Galerie desMerveilles

An eminent watchmaking family in the early 18th century, the Jaquet-Droz family left behind them an incredible legacy, of which the most famous pieces are three humanoid automata. Pierre and Henry-Louis tirelessly created and exported their treasures all over the world, including – and this was a first for the time – to the famous Forbidden City in Beijing. The variety of creations and the meticulous care afforded to every piece, with each one adorned with the finest decoration, have with time become a true trademark. This art of amazement has become Jaquet Droz’s very signature. In homage to its founders, Montres Jaquet Droz SA regularly enriches its Museum's collections with new masterpieces found in every corner of the globe.