The 100 automata on display at the Musée des Automates each hold a unique and enticing surprise for visitors. Experience the chilling ambiance of a bygone era as you travel through time and space and relive it.Visitors are welcome to investigate and learn about these peculiar mechanical creations, which serve as art and toys.
Every year during the holiday season, this place is swarmed with crowds of parents and children, all of whom have their faces pressed up against the glass.
The fantastic glass actors at the Museum of Automates in Falaise allow guests to re-create the eerie atmosphere of a bygone era while traveling through time and space to dream with them. During an extraordinary production, 300 automata perform their signature gestures and mimes in a setting that has been recreated to look like the streets of Paris.
Peynet, Dubout, and Effel, three of the most well-known illustrators in history, were responsible for the conception of each of the more than ten different scenes made available by the Ateliers Roullet-Decamps in Paris. They took the day's happenings as their point of departure and gave them a poetic, fey, or burlesque twist as their source of creativity.
Every presentation serves as a living demonstration of the inventiveness and creativity of the human race. By pressing the buttons that activate each teeny character, visitors can find hidden interactive surprises in this engaging and one-of-a-kind exhibition.
The visit allows guests to view a collection of more than 300 animated automata on display for the Christmas holidays between 1920 and 1960 in the display cases of Grands Magasins Parisiens such as Les Galeries Lafayette, La Samaritaine, Le Bon Marché, and The Magasins du Louvre. This can be done by taking a stroll through a recreation of a street in Paris. Other Grands Magasins Parisiens include Les Galeries Lafayette, La Samari .
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