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Fairground Museum

Local name: Musée des Arts Forains

The Museum of Entertainment Arts, also known as the Jean Paul Favard Collection, is a private museum in Paris that shows devices and objects for street performances, amusement parks and amusement parks from 1850 to 1950. You can see carousels, shooting ranges, old bicycles, catarines and music devices as well as old projectors.

The museum is the result of the collecting passion of the actor and antique seller Jean Paul Favard. It was opened in 1996. His collections are divided into three exhibitions. The first includes items from World Exhibitions, such as mechanical orchestras, projectors that allow you to create various imaginary "worlds" in the rooms and fragments of decorations. The second is an attempt to recreate an Italian operetta performance, but based on mechanical instruments. The third exhibition is devoted to entertainment devices such as carousels, ferris wheel mills and many others for fun.


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    Avenue des Terroirs de France 5375012 Paris , France