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Museum of the watchmaking and the precision cutting
Museum of the watchmaking and the precision cutting
Museum of the watchmaking and the precision cutting

Museum of the watchmaking and the precision cutting

The Arve’s Valley is famous for its industry based on watchmaking and the precision turning and cutting. Let’s go and discover this success story: you will be fascinated by the history of the time measure and captivated by the conquest of the precision.
Original by its history and its collections, the museum worth the trip. Instituted at the early 20e century by the Cluses' clockmaking school, the museum used to have a double vocation : collect ancient time measure instrument (oldest piece is from 16e century) and save the local industrials memories.

Located into the Espacez Carpano & Pons, an old factory, the museum present also an unique escapements models collection produced at the clockmaking school.

Themed tours, theatrical visits, temporaries expositions are organized all the year and will make you discover these museum treasures.

Espace Carpano et Pons 100, place du 11 Novembre 74300 Cluses
Lat : 46.0564Lng : 6.57995
0 m
16 d

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Contact

Phone : 04 50 96 43 00

Email : musee@2ccam.fr

Website : http://www.musee.2ccam.fr

Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/MHDcluses/?ref=bookmarks

Open period

From 04/02 to 05/03/2017, daily between 2 PM and 6 PM.

From 06/03 to 31/03/2017, 1st wednesday, 1st thursday, 1st friday, 1st saturday, 1st sunday, 2nd wednesday, 2nd thursday, 2nd friday, 2nd saturday, 3rd wednesday, 3rd thursday, 3rd friday, 3rd saturday, 4th wednesday, 4th thursday, 4th friday, 4th saturday, last wednesday, last thursday, last friday and last saturday of the month between 2 PM and 6 PM.

From 01/04 to 30/04/2017, daily between 2 PM and 6 PM.
Closed exceptionally on bank holidays.

From 01/05 to 31/05/2017, every wednesdays, thursdays, fridays and saturdays between 2 PM and 6 PM.
Closed exceptionally on May 1st.

From 01/06 to 30/09, daily.
Closed exceptionally on January 1st, Easter Monday, May 1st, November 1st, November 11th and December 25th.

From 01/10 to 20/10/2017, every wednesdays, thursdays, fridays and saturdays between 2 PM and 6 PM.

From 21/10 to 05/11/2017, daily between 2 PM and 6 PM.
Closed exceptionally on bank holidays.

From 06/11 to 22/12/2017, every wednesdays, thursdays, fridays and saturdays between 2 PM and 6 PM.
Closed exceptionally on bank holidays.

From 23/12 to 31/12/2017, daily between 2 PM and 6 PM.
Closed exceptionally on bank holidays.

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Communauté de communes Cluses Arve Montagnes - 02/01/2019
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Price(s)

Adult: 5 €
Child (12-25 years): 3 €
Group adults: 2 €.

Free entry for children < 12 years.
Group rate available for > 10 people.

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