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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. Docent-led tours are available for groups by making advanced reservations. 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! Family programs, clock and watch identification days, and other special events are scheduled throughout the year.  

Tour time: minimum 1 hour

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


Pricing: Adults $6, seniors $5, children $3, children (under 8) free.

Other Amenities: Gift Shop, Groups Welcome, Guided Group Tours, Meeting/Event Facilities, Special Rentals

Dates of Operation: April-November, daily 10-5. December-March, Fri.-Sun. 10-5. Closed Easter, Thanksgiving, Dec. 24 & 25, New Years eve and New Years day.



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

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