There are 51 items filed under amazing automata.

Salzburg, Austria

Schloss Hellbrunn

Trick water gardens from 1619 featuring a 200 piece mechanical theater powered by water
18 Nov 2014
Neuchâtel, Switzerland

Jaquet-Droz Automata

These magnificent 240-year-old machines are considered distant ancestors of the computer
06 Jun 2014
Kita-ku, Japan


Japan's first automaton went missing, only to be revived by the Osaka Science Museum
06 Jun 2014
San Diego, California

1895 Looff Carousel

One of the few remaining carousels built by master amusement park carver Charles I.D. Looff
06 Jun 2014
Cambridge, England

The Corpus Clock & Chronophage

Numberless clock creates a meal of time for the dreaded, insectile Chronophage
31 Dec 2013
Paris, France

The Defender of Time

A mechanized clock where a man fights off a dragon, crab, and rooster
31 Dec 2013
Lier, Belgium

The Zimmer Clock Tower and Museum

A 14th century fortified keep showcases the masterpieces of a 20th century ingenious clockmaker
21 Jul 2013
Barnard Castle, England

The Silver Swan

A perfectly running 230 year old silver automaton and music box
15 Jul 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague Astronomical Clock

Macabre astrological automaton clock dating to the late 1400s
30 Jun 2013
Vinnytsia, Ukraine

Roshen Fountain

The spectacular Roshen Fountain show lights up the night sky all summer long, until it "hibernates" under the ice waiting for spring to come
19 May 2013
Asbury Park, New Jersey

Asbury Park Casino and Carousel House

Vacant Beaux-Arts buildings that serve as reminders of a beach town’s glory days
26 Apr 2013
Shinjuku, Japan

Kabukicho Robot Restaurant

Cabaret where the show girls are all androids, and the patrons couldn't be more pleased
04 Apr 2013
Mansfield, Ohio

Mansfield Memorial Museum

The permanent home of Elektro, the celebrity automaton of the 1939 World's Fair
21 Mar 2013
Berlin, Germany

Monster Kabinett

Part art gallery, part haunted house, this robotic art display is a terrifying experience
22 Jan 2013
Kennebunkport, Maine

Seashore Trolley Museum

The world's oldest and largest museum of mass transit vehicles
27 Jul 2012
Saint-Cannat, France

Le Village des Automates

An often-shuddersome journey into a low-tech, robotic themepark.
18 Jul 2012
Venice, Italy

St. Mark's Clock Tower - Torre dell'Orologio

Go inside to really appreciate this 500-year-old technological masterpiece
10 Jul 2012
Tbilisi, Georgia

Leaning Tower of Tbilisi

Disheveled clock tower of Tbilisi's puppet theatre
01 Jul 2012

Old DC 3 Plane at Canaima Air Camp

The Canaima airstrip in Venezuela keeps an antique DC 3 plane in its camp.
03 Jun 2012
Verdú, Spain

Toy Museum of Catalonia - Museu del Jouget

Museum of amazing old toys and automata
23 May 2012
San Antonio, Texas

Magic Lantern Castle Museum

Only Museum dedicated to the history of the Magic Lantern
20 Apr 2012
Wetaskiwin, Canada

Reynolds-Alberta Museum

An automotive, farming machinery, and aviation museum located in Wetaskiwin, Alberta, Canada
19 Mar 2012
Partschins, Italy

Peter Mitterhofer Typewriter Museum

Typewriter museum housing more than 1,500 machines preserves the history of the grandfather of computers.
05 Mar 2012
Los Angeles, California

Tom Mankiewicz Conservation Carousel

A carousel trades in its classic horses and calliope for endangered species, native flora and fauna, and a modern soundtrack
26 Jan 2012
Belfast, Northern Ireland

Lord Mayor’s Parade, Belfast

Robotic car thieves, freakish animals and huge neon floats in Northern Ireland's capital
03 Jan 2012
Olomouc, Czech Republic

Olomouc's Communist Clock

Tiny communists hammer away on the Olomouc Astronomical Clock
31 Aug 2011
Beijing, China

The Amazing Robots of Wu Yulu

A chinese farmer builds robots from scrap
24 Aug 2011
Greater London, England

Cabaret Mechanical Theatre

Traveling collection of amazing automata
25 Apr 2011
Minneapolis, Minnesota

House of Balls

Funhouse of found art and participatory sculpture
06 Apr 2011
Farmington Hills, Michigan

Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum

Astounding collection of coin-operated games and automata
06 Apr 2011

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