CIMA (International Centre of Art Mechanics)

Specialised in the music box industry since the mid-19C, the town has a museum that takes visitors into a magical world with some true masterpieces on show. There are music boxes dating back to 1796, automata, phonographs, instruments from salons, fairs and street performers all seem to come back to life.

Useful information

Address:

2 rue de l'Industrie, 1450 Ste-Croix

Phone:

+41 24 454 44 77

Price:

14 CHF (-16 years old 7 CHF)

Opening hours

guided tour Tue-Sun, Jul‑Sep: 10.30am, 2pm, 3.30pm; May-Jun and Oct: 2pm, 3.30pm; Nov-Apr: Tue-Fri 3pm, weekends 2pm and 3.30pm - closed 25 Dec

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