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Clock Museum (Uhrenmuseum)

Schulhof 2, Vienna 1010, Austria (Innere Stadt)
+(43) 1 533 22 65
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Ranked #105 of 407 attractions in Vienna
Type: Specialty Museums
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Heraklion Crete
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86 reviews 86 reviews
44 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

Ok, I will write just excellent, and just to clarify, that if you don't like watches or clocks, don't visit chaps. The ones who like these small piece s of art, I will strongly suggest you to visit. Amazing variety from the first clocks to modern.... Found some watches never seen before. Unfortunately there is no guide available, but you... More

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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50 reviews 50 reviews
42 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Compared to other museums in Vienna this is a rather small. It has 3 floors with lots of stairs. Each floor has a few rooms with clocks. Some of the information that you can read on the wall is helpful. We were especially interested in seeing how large clocks in church towers operate. There were clocks smaller than a thimble... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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23 reviews 23 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
85 helpful votes 85 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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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 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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85 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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74 reviews 74 reviews
19 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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38 reviews 38 reviews
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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Tel Aviv District, Israel
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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