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Museum of Music Automatons

The melodic museum
Technique and industry
In accordance with the guidelines of the federal and cantonal authorities related to Covid-19, the museum is open from Tuesday, March 2nd 2021, under the recommended hygiene and behaviour measures.
The Museum of Music Automatons in Seewen offers a guided tour through the permanent exhibition, entitled “Switzerland – a Country of Sound Pioneers”, which examines topics including Swiss music boxes. This guided tour is included in the entrance fee and invites the visitor to a magic journey through the music boxes sounds.

The tour begins in the Workshop Room, and straight away gives visitors an insight into the inner workings of automatons, with an explanation of the technical context and background to mechanical music. It shows how sounds are generated, the storage media used and the
Museum of Music Automatons - the outside in summertime.
Museum of Music Automatons -  two fair organs and a Mortier Dance Organ play in the reception area.
Museum of Music Automatons - the Salon Bleu.
Suitable for families
Opening hours
Open all year
Tuesday - Sunday: 11:00-18:00
Groups taking an exclusive tour may visit the museum outside the normal opening hours, i.e. before 11 am and between 6 pm and 8 pm - on Monday too.
Museum of Music Automatons
Bollhübel 1
+41 58 466 78 80

47.440188, 7.662069