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American Clock & Watch Museum

Step back in time with a visit to the American Clock & Watch Museum to discover the finest collection of American-made clocks and watches!

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Did you know that Connecticut played a major role in revolutionizing the clock and watch industries in America? Learn about the innovative geniuses who made this happen at the American Clock & Watch Museum.  Exhibits include sundials and shelf clocks, chronometers and character watches, and everything in between. Discover one the largest collections of American-made timepieces in the world. Enjoy their ticking and chiming as you stroll through the museum’s eight galleries.

The museum is self-guided. Families are encouraged to try the scavenger hunt.  The museum gift shop has a variety of time-related products, including adult and children's books, toys, unique gifts, and our very own Tick Tock Tonic soda! Check our website for upcoming virtual programs for all ages.

Tour time: minimum 1 hour

Other amenities: Gift Shop, early American sundial garden, nearby dining


Pricing: Adults (18-59) $8, seniors (60+) $7, children and students (6-17) $5, children (5 and under ) free.

Other Amenities: Open After COVID, Gift Shop

Dates of Operation: Open all year--Wednesday-Sunday, Closed Easter, Thanksgiving, Dec. 24-25, New Year's Eve, New Year's Day



100 Maple St.
(off Rte. 6)
Bristol, CT 06010


Wednesday-Sunday, 10am-5pm. Closed Easter, Thanksgiving, Dec. 24-25, New Year's Eve, New Year's Day.

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