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Clock Museum (Uhrenmuseum)

Schulhof 2, Vienna 1010, Austria (Innere Stadt)
+(43) 1 533 22 65
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Ranked #102 of 412 Attractions in Vienna
Type: Specialty Museums
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Stockport, United Kingdom
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71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

I really like clocks so took up the opportunity to visit the clock museum on my holiday to Vienna. Was told on entering that all the clocks would go off on the hour, so was disappointed that we didn't hear a single one! Museum consists of three floors with clocks from different times on each floor, with the top floor... More

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Heraklion Crete
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48 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

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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61 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 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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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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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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16 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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35 helpful votes 35 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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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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27 helpful votes 27 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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