History and visit the House of Air in Paris
House of Air is a museum located inside the Parc de Belleville . It is located at No. 27 rue Piat , in the districts of Belleville and Ménilmontant , in the 20th arrondissement of Paris . This fun and interactive museum dedicated to the air of Paris , the role of air in the environment and everything that affects the field of air through permanent exhibitions divided into nine thematic areas such as "The air and the senses , "" passengers air "," seeds of the air " , " Atmosphere , Atmosph'Air "," air time " ... Suitable for all ages , the House of Air also organizes educational workshops for children . It assesses the knowledge of these on the air ( its composition, role ... ) , the weather or the wind through a questionnaire. Kiosks with Internet connections can also be seen in the museum. Visitors have the opportunity to follow the variation of time hour by hour throughout Europe from Meteosat satellite images or know the quality of the Parisian air through Airparif network.
Located on the heights of Paris , the museum offers a panoramic view of the city and used to observe atmospheric phenomena. Excluding holidays, the House of Air is open two afternoons a week, from April to September . It is open every Wednesday from 13 h 30 to 17 h 30 and 13 h Saturdays from 30 to 18 h 30 from October to March on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 13 h 30 to 17 h 30 last November to February Wednesdays and Saturdays from 13 pm 30-17 pm . Visitors can visit this site by taking the bus line number 26 or by metro Pyrenees, crowns and Jordan.
Before the eighteenth century, the hill of Belleville was agricultural land , occupied by a vineyard . Among the crops raised on farms and windmills. In the nineteenth century , there was a village consisting of small populations expelled from Paris because of Haussmann's work . A few years later , the village was completely transformed . Instead, a gypsum quarry was opened, followed by a large park in 1988. Created according to the plans of the architect François Debulois , Belleville Park covers an area of forty- five thousand square meters. More than 1200 trees and shrubs will stand such as apple , lime trees, Sophora, cypresses, seringats , soap , the tulip trees , trees incense ... A fountain cascades hundred meters long also decorates the park. A playground was established there for children, it consists of a wooden village , an outdoor theater , slides of various sizes ...
A few years after the inauguration of the park, the Maison de l' Air was built there . For the implementation of the climate plan , the museum dedicated to the air , was equipped with two mini - wind from January 2010. The mayor of Paris in the installation of educational and experimental order goal. The implementation of these turbines can supply electricity to the house of Air and to inform the public the amount of electricity they produce.
Shuttle transfer to the House of Air in Paris
The House of Air is located 12.3 kilometers from Orly Airport, 30.4 km from Roissy Charles de Gaulle Airport and 99.3 km from the airport of Beauvais.