Musée des pierres et du lapidaire

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Presentation

Museum redrawing the history(story) until today of the job(business) by the taillerie of fine and precious stones; the manufacturing of jewels with these stones. Video, stony collection and gemstones.
If for people of our region the concise word is still well anchored in reports(memoirs), it is not the same for the majority of the persons, there moreover, do you know whom is a lapidary? Our museum, situated in Mijoux, will allow you to discover more in detail the origins of this job(business) and more generally the wonderful world of stones gemstones. You will discover it an exhibition(exposure) of raw and cut stones resulting from all over the world as well as a selection of equipments of time used by the Lapidaries of High Jura.
To perfect this discovery, a video explains the various stages of the size of stones as well as the origins of this atypical job in our region.
OuvertureFrom 01/01 to 04/11 between 9.30 am and 6.30 pm.
Closed on Monday.
Visit from 10h to 12h and from 14h30 to 18h
In Summer and Winter : open 7 / 7 days.

From 19/11 to 12/12 between 9.30 am and 6.30 pm.
Closed on Monday.
Visit from 10h to 12h and from 14h30 to 18h
In Summer and Winter : open 7 / 7 days.

From 13/12 to 31/12 between 9.30 am and 6.30 pm.
Closed on Monday.
Visit from 10h to 12h and from 14h30 to 18h
In Summer and Winter : open 7 / 7 days.
General informations
  • Group tour services :
    • Guided group tours on request
  • Visit :
    • Tour free of charge
Equipment & Services
  • Shop :
    • Shop

Tarifs

Free entry.
Contact
Musée des pierres et du lapidaire
Route Val Mijoux
01410
Mijoux
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  • Spoken language(s) :
    • French
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Destination
Musée des pierres et du lapidaire
Route Val Mijoux
01410
Mijoux
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 46.365854
Longitude : 5.995939
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