Mechanical Music Museum
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The museum doubled its exhibition space in 2013 and the scenography was completely revisited in 2017 and new pieces are on display this year.
Come (re)discover the rooms of the Museum of Mechanical Music !
-The Music Lounge
-The room with music boxes
-The concert hall
-The Guinguette and the Cabaret
-The funfair and its barrel organs
-The cinema and its organ to accompany silent films
-The speaking machine : during a projection, discover how phonographs work, jukeboxes
-The automates and music toys room
-The workshop: in an old cellar, reconstitution of an old workshop of restoration of instruments.
In the Imperial Gallery, linking the two buildings: Espace Savoie, Espace pédagogique, temporary exhibition and a reconstituted street presents a collection of barrel organs from their origins to the present day.
In the exhibition gallery in the museum, the wonderful collection of automates by Roger and Gallet. Forty-odd moving scènes haven been brought to live in this space.
800 exhibits are displayed in the context of their historical period:
- Carillons, clocks, music boxes
- An animated tables and automatons
- Orgues street, dance and riding
- Orchestrelles and orchestrions
- Pianos mechanical and pneumatic
- Phonographs, gramaophones and juke boxes ...
- String instruments: violins, harp, banjo ...
- Automates and animated scenes
Guided tours (Building A), last at 6 pm, (by appointment for groups with possibility to visit in the morning), or free visits (building B).
Temporary exhibition : Mechanical Music at Montmartre
Joint entrance ticket for the Museum and exhibition areas (1500m2), about 2 hours visit.
All the conditions are respected so that clients are reassured at the idea of coming with family or friends. For example, the tour route is clearly marked out. We have installed protection and distancing devices.
The hours are slightly reduced in order to ensure the necessary cleaning and disinfection. Opening every day and over a longer period of time if the sanitary conditions become more relaxed.
Services and equipment
- Car park
- Coach parking
- Guided individual tours
- Unguided group tours
- Guided group tours
- Educational visits
- Themed tour
- Set down on-site for groups
- Permanent entertainments organiser
- Tourist brochures
- Tourist information
- Guided tours
- Unguided individual tours
From 02/01 to 30/04 between 2.15 pm and 7.15 pm.
Closed on Saturday.
From 13/07 to 23/08, daily between 10.15 am and 7.15 pm.
From 24/08 to 31/10, daily between 2.15 pm and 7.15 pm.
From 20/12 to 01/01 between 2.15 pm and 7.15 pm.
Closed exceptionally on bank holidays.
Closed on the 25th December and 1st of January (open in case of bad weather).
From 02/05 to 30/06/2021 between 2.30 pm and 6.30 pm.
Adult: from 9 € (Building A Guided visit 9€
Building B Non-guided visit 6€
12,50 for both buildings)
Child (16 years): from 5 € (Building A :Guided visit 5€
Building B :Non-guided visit 3.50€
8,50€ to visit both buildings)
Large family: from 35 € (Includes one free ride per child.).
Group rate available for > 20 people.
Appointments for groups with possibility of morning visits. For the price please see with the Museum.
Free with Multipass.
- Credit transfer
- Chèques Culture
Number of rooms : 10 Number of persons per room mini : 30 Total capacity : 300 Group children maxi : 180 Group adults maxi : 180
Minimum number of people : 20
Maximum number of people : 150