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Clock Museum (Uhrenmuseum)

Neighborhood: Innere Stadt
Specialty museums, Museums
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Address: Schulhof 2, Vienna 1010, Austria
Phone Number: +(43) 1 533 22 65
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Very surprised -- kids enjoyed it!!

We stopped in the Clock Museum the other day since it was free for the first Sunday of the month. I will be honest and say that otherwise we would not have made a trip to see it... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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Vienna, Austria
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164 reviews 164 reviews
46 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

We stopped in the Clock Museum the other day since it was free for the first Sunday of the month. I will be honest and say that otherwise we would not have made a trip to see it, but we were very surprised at how enjoyable we found it. Our kids (ages 6 and 10) were fascinated by the different... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

If you are very into clocks then I advise going but calling it a museum is stretching it. Yes there are some placards saying what each clock is and when it's made etc but the descriptions are short. I expected a little history on clockmaking, how clocks worked and some education. In fact it is just a collection of clocks.... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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16 reviews 16 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I went there with 25 8 year olds, so the experience is probably a bit differnt than if you go quietly with your family. Nevertheless I thought it was great. I am not that much of a nerd but I am big fan of watches. If you go book a guided tour it is worth the extra money. The lady... More 

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Trogen, Switzerland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I was really surprised when I enter in this museum. There is a lot of clocks you can see and they are really interesting. If you are in the center, I recommend this museum. Every first Sunday in the month it is free entrance.

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Dortmund, Germany
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Interesting museum in the center of Vienna. It is fascinating to see the history of the clock and the shapes it had over the years. I recommand it.

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Vienna, Austria
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97 reviews 97 reviews
16 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

The clock museum is in the historic Vienna centre. It is a four story building with about 3 rooms and 100 clocks in each floor. Very interesting clocks. For children and adults. The written descriptions are in German and English. The staff, on the other hand, is awful. First, they speak only German. Two, they are looking at your very... More 

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Port Ewen, New York
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71 attraction reviews
241 helpful votes 241 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This museum has lots of clocks of all sizes and shapes. Small museum, located on 3 floors. Took about 1/2 hour to go through the museum and see the various clocks. Good museum for the price. I believe there was a discount for Vienna card holders.

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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24 attraction reviews
108 helpful votes 108 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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129 reviews 129 reviews
67 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 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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63 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 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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