The Monaco Stamp and Coin Museum is a museum founded in 1950 by Prince Rainier III of Monaco, to exhibit his private collections of coins, medals, banknotes and stamps from the philatelic and postal history of Monaco.
The first Monegasque coins were created in January 1640 by Prince Honoré II. Monaco then adopted the Euro on January the 1st 2001, following the example of France. Today, "Monegasque Euros" circulate throughout the Euro zone.
The museum is open every day except 1 January and 25 December.
From 1st September to 30th June, from 9.30 am to 5 pm.
From 1 July to 30 August, from 9.30 am to 6 pm.
Children aged 12 to 18, pensioners and students: €1.50
Tourists and residents can also enjoy the district's beach: La Plage Marquet in summer and in winter thanks to the sea's warm temperature all year long going from 14°C in January to 28°C in July.
Along the beach you can find few restaurants and their private beach.