31 Culture Mechanical Music Museum Les Gets

The Museum exhibits Europe’s finest collection of 650 mechanical musical instruments, all of which are in working condition and exhibited in the context of their time. The listed automatic philharmonic organ, which is part of the Museum’s collection, is to be found in the church. During the summer season the merry-go-round and its organ are exhibited on the village square.


  • T. : +33 (0)4 50 79 85 75
  • Fax : +33 (0)4 50 79 85 67
  • Email : musee@musicmecalesgets.org
  • Site :
  • GPS : 46.15953 / 6.672177
  • Address :
    • Les Gets
    • Musée de La Musique Mécanique
    • 294 rue du Vieux Village
    • 74260 Les Gets, France

Carillon bells, pendulums and music boxes
Animated scenes and automatons
Street organs (dance and fair ground types)
Orchestra scores and violins
Mechanical and wind pianolas
Phonographs and gramophones...
All objects displayed in their historical context in the museum's various halls.

Prices, packages

Building A: museum of the mechanical music: adult 9€; child 5€
Building B: extension (automatons + phonos + guinguette):
Adult 6€; child 3,50€
Coupled bills 2 buildings : adult 12,50€; child 8,50€
Price lists groups from 20 people and on reservation:
- Adults: museum 6,50€; extension: 6,50 € a person
For 2 buildings : 10 € (2 visiting hours)
- Children: museum and automatons 5€ (duration 1:15 am)
- Visit of the Philharmonic Organ in the church of Gets: 3 € a person(by nobody); group from 15 people, on reservation.
For any other request or piece of information, thank you for contacting us: 04 50 79 85 75 or musee@musicmecalesgets.org

Dates of availabilities

OPEN ALL YEAR LONG FROM 2:15 am Till 7:15 am
In July / August: from 10:15 am till 7:15 pm, non-stop

From January 1st till April 30th: closed on Saturdays
Annual closure from November 1st till December 20th
The museum is closed 1st in January and 1st in May.

Proposed visits and duration

Guided tours and livened up : presentation of the history of the mechanical music through centuries. Instruments play in front of you!!!

In season, every Wednesday at 10:30 am summer and at 5:30 pm in winter, the bare visit of the mechanical music, for the children from 5 years.
3 € by child, duration 45 min, advised reservation.

1 hour to 1hour30

Spoken languages

French, English, Italian

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