Mechanical Music Museum
Access map and contacts
294 rue du Vieux Village
74260 Les Gets
From 09/05 to 09/07 Opening hours daily between 2.15 pm and 7.15 pm. From 10/07 to 27/08 Opening hours daily between 10.15 am and 7.15 pm. From 28/08 to 31/10 Opening hours daily between 2.15 pm and 7.15 pm. From 02/11 to 08/05 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, May 1st and December 25th.
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.
- Educational visits
- Themed tour
- Set down on-site for groups
- Permanent entertainments organiser
- Tourist brochures
- Tourist information
- Guided tours
Joint entrance ticket for the Museum and exhibition areas (1500m2), about 2 hours visit.
Family package, available for the entire site.
Free with the Multipass
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.
The wooden Merry-go-round
This emblematic monument to fairground art dates from 1871and id the oldest known model in France and a principal exhibit in Les Gets Mechanical Music Museum collection.
The Aeolian Philharmonic Organ
A unique mechanical music instrument in Europe. Listed historical monument.