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Museo de la Atalaya

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 1:15 PM
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Beautiful collection of clocks. Not just glass cases with clocks but accompanied by music, light... read more

Reviewed May 22, 2018
Jeroen V
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Perfect guidance, very interesting collection

This was really an interesting place to visit! Great collection of different clocks from e.g... read more

Reviewed March 23, 2018
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May 22, 2018
“Wow! ”
Mar 23, 2018
“Perfect guidance, very interesting collection”
La Atalaya Museums is a complex located in Jerez de la Frontera comprised of a venue for meetings and banquets in two twin wine cellars dated 1881 completely refurbished, and a museum devoted to antoque clocks and watches called The Palace of Time...more
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Calle Cervantes 3 | Jardines de la Atalaya, 11403 Jerez De La Frontera, Spain
+34 620 93 00 44
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Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful collection of clocks. Not just glass cases with clocks but accompanied by music, light and very beautiful decor. There is also a few walking sticks and pocket watches to see. Would recommend everyone to go here. Go there just before the hour to hear...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed March 23, 2018

This was really an interesting place to visit! Great collection of different clocks from e.g. France and England, facinating sounds of the clocks! Beautiful park outside. Lovely experience!

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed November 21, 2017

We aren't particularly interested in clocks, but this museum was rated well in our green Michelin guide. What a great museum! Beautiful clocks, beautifully displayed. It was the personal collection of a Portuguese man, according to the guide, who spoke English very well. She gave...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Miriam M, Director Comercial at Museo de la Atalaya, responded to this reviewResponded January 4, 2018

Thank you very much for your positive comments and opinion!!!!!

Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

Excellent Collection of French and English antique clocks. All of the clocks are beautifully maintained and presented. It does not take long to get around the collection.

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank DeonW_12
Reviewed January 26, 2016

It was amazing how beautiful the clocks were. Entry was 6 euros (3 euros if over 65). There was a huge assortment of beautiful clocks, primarily from the 18th and 19th century. The guided tour (approximately 50 minutes long): Daily guided sessions are on Monday...More

Date of experience: January 2016
2  Thank Diane K
Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

It was a little tricky to find but very worthwhile. The have a huge assortment of beautiful clocks, primarily from the 18th and 19th centuries. They also have a good assortment of clocks that function in unusual ways. All of them are in pristine condition....More

Date of experience: October 2015
2  Thank JMK-Pittsburgh
Reviewed June 2, 2015 via mobile

This small, yet, charming museum was a great way to spend some time other than a church or bodega. (Though, don't get me wrong, there are beautiful churches and excellent bodegas to explore!). The grounds were shaded and pleasant. We were told that the museum...More

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank LizabethRose
Reviewed January 3, 2015

Wonderful collection of magnificent timepieces,if you like to look at fantastic clocks this is the place to go .

Date of experience: January 2015
2  Thank love2travelGalicia
Reviewed December 11, 2014

The Alcazar is modest, and the gardens are lovely but small. (This is after just having visited the Reale Alcazar in Sevilla). But the excavations of the earlier structures, and explanations of daily life, made the visit worthwhile.

Date of experience: November 2014
1  Thank metaligenics
Reviewed November 2, 2014

In a beautiful palace with well kept huge garden a very well organized and displayed museum with a good lady guide (English)More than 150 old clocks of diferent kind and period,all of them in working condition!

Date of experience: October 2014
2  Thank paci
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June 17, 2017|
Response from Miriam M | Property representative |
We apologize for answering so late... I am afraid we have no English version of the book. The new catalogue published only one month ago is only Spanish version. The project of a new edition with remarkable notes about... More
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