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The Toy Museum

Go back to your childhood…… In the very heart of the village of Moirans-en-Montagne, is nestled the museum of games and toys. The site has one of the most beautiful collections of games and toys in Europe (+2000)..

A brief history : The first wooden toys turned in Moirans-en-Montagne date back to 1820. Whistles and recorders, also known as flageolets, were the specialty of Moirantin turners. Around 1850, the “bibi”, a small whistle surmounted by a balloon, manufactured in thousands of copies in the locality, even earned him the nickname “Bibiville”. At the beginning of the 20th century, Moirans-en-Montagne became one of the main centres of woodturning and the toy capital. Bowling, rattles,…

  • Pipe and Diamond Museum in Sain-Claude
  • Abbey Museum in Saint-Claude
  • Museum of the Morez telescope
  • Museum of the Laughing Cow in Lons-le-Saunier
  • Museum of world feeding machines in Clairvaux-les-lacs
  • Museum of the lapidaries
  • and many others

Not forgetting the unmissable caves:
BAUME-LES-MESSIEURS, Moidons, Cerdon and Osselle.