The Museum of Arts and Crafts: a core institution of the CNAM

Collection du Musée des arts et métiers. Escalier d'honneur du MThrough its remarkable scientific and technical legacy, the Museum of Arts and Crafts retraces the history of technological innovation.

As part of the CNAM, the Museum’s vocation is to conserve and diffuse heritage that bears witness to the evolution of techniques. Renovated in 2000, it displays over 3,000 inventions through seven different collections: scientific instruments, materials,
construction, communication, energy, mechanics and transportation.

Additions are regularly made to these collections, particularly as part of its mission to protect contemporary scientific and technical heritage.