The Tourist Office, Les Gets Town Hall and The Museum of Mechanical Music welcomes you on the occasion of European Heritage Days around the theme “Sustainable Heritage”

Saturday 17th of September

  • 10am : Priest Delavay’s garden visit – Lac des Écoles
  • All the afternoon : Exhibitions
    – “History and evolution of built heritage” – Salle de la Colombière
    – “40 years of Mechanical Music in Les Gets” – Imperial Gallery of the museum
  • 2pm : Guided visit “The old village secrets” – Place de la Maison des Gets
  • 3.30pm : Opening of the wooden horses carousel – Place de la Maison des Gets
  • 4pm : Wetland visit, site of the Géoparc du Chablais UNESCO – Lac des Écoles
  • 8pm : Broadcasting of Daniel Contat’s movie “Les Gets autrefois” – Cinéma Le Club

Sunday 18th of September – Activities at the Mechanical Music Museum

  • All the afternoon : Exhibitions
    – “History and evolution of built heritage” – Salle de la Colombière
    – “40 years of Mechanical Music in Les Gets” – Imperial Gallery of the Museum
  • 2.30pm : Welcoming at the Mechanical Music Museum
  • 2.45pm : Slideshow “40 years of Mechanical Music in Les Gets”
  • 3pm : Special visit of the 40th anniversary with the presentation of 40 emblematic pieces of the collection
  • 3.30pm : Opening of the wooden horses carousel – Place de la Maison des Gets
  • 4pm : Snack offered around the fountain and the granit organ player with the sound of the singing birds – Place Limonaire
  • 4.30pm : Second special visit of the 40th anniversary
  • 4.30pm : Movie “40 years of Mechanical Music in Les Gets”, the greats moments of this beautiful adventure – Cinema’s room of the museum
  • 5.30pm : Concert of the Choeur de la Vallée d’Aulps – Thêatre de Verdure
  • 6.15pm : Musical aperitif – Place Limonaire

 

Conference on Les Gets and its 2000 years of history(s) by Philippe Mugnier, author of the book Des Gets au Léman : une saga entre foi et loi.

The history of Les Gets as you may have never heard it before…

Mr Philippe Mugnier, author of the book Des Gets au Léman : une saga entre foi et loi will give a lecture on Les Gets history on Monday 10 August at 8.30 p.m. in the Salle de la Colombière.

Free admission within the limit of available places.


Program:
– Beginning of the lecture at 8:45 pm
– 1:15 of presentation
– From 10 pm, question-and-answer session

* COVID-19 * We make every effort to respect the safety of all within the framework of our animations and events. To find out more about the health measures put in place in the resort, click here.