Paris Sewer Museum
Musée des Égouts de Paris
Inside the Paris Sewer Museum
|Location||Pont de l'Alma, 7th arrondissement, Paris, France|
The Paris Sewer Museum (French: Musée des Égouts de Paris), is a currently closed history museum located in the sewers at the esplanade Habib-Bourguiba, near the pont de l'Alma, in the 7th arrondissement of Paris, France.
History and description
The museum details the history of the sewers from their initial development by Hugues Aubriot, provost of Paris in the late 14th century, to their modern structure, which was designed in the 19th century by the engineer Eugène Belgrand. The museum also details the role of sewer workers and methods of water treatment.
- Les deux Paris, les représentations de Paris dans la seconde moitié du XIXème siècle, Jean-Pierre Arthur Bernard, Éd. Champ Vallon, p. 240, site books.google.fr
- "The Paris sewer system". Paris city home page.
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