Musée de la Lunette


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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 and know-how to develop a whole new industrial sector, still recognized throughout the world for its creativity and quality.

Through our permanent exhibits, enter the world of French eyewear manufacturers and their colelctions, and discover how young designers are creating the glasses of the future.

The Eyewear Museum houses one of the most prestigious frame collections in the world. The Essilor - Pierre Marly collection consists of just under 2500 objects. Starting in the XIIIth , this collection will take you across continents and introduce you to exceptionnal pieces. Discover the lorgnette of Sarah Bernhardt, the glasses of Victoire de France (Louis XV's daughter), the famous slit frame sunglasses of the Courrèges fashion house and the refracting telescopes of the XVIIIth century explorers.

The Eyewear Museum will also hep you to understand the fonctioning of the eye, the organ of vision. With our entertaining exhibits, learn about the main eye disorders and try not to get fooled by our optical illusions.


  Min Max Information(s) complementaire(s)
Child rate 4 From 6 to 18 years old
Children's group rate 2.5
Base rate - full rate adult 6
Group rate 5
Gratuities - - - 6 years old, youth benefit card.
Rate for large families 15
Student's rate 5
Other rate 5
Other rate 5

Moyen de paiement : Credit card, Payment cards, Cheques and postal orders, Holiday vouchers, Cash

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Dates and time

  • Day H.
    Monday Closed
    Tuesday Closed
    Wednesday From 14h00 at 18h00
    Thursday From 14h00 at 18h00
    Friday From 14h00 at 18h00
    Saturday From 14h00 at 18h00
    Sunday From 14h00 at 18h00
  • From 14h00 at 17h00

    From 14h00 at 17h00

    From 10h00 at 12h30 And From 13h30 at 18h30



Place Jean-Jaurès

Bourgogne Franche Comté Tourisme
Montagnes du Jura
Parc National du Haut Jura
Jura Tourisme
Office de Tourisme de France