MUSÉE DE L'OPTIQUE

MUSÉE DE L'OPTIQUE

Microscope type Cuff signé 'Gilbert London' (vers 1780)
Photo: Musée de l'Optique

Musée de l'Optique - Biesheim

Enhanced by the enchanted setting of the Optical Museum, over 450 objects describe the evolution of Optics during the last three hundred years, in vastly different fields encompassing Astronomy, Nautical Instruments, Topography, Microscopy, Laser and Holography. Unique in France, the Museum is proud of the regional technical heritage: several Alsatian-born mechanical engineers and scientists such as Jecker, Kalt, Thomas, Silbermann or Alfred Kastler, the Physics Nobel Prize, achieved international fame and greatly contributed to the development of Optics and of Precision Mechanics. The Museum was one of the laureates of the Alsace Foundation in 1993.

Place de la Mairie
Le Capitole
68600 Biesheim

Tél : 03 89 72 01 59
Fax : 03 89 72 01 67

Gare la plus proche
19 km - Colmar

  • Description
  • Opening days

Description

Type of site to visit: Museum and planetarium

Package visits offered: Free visit

Themes: Science and technology

Length of visit/event: 1h30 min

Opening days

Opening hours: Wednesdays and Fridays: 2 pm - 5.30 pm. Thursdays: 9 am-12 noon and 2 pm-5.30 pm. Saturdays and Sundays: 2 pm-5 pm. The Museum is closed on Easter Sunday, Ascension Thursday, May 1, November 1 and from December 24 thru' January 1 included.

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