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Museum CIMA

rue de l' Industrie 2, Sainte-Croix 1450, Switzerland
+41 24 454 44 77
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good . but there could be some improvements

While the general visite is very interesting we have been disappointment by the fact that they do... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017

It was more than a surprise the pieces they have put together. And a guided tour at that. Dedicated... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2016
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rue de l' Industrie 2, Sainte-Croix 1450, Switzerland
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

While the general visite is very interesting we have been disappointment by the fact that they do NOT really show that their showpieces don't only have a past but also a today and, it seems, a tomorrow with the current REUGE collection. Why not show...More

Thank Geneva2009
Reviewed 30 May 2016

It was more than a surprise the pieces they have put together. And a guided tour at that. Dedicated to the task. Extremely useful.

Thank Sinhagiri2014
Reviewed 3 September 2014

There are already several reviews recommending an excursion to the mountain town of Ste. Croix and indeed the windy (though certainly not scary) serpentine road with gorgeous views of the lake in the distance and the high Alps adds to the experience! In fact my...More

Thank Hoosierromy
Reviewed 6 May 2014

I went to this museum about music boxes and automates by coincidence. I had heard of it and thought i would try. We really all liked it very much (2 girls aged 8 & 10 + me). It is really a well kept secret...anyway the...More

1  Thank BernieBird
Reviewed 16 October 2013

What an excellent surprise! i would definitely recommend the guided tour. They have such exclusive pieces and exquisite pieces! What a delight.

Thank Tango01
Reviewed 13 October 2013

Saint Croixe was the source of the music box, the little barrel with pins in that as it turns plays a tune on a fine comb of metal teeth. Today there is only one manufacturer left but in the past there were hundreds employed in...More

1  Thank milner2000
Reviewed 8 April 2013

This time (my second visite) I went with friends which initially thought that a music box is only for the old and elderly. However, thanks to the fact that the museum also shows todays production from Reuge this museum really is worthwile the 41 turns...More

Thank Geneva2009
Reviewed 7 October 2012

Not in a center of switzerland but absolutely worthwile to spend a few hours. Guided tours as per their website for the museum part and a great reuge music box store in the same building for very current pieces. Great history but also todays masterpieces.

1  Thank Geneva2009
Reviewed 28 June 2012

Informative and fun. Guided tour in French but with English written commentary .........not to be missed.

1  Thank Patricia H
Reviewed 9 May 2012

I wasn't sure if I would be interested in a tour of a music box factory, but I was pleasantly surprised. It was remarkable to see the craftsmanship from over a hundred years ago, still working.

Thank George F
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