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Musee de l'Automate, Souillac

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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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  • Actually most of the items in this museum hardly can be called toys. All are crafted by masters, some are animated and some don't move. However, all are intricately made and amazing in their detail. T...  more »
  • If you love antique toys, hand carved puppets, etc don't miss this marvelous place. Very friendly and helpful staff. One of the best museums I've seen. I wish I could fill my house with these charming...  more »
  • I had a rather strange experience here as I was the only one in the museum on my visit. Some of the exhibits come to life as you go round - triggered by a sensor, others have a little video of them in...  more »
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  • What a great place ,everyone will enjoy it no matter what there age.
  • Very nice Museum that makes us go back to childhood. This is the second time that j is just... . Always with the same pleasure
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  • It's a shame that he was more disappointed when even as before animation. .
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  • Static exposed automatons, we should rather call it a Museum of dolls?
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  • Since little ds region, I have never seen this type of store with so many missing product each week.
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