• Shop windows on St Georges Street

    Around the museum some shop windows come to life if you press the buttons.

    Now showing : Tropical beach, and  In the saloon...

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  • New opening hours !

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

    The ticket office closes at 5.15 pm.

    These opening hours may change during the fall...

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  • Covid-19 instructions for visitors

    We ask our visitors aged 18 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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