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"Musée de la Boissellerie"|
(Wood Craft Museum)
Located in a restored sawmill, the museum gives a presentation of different traditional activities and shows the wide variety of uses of the spruce tree (production of cheese-boxes...).
Place: Bois d'Amont|
Exhibit of objects discovered during excavation work in several Gallo-Roman necropolises.
"Ecomusée- Maison Michaud"|
A typical 17th Century farmhouse of the Haut-Doubs region. Objects and photographs exhibit relating to agricultural activities and woodworking of olden days.
Traditional country bread making and sale.
"Maison du Parc du Haut-Jura"|
(Haut-Jura National Park Center)
Discovery of the highly diversified Haut-Jura region (landscapes, fauna, flora, know-how, history, industries...) through a colorful and interactive setting.
"Maison du Lapidaire"|
Art, techniques and traditions in gems and precious stones cutting. Precious stones collection. Lapidary tools display and demonstration of their use.
"Musée de la Tournerie"|
(Lathe Turning Museum)
In his live museum, Mr Michaud, last practicing horn and ivory-turner (sculptor), explains and demonstrates the history of turning since its beginning in the 12th Century.
Free entry. Direct sale of souvenirs and gifts.
"Maison de la Flore"|
Seasonal exhibition of local flowers and plants. Collection of butterflies...
03-84-60-62-39 (off season)
"Musée du Jouet"|
Located in the heart of the Children Land and the Haut-Jura regional Park, the Museum displays one of a kind collection of 15,000 toys. Films. Boutique. Playgrounds.
"Viséum - Musée de la Lunette"|
Presentation of the evolution of this industrial activity. Eyeglasses collection from 1280 to present day. Exhibit of eyeglass frames manufacturing techniques and machines.
"Centre Paul Emile Victor"|
(Polar Expedition Museum)
Europe's first museum dedicated to polar exploration. Stuffed animals (bears), Pole explorers's authentic equipment and objects. Models and documents on Eskimos, Lapps and on the conquest of the Poles.
"Musée du Ski et de la Tradition Rousselande"|
Exhibition of sleds, skis and more
Place: Les Rousses|
"Musée de la Pipe et du Diamant"|
(Pipe and Diamond Museum)
Presentation of the history of the pipe in St Claude and how briar-wood pipe is made.
Exhibit of diamonds and stones with display of tools used in gem-cutting.
Place: Saint Claude|
"Forges de Syam"|
Exhibition and video on the history of this industrial site and on the techniques used to process steel.