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Musee de la Contrefacon

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Its like a real museum but not.

I personally liked this museum, but must stay Impartial Marshall, those that I made accompany me... read more

Reviewed April 5, 2018
Marshall P
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New York City, New York
Musee Not Open on a Sunday!

I tried to go to this Museum today based on Tripadvisor saying that it was open on a Sunday. Trust... read more

Reviewed March 12, 2017
davidtinney
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London
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The counterfeiting museum presents a didactic overview of all the activity sectors - art, luxury goods, tobacco, cars, perfumes,... - wich are prey to this bane. All authentic articles, with a few rare exceptions, are placed on a parallel with their...more
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16 rue de la Faisanderie, 75116 Paris, France
Passy
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed April 23, 2012

This private museum in a beautiful residential quartier of Paris is worht a visit if you are interested in Intellectual Property or industrial safety issues. It is owned by the UNIFAB, Union des Fabricants and it is very well dispalyed and explained

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed January 22, 2015

The Musée de la Contréfaçon (Museum of Counterfeiting) was inaugurated in 1951 by the l’Union des Fabricants (UNIFAB), Union of Manufacturers, which is a French association that was created in 1872 to protect commercial creations and intellectual property, under the Presidency of Gaston-Louis Vuitton (Yes,...More

1  Thank MiaGlobetrotter
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Reviewed August 7, 2018

We were very disappointed because the ideas of the museum is very clever but the excibits were vey poor!

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Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

This museum is so unique. Authentic items placed beside obvious fakes - clothes, handbags, shoes, toys, Bic pens. Makes you wonder why the counterfeiters even bother. Fake Tabasco sauce? Why? So much fun to go through this small museum. Lots of laughs. They are only...More

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Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

I came here with my daughter, because she read about it in her kids lonely planet guide. We were both disappointed. Very few things to see, most of them not really interesting. A good idea, unfortunately a bad implementation.

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Reviewed April 5, 2018

I personally liked this museum, but must stay Impartial Marshall, those that I made accompany me seemed to enjoy it less. I have always been interested in fakes, and counterfeiting, and if this is something that interest you, it delivers both common and uncommon knock...More

Thank Marshall P
Reviewed February 7, 2018

At the end of a Paris Metro line, in a leafy quarter for embassies, there is a mansion dedicated to fashion and industrial chicanery. This project to expose pirated products began in the 19th century and the museum has been led by Frenchmen whose storied...More

Thank Tom L
Reviewed March 12, 2017

I tried to go to this Museum today based on Tripadvisor saying that it was open on a Sunday. Trust me, it is close on Sunday! Good luck!

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Reviewed June 29, 2016

They have collection of old toothpastes, shoes, rags and many other. This museum is quite small and is not maintained even.

Thank amigotarun
Reviewed June 28, 2016

This small museum is filled with old handbags, accessories, shoes etc but not well kept. Spending your money and time on this particular museum i didn't found it worth.

Thank Rrituv
Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

We popped in to this museum is it was close to our hotel. Most of it was closed due to refurbishment works and the staging of a new exhibition but the person at the box office failed to tell us this. Result? 2 mediocre rooms...More

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Reviewed January 22, 2015

The Musée de la Contréfaçon (Museum of Counterfeiting) was inaugurated in 1951 by the l’Union des Fabricants (UNIFAB), Union of Manufacturers, which is a French association that was created in 1872 to protect commercial creations and intellectual property, under the Presidency of Gaston-Louis Vuitton (Yes,...More

1  Thank MiaGlobetrotter
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