Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

Registered UK Charity (No. 115342)

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 163,160 pages of information and 245,627 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Musee des Arts et Metiers

From Graces Guide
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Cugnot's 1771 Fardier
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Hugon vertical gas engine

Musée des Arts et Métiers in Paris.

This is the museum of the Conservatoire des Arts et Métiers (C.N.A.M.).

A superb and inspiring museum, housed in historic buildings, with numerous items of great historical importance on display. Displays are clearly labelled in French and English.

The quantity and quality of the exhibits are sufficient to encourage numerous return visits. An object lesson to those curators who seem to believe that technical museums are improved by purging historic artefacts and by aiming at young children as their target audience.

Museum website

Collection object search page here or here.

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