From lakes to mountains

Haut Jura Grandvaux
From lakes to mountains

Museums

Haut Jura is the country of wooden toys, goggles, pipes... such a creativity in our county, where many different trades were born. The history of these inventions and of the industrial economy will be taught to you in our museums.



THE WOODCRAFT MUSEUM

BOIS D'AMONT

The woodcraft museum : Housed in a renovated hydraulic sawmill,it presents the many uses of spruce wood :produc- tion of cheese boxes,boxes for pharmaceutical use and skis. Demonstrations,films.Printed guide available in English.


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L’Atelier des savoir-faire (Know-How Workshop)

RAVILLOLES

Five areas will enable you to find out more about woodturning, Haut-Jura craftsmen and art and craft occupations. From the raw materials to the finished objects, from the tool to the skilled hand, thousands of items reveal this rich know-how. With temporary exhibitions and special events all year...


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THE GLASSES MUSEUM

MOREZ

Located in Morez, birthplace of the global optics industry, the Eyewear Museum takes you on a tour of the history of glasses. In 1796, frames were born from a single nail in Morez. Disciver how the people of the Haut Jura used their ingenuity and know-how to develop a whole new industrial...


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Maison du Parc (Park House)

LAJOUX

The permanent exhibition "Haut-Jura, terre vivante” (Haut-Jura, a land full of life) allows you to travel through playful, colourful and interactive installations portraying each of the various characteristics that make up the Haut-Jura: its landscapes, flora and fauna, know-how, forests and...


ESPACE DES MONDES POLAIRES

PREMANON


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Horn-turning Museum

LAVANS LES SAINT CLAUDE

You will see 1,500 different tools, a 12th-century lathe and the use of various materials (box, bone, corozo). You can also watch how horn, a tough material, is turned into sculptures or shiny round, oval or twisted beads. Decorative or practical items, lamps and more on sale at the museum.


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ECOMUSÉE - MAISON MICHAUD

CHAPELLE DES BOIS

At entry of La Combe des Cives, the Michaud house opens its doors to you. From the cellar with cheese to the Upper Houses, from barn to the stable, the Ecomusée Maison Michaud evokes the country life during last centuries. Come to discover men's ingeniousness who knew how to adapt their...


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Abbey Museum

SAINT CLAUDE

Located in the restored historical palace of the abbey (15th-18th c.), the Abbey Museum / Guy Bardone-René Genis legacy has a 20th-century-artwork collection donated by artists Guy Bardone and René Genis, and a basement housing the most important archaeological remains of the Saint-Claude abbey...


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THE TOY MUSEUM

MOIRANS EN MONTAGNE

For children from 3 years old. Children’s tour, games booklet, audio-video guide, temporary exhibitions, storytelling visits, creative and educational workshops, digital games areas, videos, shows, indoor and outdoor playgrounds. Audio-video guide available in English, German and Dutch. Prior...


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THE CIRCUS WORLD

SAINT LAURENT EN GRANDVAUX

One of the biggest circus models in Europe. Music live show. Free entrance. Access to wheelchair when there is no snow.


Office de tourisme Haut-Jura Grandvaux

7 place Charles Thévenin
39150 Saint-Laurent en Grandvaux Mail: info.tourisme[a]lagrandvalliere.fr

Phone: 0033 384 60 15 25

Winter holidays, july and august : Every day 8.30-12.30 / 2-5.30 pm, closed on sunday afternoon.
Christmas holidays and rest of the year : From monday to saturday 8.30-12 / 2-5pm.
Closed on wednesday and saturday afternoon during school time and on bank holidays. July 14th and August 15th, open in the morning only.
December 24 and 31, open 8.30-3pm.


  • Parc Nature Régional du Haut Jura
  • Montagne du Jura
  • Comité Régional du Tourisme de Franche Compté
  • Conseil général du Jura
  • Comité départemental du Jura
  • Office de Tourisme de France

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Our webcams

Webcam of Lac-des-Rouges-Truites
Domaine du Bugnon

Le Lac des truites

Webcam of Nanchez
Centre de vacances Le Duchet, départ des pistes

Centre de vacances le Duchet