Off the beaten path: Monaco

Monaco, the second smallest country in the world after Vatican City, the European tax and gambling haven, the James Bond playground, has a great balance of historical and modern attractions to offer to its visitors. Off the beaten path travelers will enjoy the weird museum of dolls and automatons of yesteryear, the oceanographic museum with the unusual wunderkammer, exotic gardens and interesting architecture.

Automatons and Dolls of Yesteryear in Monaco

Automatons and Dolls of Yesteryear is a somewhat creepy exhibition in the National Museum of Monaco, featuring Madeleine de Galea's collection of mechanical toys and dolls from the period of 18th-19th…