Museums

The Jaquet-Droz Automata

Automates Jaquet-Droz
Automates Jaquet-Droz. © Guillaume Perret
  • Place

    • Neuchâtel
    Ort
  • Recommended Duration

    • 1 h
    Dauer

Little prodigies dating from 18th century, testimonies of the genius of a family of clockmakers.

These three 18th-century humanoid automata are miracles of precision that display an amazing mastery of technology for their period. The Writer, the Draughtsman and the Musician reveal their secrets during public demonstrations at the Museum of Art and History .

Opening hours

Opening hours
  • Tuesday - Sunday

    • 11:00 - 18:00

Good to know

Good to know
    • For personal tours: first Sunday of the month at 2, 3 and 4 p.m
    • For groups: on request only, 5 people per group minimum

Prices

Prices
  • Prices per person

    Adults

    • CHF 8.-
  • Seniors, Students

    • CHF 4.-
  • Children (up to 16 years old)

    • Free
  • Guided tour

    Up to 10 persons

    • CHF 120.-
  • Additional person

    • CHF 10.-
  • With German, English, Chinese or Japanese translation

    • CHF 70.-

On site

On site
  • Accessibility

    • Free parking
    • Accessible by public transport
    • Custom hours on request
    • Suitable for families
    • Wheelchair accessible
  • Activities

    • Animations for children
    • Guided tours
    • Exhibition / explanations
    • Playground
  • Services

    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Credit/debit card accepted
    • Suitable for groups
    • Shop
    • WC
    • Cloakroom

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Automates Jaquet-Droz
Automates Jaquet-Droz. © Guillaume Perret
Automates Jaquet-Droz
Automates Jaquet-Droz. © Guillaume Perret

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