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Join us for a fascinating trip back in time. Learn about American clock & watch making with particular emphasis on Connecticut, once the clock capital of the country. Over 1500 timekeepers are on display and many chime & strike on the hour. The...more
We were on a Mystery Bus Trip and did not know where we going. What a pleasant surprise. You do not know what you don't know about Clocks and watches until you visit this entertaining and informative tour. The staff is wonderful, knowledgeable and very...More
The American Clock and Watch Museum was a fun stop while in Bristol, CT. I had 3 children from 10-13 in tow. There is a scavenger hunt that kept the kids busy hunting while my mom and I read as many details as we could....More
At first this may sound kind of hokey, but once you are there you will realize it is anything but. There are nearly 6,000 clocks in this museum. The collection includes small retro clocks, ornate mantle clocks, magnificent grandfather clocks, eight day clocks, one taking...More
Always thought the history of clocks was in Waterbury. . .who knew that a wonderful museum in Bristol would enlighten us! You have to be in the big clock room on the hour to hear the symphony of chimes!
A wonderful collection of clocks and watches plus the history of time piece making over the centuries. You'll see and learn how the industry developed and grew in CT. Many of the clocks are works of art. Expect to spend 90 minutes there.
I grew up in Connecticut, but only recently discovered this museum in Bristol. As an avid watch collector and horology enthusiast, I've always been fascinated with the engineering and design of timekeeping devices. Those into history will love reading about the clockmakers and actually seeing...More
I found out about this place online and decided to check it out. Wow, was I impressed. The lady who greeted me gave me a quick little tour of the galleries on the main floor and provided me with a history of the museum and...More
Have been wanting to see this small museum for a long time and it did not disappoint. I admit by the end you can’t look at another clock or watch - but learning the history of clockmaking in Connecticut was fascinating to me. Hundreds of...More