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Musee de l'Automate, Souillac
(4/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web)
The only museum of its kind in Europe, Musee de l'Automate offers a collection of automated and mechanical toys dating back to the 19th and 20th centuries. Workshops in Roullet-Decamps produced the vast majority of these fanciful items. Marvel at the toys automated by mechanical apparatuses, electronic components, and clock-like gears. Enjoy the variety of subjects, from a full jazz band from yesteryear to modern robots. Many of the pieces synchronize with interesting movements, sounds, and light effects that will spark your imagination. Plan to visit Musee de l'Automate during your Souillac vacation using our convenient Souillac family vacation planner.
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  • It was by chance that I discovered this museum to the very rich background! A good time for both adults and children who marvel at these animated characters! It reminded me of the childhood memories (a Christmas we went to see the animated windows of department stores in Nantes)
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  • Museum nice automata are numerous and original. We spent s a very good afternoon and we learned the mechanism of these figurines. We will return with our children.
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  • Nice Museum to visit even with a girl of 2 years and a half. temporary exhibition on the excellent music instruments.
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  • What a great place ,everyone will enjoy it no matter what there age.
  • Nice collection of automata which some are animated. You never see the mechanisms, it did y almost no explanations on the history of robots, it's a shame. Nice temporary exhibition on world music instruments.
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  • Fermoso e encantador. Hai autómatas de máis de 100 anos funcionando. Divertido, educativo e histórico. Mola.