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German Clock Museum

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Address: Robert-Gerwig-Platz 1, 78120 Furtwangen, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Wonderful Museum of Clocks

We visited the museum with a wonderful guide who told and showed us the history of clocks. We were allowed to take pictures.At the end of the tour there were musical instruments... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 16, 2016
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ISTANBUL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2016

We visited the museum with a wonderful guide who told and showed us the history of clocks. We were allowed to take pictures.At the end of the tour there were musical instruments with which we danced.The souvenir shop was very rich. We bought many cuckoo clocks.The tour took one and half hours.If you are in the Black Forest, it is... More 

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PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

The number of clocks in this museum is incredible. If you love clocks or just appreciate the workmanship of these beautiful pieces, you will like this place. We thought that it would be a quick visit, but we stayed for a couple of hours, and even then could have spent a lot more time.

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Parkgate, Wirral, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Great museum, hundreds and hundreds of clocks, set out in order, going from beginning of time recording. Very surprised to see model of Stonehenge! The Guidebook given to use on visit in English was very comprehensive and useful.

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Latvia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

Second trip, based on kids request. It is time consuming stop, because you want to learn and discover. Use slow pace, try to find answers to the puzzle. Kids can be on their own, great.

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Queanbeyan, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

This museum was a bit tricky to find as the building is quite modern. Once inside, you journey through 3 floors of thousands of time pieces. Ranging from musical clocks, stopwatches and everything in between, it captures your imagination. The beauty of each piece along with a web based (free) guide in English kept you interested. Cost was 12 Euro... More 

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West Allis, Wisconsin, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2016

I'm generally not a huge fan of museums, but this one dedicated to timepieces of all time was quite impressive. Starting with some replicas and models, perhaps even genuine artifacts of some of the world's oldest known timepieces to modern clocks, this museum showed a condensed history of time keeping. There was a section dedicated to German clocks, which was... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2016

I was enthralled at the huge and diverse collection of timepieces in such a relatively small space (although there are 3 floors!) The history includes watches, cuckoo clocks, atomic clocks and everything in between. There is even a wonderful collection of working musical organs with regular and amusing demonstrations. Well worth a visit for the artistry if not the education.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2016

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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4 of 5 bubbles 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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3 of 5 bubbles 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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