Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie is described in the Paris.org site as a "must see," one of the most visited science museums in the world, reservations recommended.
Well, there WAS a museum, an Omnimax theater, a park, one of the largest geodesic dome in the world, multiple water features, lovely walking, running and biking areas along a canal, extensive play areas for children...which you will see in the photos. There were even drinking fountains, restrooms and green grassy areas, none of which one ever sees in Paris. There is remarkably edgy high-tech atmosphere and architecture. VERY expensive detailing.
Notice anything missing? Like PEOPLE??? There was hardly a soul there and most of the time I saw no one. This was mid-day on the first pretty day we'd had in weeks in August. Frankly I found it a little creepy...left without visiting the Star Wars Expo - ah, gee whiz....
And I'm not even mentioning the foul green water that smelled like sewage and the men in space suits cleaning out the fountains...much less all the danger signs about the water.
ONE OF MY STRANGER EXPERIENCES IN PARIS.
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