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.
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...
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...
WOODEN SCALES MUSEUM
CLAIRVAUX LES LACS
During his all life Marcel Yérly created about hundred wooden scales from 50 cm to 3 meters. He reproduced identically all the mechanical parts of cars, train, boats, motorcycles, etc. Presented by a film of 15 minutes you can visit, this exhibition of 1000 m². During the visit you will also...
THE GLASSES MUSEUM
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...
L’Atelier des savoir-faire (Know-How Workshop)
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...
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...
Maison du Parc (Park House)
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...