• Cultural, Entertainment/recreation

Night of the Museums

On the occasion of the European Night of Museums, come and discover Les Gets museum from a different angle. On the theme of "Power and madness of mechanical music"

Cultural, Entertainment/recreation Night of the Museums Les Gets

About

On Saturday 18 May 2024 from 21:00:00 in 00:00:00
Les Gets (74260)

PROGRAM

9:00 p.m.: The Mécanophone and its 42 horns cross the village amidst a din of horns to the entrance of the museum.
9:30 p.m.: Welcome with fanfare at the foot of the access stairs to the museum.
9:45 p.m.: Ascend to the museum with music via the illuminated steps.
10:00 p.m.: The mechanical carillon sets its 13 bells in motion in the reception hall.
10:15 p.m.: Concert hall, the automatic pianos start up one after the other, followed by the orchestrions, then the string instruments and suddenly they are all playing together!!
10:45 p.m.: Crossing the Imperial Gallery among the crazy barrel organs.
11:00 p.m.: Fairground Hall, the fairground and street organs will play their music one after the other, then all in chorus in a terrible cacophony...
11:30 p.m.: At the Cabaret-Guinguette, we can listen in turn to the dance organs, the limonaires, the player pianos and there again all these amazing people will mutiny and make their music resound in a deafening din.
11:45 p.m.: Evacuation to Place Limonaire in the still calm night, but not for long. Suddenly the Mécanophone arrives for a little concert with great sound (its music carries up to 8km), accompanied by a friendly drink.
24:00: The fireworks will end this nighttime noise.

Prices

Free of charge.

Reception

Languages spoken : English, French
Languages of documentation : English, French

Dates

Saturday 18 May 2024 between 9 pm and 12 am.

Access

Musée de la Musique Mécanique 294 rue du Vieux Village 74260 Les Gets

The museum is located next to the church.
For disabled access, please contact the museum reception desk.

  • Hearing disability
  • Mental disability
  • Visual disability
  • Accessible for wheelchairs with assistance
  • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
  • Reserved space 330 cm wide < 100 m from the site
  • Even flooring with no obstacles
  • Absence of protrusions > 2 cm
  • Minimum aisle width of 90 cm
  • Doors >=77 cm wide
  • Lift (80 x 130 cm) and door >= 77 cm
  • Reception desk between 70-80 cm high
  • WC + grab handle + adequate space to move
  • Possibility of drop-off in front of the site
Motor Disability

All areas of the museum are wheelchair accessible.

Information update on 06/02/2024 by Office de Tourisme des Gets