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What a great little museum, but hurry as it will be closing in a year or so and all its collection... read more

Reviewed December 10, 2018
Marion M
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Nyon District, Switzerland
Wonderful music box museum! More interesting than Sainte Croix!

Having already visited the Museum (Musée d'automates et de boites à musique) in Sainte-Croix, we... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2017
Swissbulgarican
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Lausanne, Switzerland
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Grand'Rue 23, L'Auberson 1454, Switzerland
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Reviewed December 10, 2018

What a great little museum, but hurry as it will be closing in a year or so and all its collection sold. Full of wonderful musical boxes and music pieces, some not found anywhere else in the world, and some just a few examples left...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Marion M
Reviewed August 15, 2017

Having already visited the Museum (Musée d'automates et de boites à musique) in Sainte-Croix, we absolutely loved our visit to Musée Baud in L'Auberson. While perhaps slightly smaller in size, we felt this site was perhaps more interesting due to the variety and size of...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed July 23, 2016

Out of the standard tourist path, one finds this outstanding collection of mechanical music instruments. Calling it a "music box museum" is not correct, since most pieces are not music boxes but complicated and unique mechanical systems. Extremely interesting, well presented by a competent staff....More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Giorgio M
Reviewed April 10, 2016

Worth the extra drive from St Croix. Staff very knowledgable and multilingual.The music boxes are stunning and in great working order. A craft that is getting lost in the digital age unfortunately. My teenagers loved it. Area is also beautiful for hikes in the Jura...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed February 8, 2015

A little bit out of the way, but together with the CIMA in Ste Croix (just 5 minutes by car) a wonderful possibility to see and learn about the history of music boxes

Date of experience: February 2015
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Reviewed November 10, 2013

The best music box museum as you get to hear and see these mechanical wonders first hand. Tours available in multiple languages from very knowledgeable and friendly guides. This museum has been family run for several generations and is the real deal. Highly recommend taking...More

Date of experience: September 2013
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