THE HOUSE OF AUTOMATA
32 High Street, Forres, Scotland, IV36 1DB
Open thursdays & Fridays 10-4, Saturday 10-1
Email: email@example.com - T: 07790 719 097
VISIT 'THE HOUSE OF AUTOMATA' IN FORRES - the thing to do for all the family.
Please Note: WINTER BREAK - Exhibition/Shop closed - JAN 10th to MARCH 15th, 2024.
Automata kits, magic, puzzle boxes, musical boxes, animated cards and scientificand technical items in a shop of unusual and exciting presents at all price levels.
The shop also offers a peek into the world famous restoration workshop and a preview of the exhibition with coin operated
automata to play while you browse including mechanical singing birds, a Victorian diorama and a huge music box.
- Rare antique automata, modern automata, and the mechanisms that move them.
- Operate antique and modern automata yourself with exciting interactive displays.
- Search for the 'Dinky Dozen' - (12 micro-automata hidden very well) .
- Impressive antique Automata with QR code films showing the automata performing.
Open: Thurday, Friday (10-4pm ) and Saturday morning (10-1pm).
£7 adults /£5 children
Allow about an hour for your visit - Some steps and uneven surfaces (ramp available).
Group visits: other times, by appointment.
'BOUTIQUE FANTASTIQUE' Two special Christmas Shows for December on Thursday 21st at 7pm & Thursday 28th at 3pm- A series of special live events for a small audience. Tickets £15 /12, advance booking required. Sorry both events now SOLD OUT - 'The Exhibition' is still open as normal for visitors, see above.
We also offer Private Tours - The Automata Experience
- An informal talk with demonstrations of some of the finest automata performing in front of you
- Behind the scenes tour of the workshop, seeing tools, techniques and the latest restorations on the bench
- Private tour of the exhibition and collection of automata with demonstrations of your choice of automata
£45 per person (min two people, contact us for larger group rates ). Duration: One hour plus
A special private event for you, arranged when The House of Automata is closed to the public.
To book: firstname.lastname@example.org or call: 07790 719 097