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Museum van het Nederlandse Uurwerk

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museum of clocks

this is a small cottage located just after the canal. you will find a whole range of ancient clocks... read more

Reviewed November 21, 2018
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
For clocks and watches

Clocks and watches are not something I am interested in but I still found the museum worth spendind... read more

Reviewed March 22, 2018
Helsinki, Finland
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Reviewed June 16, 2019

A clock museum is not something that you see everyday, however as a clock collector, it was a must see part of our visit to Zaanse Schans. While it is small, it has a great collection of different types of clocks and watches so it...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed December 23, 2018 via mobile

Take the time to look at the clocks in this small museum. There is an entrance fee of €10, but this can be reduced by taking advantage of some of the special offers. The museum is small and is not suited to anyone who just...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 21, 2018

this is a small cottage located just after the canal. you will find a whole range of ancient clocks all well displayed. the owner is very informative and he can give you a good history about the clocks. worth the visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

The concept of time plays an important role in everyone's life. The Museum of the Dutch Clock (MNU) is the only museum in the Netherlands to display an overview of the history of time measurement in the Netherlands. The center of gravity of the collection...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed June 11, 2018

There is a museum dedicated to the Zaanse clocks,never seen so may clocks in one place. The curator is so knowledgable of all the clocks on premises

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

Clocks and watches are not something I am interested in but I still found the museum worth spendind an hour or so.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed November 20, 2017

We did not go into the clock museum, however right next to it is the very first Albert Hiejn market. In case you don't know, Albert Heijn is a supermarket chain in Holland (Americans might know Stop n Shop, same company). It is just a...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed May 26, 2017

Even if you know nothing about clocks and watches, this little museum is just lovely and absolutely worthwhile. It takes about 30 to 45 minutes to visit (unless you are passionate about clocks, then it would take a few hours) and it is just so...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed December 14, 2016

What a lovely day we had visiting all the old buildings and lovely memories we will well received and the people in the various shops very friendly

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Charmaine E
Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

I've been in this museums and i paid 7 euros (with a student card but the real price is 10 euros) but I still don't get why we paid for that. The "museums" is really little 2/3 rooms with a lot of old clocks ,...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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