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Visit the Musée des Arts Forains
( Accessible by appointment only )



The Pavillons de Bercy are opened to visit throughout the year only by appointment. And exceptionnally without booking twice a year during the European Heritage Days and Festival du Merveilleux.
Private museum, they house one of the largest collections of entertainment and fairground art's objects.



Guided Tours

Guided Tours are frequently scheduled. Discover our site and its four theme venues: "Théâtre du Merveilleux" (Theatre of the Marvels), the Venetian Rooms, the "Théâtre de Verdure" (Vegetal outdoor areas) and the Museum of Fairground Art, all displayed with themes such as Cabinet of Curiosity, carnival, extraordinary gardens and funfairs of the Belle Époque.

These fun and participative tours offer also carousels rides and automatons shows.

No admittance possible without prior booking. Please contact us for schedules of upcoming tours and make a reservation for one of them.

Most of the tours are in French, an English handout will be provided to our international visitors.

Once the visit booked, you may come to the museum 15 to 10 min prior the tour departing time. Your guide will meet you at the gate of the museum.
Don't show up too early, the museum does not have a reception or a refreshment room at disposal for your waiting.

Affiche JEP 2016

Due to security measures application, luggages will not be accepted within the Pavillons de Bercy - Musée des Arts Forains.
No Cloakroom
Please accept our apologies for the inconvenience.

Useful information

Tour duration 1h30
Prices :
Adults : 16€
Children(4 to 11) : 8€
Free admission under 4 years old

Booking required

By phone : +33 1 43 40 16 22
By email : infos@pavillons-de-bercy.com

Online booking

Group booking

(Groups from 25 people to 50 people)
Tel. +33 (0)1 43 40 16 15
Email: diane@pavillons-de-bercy.com



Festival du Merveilleux

Since december 2009, the Musée des Arts Forains is opened to the public for around twelve days at the year's end.

Wander throughout the museum spaces and be suprised by our program of street artists' performances and the magic of our augmented reality shows.

From 26th december 2016 to 2nd January 2017
OPENED WITHOUT APPOINTMENT FROM 10AM TO 6PM

No guided tours
Shows every 30 minutes
A selection of rides and ancient stalls are accessible.

Useful information

Prices :
Adults : 14€
Children ( 2 to 11 ) : 6€
Free admission under 2 years old

1 ride ticket offered with each admission ticket


European Heritage Days

Since 1997, the Musée des Arts Forains is opened to the public during the European Heritage Days with a specific program to match the theme set nationally.

33nd European Heritage Days
17th - 18th september 2015
OPENED WITHOUT APPOINTMENT FROM 10AM TO 6PM

No guided tours
Shows every 30 minutes
A selection of rides and ancient stalls are accessible.

Useful information

Prices :
Adults : 8€
Children ( 4 to 18 ) : 5€
Free admission under 4 years old

1 ride ticket offered with each admission ticket

(The Musée des Arts Forains is a private museum without any Governement subsidy, we offer advantageous prices specifically for the European Heritage Days.)



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Les Pavillons de Bercy are members and fondators of the Economic Interest group Destination Paris Bercy

Entreprise du Patrimoine vivant

Les Pavillons de Bercy have received the Label "Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant" (Living Heritage Companies)
for their commitment in preserving and displaying fairground and entertainment heritage