La Musicienne, Henri-Louis Jaquet-Droz, 1774, détail, coll. MAHN

Date: Saturday 28th April 2012

The exceptional "Automates & merveilles" (Automata and marvels) exhibition, which is set across three sites, will be inaugurated during a day of celebrations attended by the local and district authorities, when everyone can discover the three exhibitions.

  • Le Locle: 10:00
    Automates & merveilles (Automata and marvels): Chefs-d'œuvre de luxe et de miniaturisation (Masterpieces of luxury and miniaturisation)
  • La Chaux-de-Fonds: 13:00
    Automates & merveilles (Automata and marvels): Merveilleux mouvements… surprenantes mécaniques (Marvellous movements… amazing mechanisms)
  • Neuchâtel: 15h00
    Automates & merveilles (Automata and marvels): Les Jaquet-Droz et Leschot (Pierre and Henri-Louis Jaquet-Droz and Jean-Frédéric Leschot)

Official inauguration of all of the exhibitions
15:00: Musée d'art et d'histoire, Neuchâtel