About the Museum
The Musée Atelier Audemars Piguet immerses visitors in the Swiss manufacturer's cultural universe past, present and future. A space of live craft and encounters entwining contemporary architecture, pioneering scenography and traditional savoir-faire, the The Musée Atelier Audemars Piguet embodies the Manufacture's free spirit and devotion to the perpetuation of Haute Horlogerie in the Vallée de Joux and beyond.
In 2014, BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group) won the architectural competition Audemars Piguet hosted to expand its historical premises. The firm designed a contemporary spiral-shaped glass pavilion to complement the company's oldest building, where Jules Louis Audemars and Edward Auguste Piguet set their workshop, technically a start-up of the old times, in 1875. This architectural combination symbolises the blend of tradition and forward thinking at the heart of Audemars Piguet's craftsmanship, while honouring its deep-rooted origins in the Vallée de Joux. BIG's high-concept spiral, seamlessly rising from the ground, offers a pristine setting for the masterpieces of technicity and design which have taken shape, year after year, in this remote valley of the Swiss Jura Mountains.