• 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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  • New shop windows of the museum

    Around the museum some shop windows come to life, all you have to do is press the buttons and the automatic puppets start moving.

    Now showing : back to school in the 19th century, and the Crow and the Fox...

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  • Now prepared in our workshops

    We are now working on a new scene about a fantasy movie related to Alice in Wonderland...

    About 20 characters (technicians, director, actors...) are being made in our workshop. They will be in dressing rooms and in the set.

    Come and discover the scene on July 8 !

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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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