Culture et Patrimoine

Musée Atelier Audemars Piguet

Musée Atelier Audemars Piguet
Musée Atelier Audemars Piguet. © Audemars Piguet
  • Place

    • Le Brassus
    Ort
  • Recommended Duration

    • 2 h 0
    Dauer

200 Years of Craftsmanship and Innovation

Inaugurated in June 2020, the Musée Atelier Audemars Piguet invites visitors to plunge into the Swiss manufacturer’s cultural universe past, present and future. Located in Le Brassus, home of Audemars Piguet, this museum presents two centuries of watchmaking history in a space combining contemporary architecture and pioneering scenography. Looking at the past, present and future, it embodies the Manufacture’s free spirit and devotion to the perpetuation of Haute Horlogerie in the Vallée de Joux and beyond.

Echoing the blend of tradition and forward thinking at the heart of Audemars Piguet’s craftsmanship, the Musée Atelier links the historical house, where the brand debuted, to a contemporary spiral supported by curved glazing. Some 300 watches, including masterpieces of miniaturisation, technical complexity and avant-garde design, are exhibited in the spiral—a real feat of architecture designed by Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG). The visitors will discover rare timepieces, such as the Universelle—the most complicated watch crafted by Audemars Piguet in 1899—as well as a wide selection of emblematic models including many Royal Oak, Royal Oak Offshore and Royal Oak Concept.

Conceived as a space of live crafts, the Musée Atelier also reveals some of the manufacturer’s watchmakers and artisans at work in their transparent workshops. By integrating traditional ateliers at the centre of the museum, Audemars Piguet pays tribute to the passionate craftspeople who have given life to Audemars Piguet, generation after generation.

For those who wish to immerse themselves even further in the world of Audemars Piguet, exclusive Masterclasses are offered following the visit to the Musée Atelier. Fully immersed, participants assume the role of a watchmaker and practise fine watchmaking decorations, before assembling one of Audemars Piguet’s historical in-house movement.

Prices

Prices
  • Price for a visit

    Adult

    • CHF 30.-
  • Children - Ages 12 to 18

    • CHF 20.-
  • Children - Ages 11 and under

    • Free

Good to know

Good to know
    • Visits:
    • BY RESERVATION ONLY
    • Open to the public, children from age 6
    • Guided tour only
    • From Monday to Friday: 2 guided tours per day at 14:00 and 15:00
    • Duration: 2 hours
    • Free parking available
    • Masterclass:
    • BY RESERVATION ONLY
    • Open to the public from age 16
    • Every thursday one Masterclass per week
    • Duration : 5 hours
    • Free parking available

Access

Zugang

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Contact

Contact
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