Look out for a big success! Don't forget to book your ticket

  • WE love : games on old foosball tables with the kids
  • Where : to the Musée de la Monnaie de Paris
  • Age for all, ages 7 and up
  • When until July 31, 2024
  • schedule Tuesday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Opening Every day except Monday
  • Nocturne Wednesday until 9pm
  • Prices :
    • Full price (including 10 playing pieces) : 12 €
    • Reduced price (including 10 playing pieces) : 6 €
    • Free of charge (including only 2 set pieces)
  • Free of charge for under-26s
  • know The admission ticket gives access to the museum and exhibition rooms and includes games

"Insert Coin: insert a coin and play!

  • "Insert the coin" is an incredible exhibition, totally regressive for the older ones and great fun for the kids
  • Museum staff take a playful look at the function of money and immerse us in the culture of game rooms and cafés.
  • With 5 rooms and 40 coin-operated gaming machines table soccer, pinball machines, arcade games, electromechanics and even jukeboxes... Nothing is left out of this period from the 1950s to the 2000s.
  • Always at the bottom of a pocket, the coin was the key to accessing chewing gum dispensers, making a phone call or listening to music on a ... jukebox.
  • Paris currency has produced tokens for the occasion, which everyone will receive on arrival, enabling them to play on the pinball machines, baby and other machines in their original material conditions!
  • Electronics and arcade terminals are also in the spotlight. You can play the joystick and climb the levels of the iconic Pac-Man, street fighter, space invaders and Donkey Kong
  • A successful gamble! Bringing all generations together around the game of money in a museum with XVIIIth-century lounges.e re-decorated in pop culture style. How about a game?

Come and insert a coin in the coin museum and have fun with the kids!

"Insert coin - a minute of history

  • Pinball's ancestor dates back to the 19th century and enjoyed particular success in the United States.
  • And it was in Chicago, in the 1930s, that the first coin-operated game was born.
  • In the same year Bonzini registered its trademark for a French table soccer table.
  • In the 1980s, the emergence of electronics arcade games, which in turn gave rise to theE-Sports
We visited Insert Coin, the brilliant new exhibition at the Monnaie de Paris - Arts in the City

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