From lakes to mountains

Haut Jura Grandvaux
From lakes to mountains

THE GLASSES MUSEUM

MOREZ
at 11 km From Saint-Laurent en Grandvaux

Languages spoken : English Languages spoken : Deutsch Languages spoken : Dutch Disabled access : Yes



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 sector, still recognized throughout the world for its creativity and quality. 

Through our permanent exhibits, enter the world of French eyewear manufacturers and their collections, and discover how young designers are creating the glasses of the future. 

The Eyewear Museum houses one of the most prestigious frame collections in the world. The Essilor - Pierre Marly collection consists of just under 2500 objects. Starting in the XIIIth , this collection will take you across continents and introduce you to exceptionnal pieces. Discover the lorgnette of Sarah Bernhardt, the glasses of Victoire de France (Louis XV's daughter), the famous slit frame sunglasses of the Courrèges fashion house and the refracting telescopes of the XVIIIth century explorers. 

The Eyewear Museum will also help you to understand the fonctioning of the eye, the organ of vision. With our entertaining exhibits, learn about the main eye disorders and try not to get fooled by our optical illusions. 


COORDONNEES

Place Jean-Jaurès
39400 MOREZ


03 84 33 39 30
info@musee.mairie-morez.fr
www.musee-lunette.fr


Tarifs

Price per adult : 5 €

Price per child : 3 €

Price for groups : 4 €

Special price for families : 2 adultes + 2 enfants: 14; 2 adultes + 3 enfants: 15 €


Infos pratiques

Suitable for children : Yes, Available for baby buggy

Groups welcome : Yes

Equipements

Guided tours : Yes, Adapted for children

Free visit : Yes

Leaflets : Yes


Dates et horaires

Early morning timetables : 10h

Late morning timetables : 12h (13h en été)

Early afternoon timetables : 14h

Late afternoon timetables : 18h

Days closed : Tuesday


COORDONNEES

Place Jean-Jaurès
39400 MOREZ


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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.
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December 24 and 31, open 8.30-3pm.


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