The museum doubled its exhibition space in 2013 and the scenography was completely revisited in 2017 and new pieces are on display this year.
Come (re)discover the rooms of the museum of mechanical music !
-The Music Lounge
-The room with music boxes
-The concert hall
-The Guinguette and the Cabaret
-The funfair and its barrel organs
-The cinema and its organ to accompany silent films
-The speaking machine : during a projection, discover how phonographs work, jukeboxes
-The automates and music toys room
-The workshop: in an old cellar, reconstitution of an old workshop of restoration of instruments.
In the Imperial Gallery, linking the two buildings: Espace Savoie, Espace pédagogique, temporary exhibition and a reconstituted street presents a collection of barrel organs from their origins to the present day.
800 exhibits are displayed in the context of their historical period:
-Carillons, clocks, music boxes
-An animated tables and automatons
-Orgues street, dance and riding
-Orchestrelles and orchestrions
-Pianos mechanical and pneumatic
-Phonographs, gramaophones and juke boxes ...
-String instruments: violins, harp, banjo ...
-Automates and animated scenes
Guided tours (Building A), last at 6 pm, (By appointment for groups with possibility to visit in the morning); or free visits (building B)
Temporary exhibition : Mechanical Music at Montmartre
From 02/05 to 30/06/2019, daily between 2.15 pm and 7.15 pm.
From 01/07 to 31/08/2019, daily between 10.15 am and 7.15 pm.
From 01/09 to 31/10/2019, daily between 2.15 pm and 7.15 pm.
From 22/12/2019 to 01/05/2020 between 2.15 pm and 7.15 pm.
Closed on Saturday.
Closed exceptionally on December 25th.
Closed on the 25th December (open in case of bad weather).
Accessible for wheelchairs with assistance
Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
Lift (80 x 130 cm) and door >= 77 cm
294 rue du Vieux Village - 74260 - Les Gets