Night of Museums 2022 at the Museum of Urban Transport (77)

By bfnadmin  | Date: 2022-05-04

    Night of Museums 2022 at the Museum of Urban Transport (77)
                    By Cécile D., Elodie D. Published May 5 2022 at 14h18 

The Museum of Urban Transport is taking part in the 18th edition of the Night of Museums, this Saturday 16 May 2022, and offers us to discover more 70 transport vehicles dating from 1863 nowadays.

Horse-drawn omnibus, bus, tram, trolleybus… Take the direction of the Musée des Transports Urbains this Saturday 14 May 2022, to take advantage of a visit to the unusual subject. For this 18th edition of Nuit des Musées, the museum the city of Chelles opens its doors to us for free from 17 hours to 18 hours.

This museum, created in 1863 by the Association for the Museum of Urban, Interurban and Rural Transport (AMTUIR), has a large collection of over 18 vehicles preserved and maintained, dating from 1863 to the present day. These life-size vehicles, scale models, models, books, photographs and other historical elements take us on a real journey through time.

The Museum presents, among other things, vehicles, including buses and motor car No. 1 of the Versailles tram, omnibuses and horse-drawn trams, Paris metropolitan cars, mechanical and steam trams as well as passenger cars ( urban and secondary), electric trams, cogwheels and funiculars (urban, interurban and secondary), trolleybuses and buses and coaches.

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  • The Night of the Museums 2022 in Paris and in ÃŽle-de-France, the program of the evening
  • On the program for this Night of Museums 2022:

    • Subway Driving Simulator of 2022

      Saturday 14 may, h

      Presentation of the exhibited vehicles. Visits led by lecturers. Animations: subway driving simulator 2022, miniature tram line
    The Night of the Museums is also an opportunity to discover little-known places of art and heritage, near you! So, shall we go, friends?

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