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Not knowing what to expect I was thrilled to explore this beautiful collection. Our tour guide MAX... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2018
Marion R
Zug, Zug, Switzerland
Must see!

Fantastic exhibition and interactive fun run by an engaging tour leader. Commentary was in French... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2018
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The Pavillons de Bercy-Musée des Arts Forains house one of the largest collections of entertainment and fairground art's objects. They are located in ancient wine warehouses built by a Gustave Eiffel apprentice in the end of the 19th century...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
53 avenue des Terroirs de France, 75012 Paris, France
Bercy / Nation
+33 1 43 40 16 22
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Reviewed 24 July 2018

Not knowing what to expect I was thrilled to explore this beautiful collection. Our tour guide MAX was a gem: enthusiastic and I felt that he simply loved what he was doing. And I like that fact that there are interactive parts where we all...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Marion R
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Fantastic exhibition and interactive fun run by an engaging tour leader. Commentary was in French but it didn't bother us, there was too much to look at and enjoy. Children seemed to love it as much as adults.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank GerryAnderson
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Important! This is a privately owned museum and you must make reservations for a tour. You cannot just arrive and go in. That said...it is so worth it to make the effort. We've been twice, and been lucky enough to have English tours both times...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

Was very interested in seeing Musee des Arts Forains as something a little different. There are some beautiful displays and rides, and getting to ride on these was the best part. Our tour was in French, so I'm guessing we missed out on quite a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Veggie81
Reviewed 6 July 2018

What a day!!! This is such a wonderful surprise. It is in an old wine warehouse area and is a collection of 18th and 19th Carnival and Fair rides, games and memorabilia. You don't have to be a fanatic to love this place. The guided...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank ORGMemphis_Tennessee
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

I attended a function here on the shaded terrace. The museum includes some old fairground attractions and is great fun. The location is lovely although it is a bit off the beaten track.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Matthew S
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Here is a museum that appeals to both young and old. Review the pictures here on TA to see a lovely collection of fairground games, displays and images that are up to 200 years old. You actually get to play these games and ride many...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Harry W
Reviewed 27 June 2018

I was a little surprised when we got to the museum and found out that tour was in French, but we got an English translation to read in each room and our guide Marie filled us in on extra details as needed. The fact that...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank bstgeorge
Reviewed 19 June 2018

This is a wonderful, magical park/museum in Paris. I found out about it through the internet after I looked up locations that were filmed in Woody Allen's "Midnight in Paris" (the carousel party put on by the Scott Fitzgerald's). The park is owned by an...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

This was recommended to us by a woman at an Art Gallery in Bercy Village. We had no idea about it and was absolutely fascinated for 2 hours on the tour!! It is an amazing collection that you will not find anywhere else. Our tour...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Bercy / Nation
Nestled between the Seine, Bastille, and Père Lachaise
lies a peaceful side of town where wide avenues and
impressive buildings accompany green spaces and small
parks. Landscaped havens are plentiful, from the Bercy
Park to La Coulée Verte and most impressively the Bois
de Vincennes, which even contains a medieval castle on
its doorstep. For an escape from the masses head to
this calming neighborhood where real Parisians make
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23 October 2018|
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Response from Museeartsforains | Property representative |
Bonjour, Our guided tours generally last 1-1/2 hours to 1-3/4 hours. Please note that for security reasons, it is not possible to remain in the museum after the guided tour. If you visit during the Festival du... More
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29 July 2017|
Response from Molina E | Reviewed this property |
Hello, The are several dates that that museum is closed, on the other hand you must have a reservation other wise you would not have access as they don't have a counter to sell tickets. On the top part to your left hand... More
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17 May 2017|
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Response from ririo | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for my late answer I was out in Italy. Rates are 16 € per adult 8 € children 4 to 11 Little known in Paris but obviously for chocoholics is the "musée du chocolat" they have a web site 28 Boulevard de Bonne... More