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Tickets for Musée de la Monnaie de Paris

Learn about the art and craft of metalworking in Paris

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Overview

Highlights

  • Explore La Monnaie de Paris, by the Seine, and see where France's coins have been minted for hundreds of years
  • Learn more about how the coins jangling in your pocket are made, from the choice of metal to the finished product
  • Watch a video showing the French mint in action and get a blank metal planchet to hand-strike your own memento

Description

It's all about the money at La Monnaie de Paris! Founded in 864 AD, this is the planet's oldest continuously-running minting institution. It's also now a museum that charts the incredible history of coin-making and casting.

Learn about how the Artisans of La Monnaie de Paris have worked with metal for over 12 centuries inside an interactive museum with engrossing sensory exhibits. You can even create your own coin on a screw press and take it home!

Ticket

What's included

Admission to Musée de la Monnaie de Paris

What's not included

Admission to the temporary exhibitions
Additional info

Getting there

  • Metro: Pont Neuf (line 7), Odéon (line 4 & 10), Saint-Michel (line 4)
  • RER: Châtelet (RER A & B), Saint-Michel Notre-Dame (RER B & C)

Amendment policy

  • Changes are not possible for this ticket

Instructions

  • Show your smartphone ticket at the entrance
  • Last admission is 30 minutes before closing time
  • The museum will start clearing the galleries 15 minutes before closing time

Venue

Opening hours

Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Monday Closed

How to get there

La Monnaie de Paris
11 Quai de Conti, 75006, Paris
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Ratings & reviews

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Oct 24, 2020
Good
C'était intéressant a faire
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Feb 9, 2020
Excellent
Très beau lieu et retrospective Kiki Smith un moment de poésie hors du temps!
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Oct 27, 2019
Good
Very clearly and interesting exhibition. The supporting people are very friendly. One of the hidden gems of Paris to visit.

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