Museum Air and Space in Paris (French: Musee de l’Air et de l’Espace) is one of the oldest aviation museum in the world.
It is located not far from the Le Bourget Airport, in the capital of France.
What to Expect From The Museum of Air and Space
This museum has a collection of almost 200 aircrafts and a wide range of aviation materials and information dating back from the 16th century.
It is divided into differerent sections, that represents different eras.
1 ✦ The Era Before The World War II
In this section, there is extensive knowledge on the history of the prototype aircrafts from the 50s and 60s, French military and space exploration.
2 ✦ Modern Aircrafts In The Museum of Air and Space
There is a section that has a selection of modern aircrafts. These includes the prototype for concorde.
Own Experience From The Museum of Air and Space in Paris
Museum of Air and Space has a great display of aircrafts and you can’t miss this out while in the French capital
The museum has wide range and quality of aircrafts which includes spacecraft, Concorde, DC3, Mirage, 747, the rocket, just to mention but a few.
In particular, the selection of the experimental planes from the 50’s are very interesting.
The airplanes, engines, propellers, weapons, as well as objects, and the the clothes in the Museum of Air and Space in Paris are all originals.
Incase you are an aircraft buff, you could easily spend a day.
Last but not least, the information in the museum is in French and English language.
- It is easy to get to the museum by the use of public transport
- The museum does not provide free entry for those under 18
- You can’t enter the museum with large suitcase or big backpack
- There is a restaurant on site
How to Get To The Museum
Second bus stop (line 350) after the Porte de la Chapelle. It is also accessible from the N2, the metro (M7)
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