The museum's collections hold several thousand domestic electrical objects and it is still one of the rare French museums where such objects may be found.
A genuine reference in terms of collections, ranging from rare objects from the 1900s to contemporary appliances, it displays a century of evolution.
The acquisition policy does not take technical evolution as the only criteria, as attested by the presence of electronics used for lamps in the 1920s and 1930s, to today's microprocessors.
The museum also attaches a lot of importance to design, trends in the various uses, shapes and materials. 19th century wood and metal objects can be seen, as well as an Art Nouveau kettle, the sleek lines of an Art Déco radiator, aerodynamic chromes of the 1950s or a colourful plastic record player from the 1970s...