At the Musée des Arts et Métiers
  • WE love an educational exhibition to discover the infinitesimal and the immense
  • Place at the Musée des Arts et Métiers (Paris)
  • Age : from 6 years old
  • Dateuntil May 12, 2024
  • When Tuesday to Sunday (except Monday)
  • schedule :
    • Tuesday to Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • Fridays from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Closing Monday, May 1st
  • Nocturnes Friday until 9pm
  • Price: 12€ (exhibition + permanent collections + Foucault pendulum)
  • Free -26 years old, Fridays by night from 6 to 9 p.m. and on the 1st Sunday of the month
  • To know: some activities are included in the price of the museum ticket

"Exploring the infinitely...", an extraordinary journey to the heart of excess

  • Close to the Halles districtThe Musée des Arts et Métiers tells the story of major technological and industrial advances.
  • "Exploring the Infinite ... is an exploration of the distant, the ancient, the immense and the infinitesimal
  • Adventurers of extreme cold, we dive 20,000 leagues under the sea with the Nautile, this little submarine that can go 6000 meters underwater
  • We discover the world through the small end of the spyglass, observing what we can't see with the naked eye. scientific instruments
  • This immersive exhibition is packed with explanations, while leaving the door open to new ideas. wonderful
  • Thanks to projections, educational tools, games and interactive workshopsthe visitor slips into the shoes of an explorer. Like walk on the Moon or on Mars and visit space with Galileo
  • But how far can we go in the search for knowledge? Where do we place the cursor of discovery without jeopardizing the balance of our beautiful planet?
  • "Exploring the infinitely..." is an extraordinary journey to the heart of excess.
  • An ideal outing during February break and of Easter with a program of fun activities to complement the visit

Around the exhibition for children and families

Tours and activities for the general public

  • Guided tours of the exhibition Exploring the infinitely... every weekend and every day during school vacations (zone C), at 3:30 p.m. (duration: 45 min.)
  •  The manufacturers : activity included in admission ticket, accessible without reservation (from 7 years).
    • workshop - "An ocean of wool"produced in collaboration with Atelier Lanzetta. Tuesday February 13 to Sunday February 18 and Tuesday February 20 to Friday February 23, 2024, from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
    • At the heart of our fingersworkshop in collaboration with ceramic artist Tania Zaoui. Tuesday April 9 to Sunday April 14 and Tuesday April 16 to Friday April 19, 2024, from 1:30 to 4:30 pm.
    • Writing workshops around exploration, on the occasion of the Paris Book Festival, in association with Carnets de Passage, Saturday April 13 and Sunday April 14, 2024.

Children and families (for children accompanied by an adult)

  • Ages 4-6 : Workshop visit – “Let's go, matey! "To introduce toddlers to the world of exploration, on selected Sundays and during school vacations (duration: 1h30).
  • 4-6 years 1 children's booklet to download on the museum website - Discover the exhibition with the whole family, thanks to a host of games and unusual anecdotes.
  • 7-12 years : Workshop-visit - "Let's explore!"Every weekend and during school vacations. (duration: 1h30)

NDon't forget to register directly on the museum website

Around the exhibition: Family Weekends

2 long weekends for the whole family ! Join us to explore the new horizons of science: meetings, workshops, shows, lectures, immersive and participative installations, games and more. :  

  • February 17 and 18, 2024 – "Exploring the Ocean  Dive 20,000 leagues under the sea to discover the mysteries of the underwater world. In partnership with CNRS.
  • May 4 and 5, 2024 – "Exploring the Earth  A visit to a not-so-unknown land to explore its history and territories. In partnership with the Institut National de la Recherche Archéologique (INRAP)

Don't forget to register directly on the museum website

Exploring the infinite ... The new exhibition at the Musée des Arts et Métiers

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