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Musee de la Musique Mecanique

294 rue du Vieux Village, 74260 Les Gets, France
+33 4 50 79 85 75
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Surprising Good.

Thus museum is much bigger than expected and much more interesting. It is packed full of anything... read more

Reviewed February 25, 2018
Carol W
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Recently refurbished carousel from the Museum is now located in the town center - a real time machine!

This carousel is apparently one of the oldest in France, and it is still operating! Located just... read more

Reviewed February 18, 2018
Marshall B
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Ferney-Voltaire, France
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  • Average7%
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294 rue du Vieux Village, 74260 Les Gets, France
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Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

Thus museum is much bigger than expected and much more interesting. It is packed full of anything that makes music in a mechanical way, far more than expected. Tiny models up to huge fair ground organs often in beautiful wooden boxes . A display of...More

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Reviewed February 18, 2018

This carousel is apparently one of the oldest in France, and it is still operating! Located just opposite the Tourist Bureau. Open between 4 and 7, so, for those who are not really into standard indoor museums, or don't have the time, this open-air merry-go-round,...More

Thank Marshall B
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Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic museum - if you like the idea of mechanical music machines - but sadly, although the website promised a guided tour as long as we were there by 1800, there was in fact no guide, so none of the machines were turned...More

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Reviewed January 10, 2017 via mobile

A truly amazing collection of automated music dating back hundreds of years. The ingenuity of these machines is breathtaking and must be really educational to young people who know only electronic solutions. Not only did we once do it with hundreds of moving parts, but...More

Thank Steve M
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Reviewed December 31, 2016

Wonderful collection of mechanical music....loved the Roger gallet moving artistry! Great history of recording and cinema....plenty of hands on. Would love to return in the summer for concerts. P.ward lincoln

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Reviewed March 5, 2016

Guide only spoke French so difficult to get the best out of our visit. It also takes 2/3 hours to see all that is on offer

Thank Stuart L
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Reviewed March 1, 2016

This is quite a large and comprehensive museum of the art and history of Mechanical Musical Instruments. Most are in working order, which is well demonstrated during the hour-long guided tour. I enjoyed it. I would complain, though, that the welcome from the ladies at...More

Thank Alastair J
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Reviewed August 24, 2015

Our 3 and 6 year old grandchildren loved it as much as we did. So many of the items on display could be made to work. We tagged on to part of the guided tour and despite not understanding the French enjoyed the demonstrations of...More

Thank Peter S
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Reviewed March 12, 2015

beautifully laid out - just caught the end of the last guided tour of the day so only got to hear two organs :( would be nice to have more information available - via qr codes? or a recorded guide? they have so many interesting...More

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Reviewed January 2, 2014

had a great time,, but stay away from LOc 'Hotel Alpen sports. they stole my money and hate Americans

1  Thank ALANGOLD00
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