Museum of the comb and the plastics processing industry
Centre Culturel Aragon
88 cours de Verdun
01100 Oyonnax
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Museum of the comb and the plastics processing industry

Come along and discover the history of plastics - their uses, how they are made and the creative side of producing plastic parts, from routine artefacts to luxury objects.
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Installed in the heart of the Sillicon Valley, Oyonnax museum, unique in Europe, tell the long and fascinating industrial story about a town and its valley, from combs in box tree to the future plastics processing industry.
It's in this way of object's life, machinery and men, that join comb's specificities and ornament of hairstyle in its technical, symbolic, artistic aspects and plastics in its different applications.
So it mix hairstyle ornaments, parts of decorative art, toys of childhood, design furniture, fancy glasses, domestic objects or still designer models in a revisited course for the reopenning of 2011.


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Openned on holidays for groups in a guided tour on preliminary reservation


  • Municipal museum
  • Musée de France


  • French


  • Group accepted
  • Minimum group size: 8
  • Maximum group size: 50


From 03/02 to 27/12 between 2 pm and 6 pm.
Closed Monday and Sunday.
Open exceptionally on 01/03, 05/04, 03/05, 07/06, 05/07, 02/08, 06/09, 04/10 and 01/11.


Adult: 2.60 to 3.60 €
Student: 2 €
Group adults: 4.10 to 4.60 €
Group children: 0 to 2.80 €.

Free entry for children < 16 years.
Group rate available for > 8 people.

Services and comforts

  • Shop
  • Coach access
  • Guided tours
  • Educational visits


  • Temporary exhibition
  • Children's entertainment


  • Parking
  • Car park
  • Coach parking


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