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German Clock Museum

Robert-Gerwig-Platz 1, D-78120 Furtwangen, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
00 49 7723 920 117
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Ranked #1 of 5 Attractions in Furtwangen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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Adelaide, Australia
15 reviews 15 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

If you are in the Black Forest and like clocks then this place is great! Even for people that don't have an interest in clocks (like us), it was a very well presented museum with good information. We spent two hours there easily.

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Bucharest, Romania
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Wonderful museum with different Clocks of different ages. Great for family with children. There is a wonderful little treasure hunt for kids all ages. Overall this museum will definitely not disappoint you.

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58 reviews 58 reviews
20 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

First of all if you are a cuckoo clock lover or indeed any type of lover of watches or clocks then you are in for a big treat. It is a hard place to find if I am honest but once inside it is well documented and has everything you need to know about clocks, watches etc. All the main... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

The museum has a comprehensive collection of clocks showing how things have changed thoughout the years and the tour is great and informative. Would definitely recommend checking it out! Loved looking at some of the older time pieces and the effort that went into making them is astounding! The bus trip over the mountain to get from Triberg to the... More

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Houston, Texas
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111 reviews 111 reviews
7 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I visited this museum on April 24, and it was fantastic! We arrived just before 11 AM, paid for the tour, and were the only two on it! So, we got the English version and it was great! Very interesting and a phenomenal collection of clocks and watches. It was very cool!

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Hawalli, Kuwait
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 via mobile

Whether interested in clock manufacturing or clock collection or just for fun and curiosity, this is the right museum to visit, as a matter of fact it is a live documentation show , I really admire those inventors and dedicated pepole who have made our lives easy, you can notice also how precision and accurate craft man ship were that... More

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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Despite my co-travellers' protestations that this was just a collection of old clocks, this museum comprehensively catalogues the history of time. There is the science in the early clocks and mechanisms tracking movement of the moons, stars and planets; artwork from all eras on and in the craftsmanship of the clocks; the poetry of motion; the politics of creating calendars;... More

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Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Not quite what we were expecting, but interesting enough. Good drive to the area, coming from the North. Parking was a bit challenging to find. Not alot to choose from and museum was not clearing identified as being the clock museum.

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Top Contributor
101 reviews 101 reviews
37 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit - especially the sweet woman who told us (in English) about the instrumentals (calliope, old wooden "juke box," organ grinder instrument). We spent at least two hours here. Most of the descriptions are in German, but the little book given to us when we entered was very helpful! I loved that the clocks (especially the... More

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Hollywood, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

My better half is a clock collector so this was heaven to him. And I adored the history as well as the presentations from the staff of the unusual musical pieces.

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