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Musee Francais de la Carte a Jouer

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Who could imagine a museum dedicated to playing cards? Yep such a place exists in the Paris inner... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Alistair U
via mobile
Surprising exhibition of Impressionist paintings.

I visited this museum only to see the exhibition of impressionist paintings of the Seine River, I'm... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2016
Jamestown, New York
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good52%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
28 Jul 2018
“Fantastic alternative museum”
25 Apr 2018
“Excellent experience”
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16 rue Auguste Gervais, 92130 Issy-les-Moulineaux, France
+33 1 41 23 83 60
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Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Probably helps that I’m a long time aficionado of card decks, particularly Tarot, but this small, uncrouded and well presented colección of cards was a real treat during my short Paris visit. Great insight into the history of games and cartomancia. Fabulous.

Thank Bryan S
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Collection of cards and games is really diverse. I liked there were many different types of cards for the same game (for example of Tarot) - they've changed through history and they varies depends on the region. Texts are all in French, but if you...More

Thank Ines L
Reviewed 14 December 2017

It is not crowded. There were activities for children. The displays were very well done and the information very well researched. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Paula T
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Who could imagine a museum dedicated to playing cards? Yep such a place exists in the Paris inner suburb of Issy les Moulineaux. Houses a beautiful collection of old playing cards and games and often hosts special events and expos. Well worth the visit especially...More

Thank Alistair U
Reviewed 22 March 2016

I visited this museum only to see the exhibition of impressionist paintings of the Seine River, I'm glad that I went out of my way to see this show. I'm not much interested in playing cards, but the museum's display was curious for a quick...More

1  Thank Sociology
Reviewed 22 December 2013

You need to be seriously into playing cards to really appreciate this place. It's a smallish museum in Issy Les Moulineaux, mostly in the basement. Some very pretty pieces but the not enough context is given to really help you appreciate what you are looking...More

1  Thank martin m
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