Mechanical Music Museum

Come to discover the incredible mechanical instruments collection of the museum. More than 900 pieces are exposed : carillons, clocks, music boxes, orchestrions, mechanical pianos, stringed instruments, barrel organs, automates, phonographes...
Access map and contacts

294 rue du Vieux Village
74260 Les Gets

Itinerary


Opening time

From 02/05 to 30/06 Opening hours daily between 2.15 pm and 7.15 pm. From 01/07 to 31/08 Opening hours daily between 10.15 am and 7.15 pm. From 20/09 to 31/10/2021 Opening hours daily between 2.30 pm and 6.30 pm. Closed on Tuesday. From 19/12 to 30/04 Opening hours on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday between 2.15 pm and 7.15 pm. Closed on Saturday. Closed exceptionally on January 1st and December 25th. From 01/09 to 31/10/2022 Opening hours daily between 2.15 pm and 7.15 pm.

The museum doubled its surfaces in 2013, the scenography has been changed in 2017 and some new pieces are added every year.

Building A, guided visit, during you could hear the instruments and see them working :
-The music lounge
-The music boxes room
-The concert room
-The Guinguette and the Cabaret
- The imperial gallery

Building B, self-tour :
- The automates and music toys room
-The speaking machines room : during a projection, discover how work phonographs, gramophones and jukeboxes
-The cinema room and its organ to accompany silent films
-The funfair and its barrel organs
-The workshop, reconstitution of an old workshop of instruments restoration

In the Imperial Gallery, linking the two buildings: Savoie area, pedagogical area, temporary exhibition and a reconstituted street presenting a collection of barrel organs from their origins to the present day.

Temporary exhibition: 40 years of mechanical music in Les Gets.

Services

Services

  • Educational visits
  • Themed tour
  • Shop
  • Set down on-site for groups
  • Permanent entertainments organiser
  • Tourist brochures
  • Tourist information
  • Guided tours

Covid-19 special services

Health pass or negative PCR test is required. Mandatory mask.

Tips

Joint entrance ticket for the Museum and exhibition areas (1500m2), about 2 hours visit.

Family package, available for the entire site.

Host portrait

Inventer de nouvelles techniques, adapter les instruments de musique pour enregistrer et restituer les sons, imaginer les machines musicales les plus audacieuses capables à la limite de se passer des hommes. Laissez-vous surprendre et découvrez une collection originale et unique avec plus de 900 pièces.