Museum of Sewers of Paris

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Country: France Region:
Ile-de-France
Town:
Paris
Category:

tourist attraction

museum

Recommended for children from the following age groups:
  • 3-7
  • 7-12
  • 12-16

Paris Sewer Museum (Musée des Égouts de Paris) is a rather unusual place.

The walking route takes approximately 1 hour. During the tour we will learn the history of sewage and wastewater treatment, which dates back to ancient times, we hear about how drinking water is being harvested and see the work of the Parisian sewer workers.

Paris is probably the only city in the world with such an extensive sewerage system. In 1878, the length of underground sewer pipes in the city was 600 km, and today already covers 2 400 km.

Due to the rather peculiar smell ruling here is not a trip for people who are sensitive.

Museum of Sewers of Paris

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Adress:

face au 93 Quai d'Orsay  75007 Paris, France

Gallery:
Opening days and hours:

open every day except Thursday and Friday 11:00-16:00

Tickets adults:
4,30 €
Tickets children:
3,20 €

Additional information:

- Children up to 6 years free admission

E-mail:

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Phone:

+33 1 53 68 27 81

Source:

sunnycompany.com; www.parismuseumpass.com/musee-musee-des-egouts-de-paris-23.htm

Updated on

Thursday, 07 February 2013

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