Arts et Métiers (Paris Métro)

The clickable images and pictures below present information about Arts et Métiers (Paris Métro). Arts et Métiers ​(literally Arts and Crafts) is a station of the Paris Métro, serving Line 3 and Line 11. It takes its name from the Musée des Arts et Métiers, which is served by the station. It opened on 19 October 1904 as part of the first section of line 3 opened between Père Lachaise and Villiers. The line 11 platforms opened as part of the original section of the line from Châtelet to Porte des Lilas on 28 April 1935.

To mark the bicentenary of the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers in 1994, the station was redesigned by Belgian comics artist François Schuiten in a steampunk style reminiscent of the science fiction works of Jules Verne.

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Musée des Arts et Métiers (0.09 km)

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 repository for the preservation of scientific instruments and inventions. History Since its foundation, the museum has been housed in the deserted priory of Saint-Martin-des-Champs, in the rue Réaumur in the 3rd arrondissement of Paris.

St-Martin-des-Champs Priory (0.12 km)

The Priory of Saint-Martin-des-Champs was an influential monastery established in what is now the city of Paris, France. Its surviving buildings are considered treasures of medieval architecture in the city. History Foundations The oldest known structure on the site was a chapel dedicated to St. Martin of Tours, founded during the Merovingian dynasty, which appears in a text of A.D. 710. At a date which remains unknown, a community of monks became established there around the chapel. The abbey they founded was pillaged and destroyed by Norman invaders during the late 900s.

Saint-Nicholas-des-Champs, Paris (0.16 km)

The Church of Saint-Nicholas-des-Champs (Église Saint-Nicholas-des-Champs) is a Catholic church in Paris' Third arrondissement. The building in Flamboyant Gothic style dates from the 12th, 15th and 17th centuries. The parish is associated with the charismatic Emmanuel Community. Organs The present organ is a 17th-century instrument rebuilt in 1777 by François-Henri Clicquot and further modified in 1930, when a récit expresif was added.

Conservatoire national des arts et métiers (CNAM) (0.2 km)

The Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (CNAM), or National Conservatory of Arts and Crafts, is a doctoral degree-granting higher education establishment (or grand établissement) operated by the French government, dedicated to providing education and conducting research for the promotion of science and industry. It has a large museum of inventions accessible to the public. It was founded on 10 October 1794, during the French Revolution.

Madelonnettes Convent (0.23 km)

The Madelonnettes Convent (couvent des Madelonnettes) was a Paris convent in the 3rd arrondissement of Paris. It was located in what is now a rectangle between 6 rue des Fontaines du Temple (where there are the remains of one of its walls), rue Volta and rue du Vertbois, and part of its site is now occupied by the lycée Turgot. As the Madelonnettes Prison (prison des Madelonnettes) during the French Revolution, its prisoners included the writers the Marquis de Sade and Nicolas Chamfort, the politician Jean-Baptiste de Machault d'Arnouville and the actor Dazincourt.

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