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Musée de la Machine à Écrire et à Calculer

Cultural activity ,  For children in Montmorillon

  • The Musée de la Machine à Écrire et à Calculer will invite us to discover old machines, to listen to them operate, and to observe the mechanism from the times of carefully written letters with fountain pen and the time of computers.
    It is impossible to mention all the brands of these typewriters but some of them may evoke memories: Japy, Hermes, Olivetti, Olympia, Remington, Underwood...
    And what about the measuring instruments presented : from the abacuses to the Napier bones to the...
    The Musée de la Machine à Écrire et à Calculer will invite us to discover old machines, to listen to them operate, and to observe the mechanism from the times of carefully written letters with fountain pen and the time of computers.
    It is impossible to mention all the brands of these typewriters but some of them may evoke memories: Japy, Hermes, Olivetti, Olympia, Remington, Underwood...
    And what about the measuring instruments presented : from the abacuses to the Napier bones to the arithmometers built by Thomas de Colmar or Payen…
    Indirectly, some of them will allow even those of us who are not born mathematicians to understand some calculation methods !
    Our children, young and old, will be able to practice on some machines... and even forget for a moment their smartphones and tablets…
  • Spoken languages
Services
  • Accessibility
    • Mobility impaired
      • Accessible aux personnes à mobilité réduite.
  • Rates
  • Free
  • Group
    20 €
Openings
  • From January 1, 2021
    until March 31, 2021
  • Tuesday
    10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday
    10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday
    10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Sunday
    10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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