Espace horloger-Vallée de Joux
The EH seeks to stand out and assert its personality by offering an original presentation of watchmaking, its history and its skills through avant-garde interactive and instructive media. It is an approach which, together with local watchmaking history, we are sure will make its mark! On the first floor, the expertise and skills of watchmaking await, plus the chance to really “get under the skin” of a watchmaker! Explanations and demonstrations will perhaps kindle the spark of a future interest or career. Climb the stairs for a journey through time from China to England. Then discover the essential role played by the Vallée de Joux and its horological Grand Complications.
Skills tables, 3D films and Ludotemps are among the new attractions that await you on the first floor of the Joux Valley Museum of Watchmaking. Its 500 m2 of floor space has a unique vocation: to highlight the region and its watchmaking genius. The method: total immersion in the world of a Joux Valley watchmaker.
This museum greets you in the following languages: D/F/E
JAMES BOND TIME-
JAMES BOND TIME means to playfully explore the history of watchmaking , bishin of the traditional mechanical watch to quartz .
An exhibition for all generations . The museum issued 007 permission to dream , between interactivity , holograms and other gadgets that run in a unique universe, For Your Eyes Only !
The exhibition is documented in the following languages: D/F/E
Guided tours are offered in the following languages: D/F/E
Thematic cultural asset
Location of the museumGrand-Rue 2
1347 Le Sentier
Location/directionsDans le village du Sentier, en face du Centre Sportif.
OpenMay–oct: Tues–Sun 10.30–17.30
Nov–apr: Tues–Sun 13–17
ContactEspace horloger-Vallée de Joux
Grand-Rue 2 Case postale 126
1347 Le Sentier
021 845 75 45 Telephone (musée)
Member of the Swiss Museums Association.
Extremely children and family-friendly
Completely wheelchair accessible