From lakes to mountains

Haut Jura Grandvaux
From lakes to mountains


Haut Jura is the country of wooden toys, goggles, pipes... such a creativity in our county, where many different trades were born. The history of these inventions and of the industrial economy will be taught to you in our museums.


Écomusée - Maison Michaud


At entry of La Combe des Cives, the Michaud house opens its doors to you. From the cellar with cheese to the Upper Houses, from barn to the stable, the Ecomusée Maison Michaud evokes the country life during last centuries. Come to discover men's ingeniousness who knew how to adapt their...


Musée des maquettes


During his all life Marcel Yérly created about hundred wooden scales from 50 cm to 3 meters. He reproduced identically all the mechanical parts of cars, train, boats, motorcycles, etc. Presented by a film of 15 minutes you can visit, this exhibition of 1000 m². During the visit you will also...


Ancienne fruitière - Le Chalet du Coin d'aval


In the village of Fort-du-Plasne, the association « Les Amis du Grandvaux » will guide you in this former cheese factory built in 1825, to the discovery of traditionnal cheese making, the importance of the activities in the local environment. 2€/pax; 30€/group.


Maison du Parc Naturel du Haut-Jura


The permanent exhibition "Haut-Jura, terre vivante” (Haut-Jura, a land full of life) allows you to travel through playful, colourful and interactive installations portraying each of the various characteristics that make up the Haut-Jura: its landscapes, flora and fauna, know-how, forests and...


Atelier des savoir-faire


Five areas will enable you to find out more about woodturning, Haut-Jura craftsmen and art and craft occupations. From the raw materials to the finished objects, from the tool to the skilled hand, thousands of items reveal this rich know-how. With temporary exhibitions and special events all year...


Le Monde des Automates


A collection of more than 90 automatons in motion to be discovered in about thirty paintings. Characters inspired by the Jean de la Fontaine's, scenes of evereyday life... Come and spend a magical moment full of nostalgia. Informations and game booklets will be available at the reception. We...

Musée de la Boissellerie


The woodcraft museum : Housed in a renovated hydraulic sawmill,it presents the many uses of spruce wood :produc- tion of cheese boxes,boxes for pharmaceutical use and skis. Demonstrations,films.Printed guide available in English.


Musée du jouet


For children from 3 years old. Children’s tour, games booklet, audio-video guide, temporary exhibitions, storytelling visits, creative and educational workshops, digital games areas, videos, shows, indoor and outdoor playgrounds. Audio-video guide available in English, German and Dutch. Prior...

Espace des Mondes Polaires



Musée de la Lunette


The Eyewear Museum Located in Morez (Jura - Franche-Comté - France), birthplace of the global optics industry, the Eyewear Museum takes you on a tour of the history of glasses. In 1796, frames were born from a single nail in Morez. Disciver how the people of the Haut Jura used their ingenuity...

Office de tourisme Haut-Jura Grandvaux

1 rue de la boite
39150 Saint-Laurent en Grandvaux Mail:

Phone: 0033 384 60 15 25

Winter holidays, july and august : Every day 8.30-12.30 / 2-5.30 pm, closed on sunday afternoon.
Christmas holidays and rest of the year : From monday to saturday 8.30-12 / 2-5pm.
Closed on wednesday and saturday afternoon during school time and on bank holidays. July 14th and August 15th, open in the morning only.
December 24 and 31, open 8.30-3pm.

  • Parc Nature Régional du Haut Jura
  • Montagne du Jura
  • Comité Régional du Tourisme de Bourgogne Franche Comté
  • Conseil général du Jura
  • Comité départemental du Jura
  • Office de Tourisme de France

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