• New opening hours !

    The museum is open part-time only, from Wednesday to Sunday and for public holidays, from 2.00pm to 6.00pm.

    The ticket office closes at 5.15 pm.

    During french school holidays, December 20th to January 2nd, it will be open 7 days a week, from 2.00pm to 6.00pm (except on December 25).

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  • Animation for children on Wednesday morning

    Guided tour and manual workshop for children, at 10.00am, in french.

    After the visit, children can make a cardboard jumping jack and take it home !

    Parents are also welcome during the animation.

    Average time : 2 hours

    For children from 4 to 7.

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  • Covid-19 instructions for visitors

    We ask our visitors aged 12 and over to show a sanitary pass to visit the musem.

    We  also ask our visitors aged 11 and over to wear a mask for the duration of the visit.

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Welcome to the Automatons Museum !

Discover a collection of 250 automatic puppets, all of them moving and made in the museum workshop...

7 rooms, 20 animated scenes in tribute to our heritage and tradition, for all ages !


Captain Nemo's Nautilus - "20000 leagues under the sea"

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