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Clock Museum (Uhrenmuseum)

Schulhof 2, Vienna 1010, Austria (Innere Stadt)
+(43) 1 533 22 65
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Ranked #94 of 296 attractions in Vienna
Type: Specialty Museums
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Stockholm, Sweden
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

The museum contains many clocks from many eras, some of them very beautiful. I felt that it would have been more interesting if there would have been more material about the internals of how the clocks worked. There were some stabs at this, but too little and too sparse.

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Toronto, Canada
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139 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Excellent collection of timekeeping from 15th century onwards. The sundials and pocket watches are highlights.

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

My husband being a collector of clocks could not get over what an amazing collection of clocks all in one place. They were presented well and in chronological order of dates. It was interesting to see how the clocks had become more sophisticated over the years.

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Tehran, Iran
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86 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

The musumes worth a visit and there are some very interesting clocks,some times amazing for the time those constructed:a clock build completely by wood!

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Turin, Italy
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

From outside it could seem disappointing, but we found this an unusual museum, really well organised. It spreads on three floors, each one devoted to a specific period. Really interesting the first floor that refers to the Middle Ages (there is a12th century clock!!). The ticket's price is quite low, with many possible reductions.

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Gaeta, Italy
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18 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014 via mobile

There are three full floors of timepieces working chronologically as you move about the exhibit. The jewels of the collection are beautiful pocket watches. Worth a visit.

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Yardville, New Jersey
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28 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

My wife and I enjoyed the Clock Museum. It was several floors of timepieces, pocket watches, elaborate mantle and tall case clocks...and of course cuckoo clocks! Pictures are allowed and many of the beautiful displays are certainly worth a picture. A very nice hour to spend while seeing the city center.

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Berlin, Germany
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17 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

This is a small 3 stories bulding with clocks ordered by periods, everthing has explanation in English. Very recommended if are tired with all the "regular" huge museums.

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

We visited Vienna earlier this year and one of the nice attractions we discovered was Uhrenmuseum (Clock Museum) located near Judenplatz, in one of the oldest house in Vienna, dating back to the Middle Ages (entry 6 Euro per adult). In addition to being able to visit a historical building which accommodates the museum, the collection is quite unique and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013 via mobile

First of all do not go here just to have a quick look, dedicate around 2 hours. This museum has a variety of clocks, ranging from the medieval ages to our century. There are explanations on the walls or on cards for every single clock. As I have said earlier take your time, as it was my fault not to.... More

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