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German Clock Museum

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Address: Robert-Gerwig-Platz 1, D-78120 Furtwangen, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Phone Number: 00 49 7723 920 117
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The museum is located in the city of Furtwangen in the Schwarzwald region. Its looks brand new or maybe it was after a massive renovation. The exhibits are on display on 4 levels... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum is located in the city of Furtwangen in the Schwarzwald region. Its looks brand new or maybe it was after a massive renovation. The exhibits are on display on 4 levels. They have approximately 8,000 watches and clocks on display, collected from all over the world. You will see many Cuckoo Clocks which are typical to this province... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

A very nice way to spend a hour if your in the area. Assistant at the desk very helpfull and very good English too. Obviusly lots of super clocks and watches to look at. Plenty of cheap on street parking near by for the car. Lat/Long N48.05076° E8.20815°

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Richmond, VA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Interesting site to see the history of German clock - both old and new. Not as big as expected, and smaller as well. But we stayed for a couple of hours looking and discussing all of the different designs.

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1 Thank thesometimetraveler
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

As we were staying in the black forest it felt right to have a trip to the German Clock Museum; mainly for the cuckoo clocks :-) The museum was bigger than it looked and we spent around 1.5 hours there looking round the collection which included both German and English heritage clocks and music boxes The museum was not what... More 

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Moab
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

The musuem is easy to find, but you should take a metered parking space, to be near to the museum. It is a very nice museum, with audible and visible exponates. There are also some English and French descriptions. Besides the watches and clocks, there is also an area with mechanical music makers. For the best impression take guided tour.... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Having read previous reviews decided to visit. So glad we did. We really enjoyed it. A leaflet was provided in English to tell you everything and we found it fascinating. If you like clocks or history I would definitely recommend a visit.

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Muncie, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is a very nice museum but I was a little disappointed that everything was written in German. The staff did make sure to give us an English booklet to go through the museum but it did not seem to follow the flow of the museum so was therefore hard to follow. There was a wide display of clocks. Not... More 

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Ballina, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

My wife loved this place. I am not big on museums but it certainly had a fantastic display of clocks from all through history. You had to take a booklet if you only spoke/read English so this made it a little slower. You could easily spend a couple of hours here if you were really into clocks. Great display and... More 

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Qiryat Yam, Hefa, Israel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Nothing special. Many clocks. We were only visitors in whole museum.Good for those who likes history.

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Furtwangen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

I visited it as a university extra activity that they offer to workers, to create your own cocco clock , and after the round, which had a lot of interesting watches and big old ones, that still work until now, some other ones so complicated for their time, really nice day

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