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Paris, France

Musée de la Contrefaçon

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Today: 2:00pm-5:30pm
This Week
Sunday:2:00pm-5:30pm
Monday:Closed
Tuesday:2:00pm-5:30pm
Wednesday:2:00pm-5:30pm
Thursday:2:00pm-5:30pm
Friday:2:00pm-5:30pm
Saturday:2:00pm-5:30pm
Cost: $4.65 USD (4.00 EUR)

Almost the Real McCoy

The Musée de la Contrefaçon is a museum of counterfeiting. The museum was established in 1951 by Union des Fabricants (Unifab), an organization of manufacturers as a way to fight counterfeiting. It currently exhibits more than 350 items, pairing each counterfeit with its authentic original. A wide variety of items are displayed, including toys, pens, clothes, tools, toiletries, luxury goods, etc. The museum also instructs visitors on why using counterfeit items can be dangerous, especially in fields like medicine and children’s toys.

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