Usually accessible by booking for groups only, the Museum of Fairground Arts is exceptionally open to the public during Christmas holidays.
This museum boasts one of the world most extensive collections of restored merry-go-rounds, fairground stalls and attractions from 1850 to 1950 that are displayed in order to recreate a funfair. Old and young alike are allowed to touch and play on the attractions, like taking a ride on restored merry-go-rounds. In addition, storytellers, mimes, acrobats and other artists offer various shows every thirty minutes.
Musée des Arts Forains.
53 avenue des Terroirs de France, 75 012 Paris.
Open every day from 10am to 6pm. Admission fees : adults : €14/€, children less than 12 years old : €6, free for under 2.
Information : 0143406344
December 26, 2017 - January 07, 2018