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.



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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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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...


ESPACE DES MONDES POLAIRES

PREMANON


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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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.



Office de tourisme Haut-Jura Grandvaux

1 rue de la boite
39150 Saint-Laurent en Grandvaux Mail: info@haut-jura-grandvaux.com

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

Weather forecast - Saint Laurent en Grandvaux

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