a depository for the preservation of scientific instruments and inventions. Among its collection is an original version of the Foucault pendulum.

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