Visiting Paris is an overwhelming experience, no matter how often you’re getting there. Such a fabulous city had always find ways to impress us, and guess what, this time we will lead you under the city, through the sewers, at Paris Sewers Museum, “le Musée des Egoûts“.
In the capital nothing is ever done, there will always be something to discover. Expect the unexpected, Paris Sewers Museum is an unlikely museum that has been built in the 19th Century, and that can be visited any time of the year, offering a unique experience to discover the hidden side of Paris. The underground galleries will offer a glance of the water cycle and the way Paris sewer workers are handling their work, through a visit that takes about one hour.
Thus, you will be discovering the underside of Paris from ancient times, to the era of Belgrand, the engineer who developped the sewer system in its current form.
This tour visit will help you discover the evolution of the Paris sewer system as well as the various sewrage techniques used as you will be guided by sewer workers along the tour.
Along a 2400 km of tunnels, you will be assisting a kind of demo of a number of machines, and you will be thus discovering how Paris has evolved over the years, the different sewerage techniques, as well as Paris’ecological scorecard.
So, if you are willing to visit Paris, do not miss Paris Sewer Museum, another amazing place to discover in this city full of secrets and surprises. Paristay will makes it easier for you and puts at your disposal a selection of magnificient rental apartments close to the museuem, in the 7th arrondissement.
Share us your “Sewer Museum experience“, and let us know your impressions about this quite surprising hidden place in Paris.
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