The House of Automata, 32 High Street, Forres, IV36 1DB

E:,  T: 07790 719 097  

Our workshop is busy restoring and making automata so we are only able to 

 welcome visitors by appointment or why not book our popular tour:


As featured on Atlas Obscura

A guided tour that starts with an interactive exhibition of modern automata and a display of rare antique automata.

Informal talk with demonstrations of some of the finest automata in action.

Behind the scenes tour of the workshop.  

Duration:  approximately one hour

You will see close up; antique and modern automata wound up and working.  As well as broken and distressed automata with the opportunity to learn about some of the skills needed to repair them.  

Ball boy maria

A visit to the workshop is a unique  experience, we enjoy sharing our passion for automata whatever your level of interest.

£16 per person (contact us for family or group rates).

The tour is for a minimum of two people and a maximum of 8 persons per tour.

To book: 


T:  07790 719 097