Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, Zurich

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Hidden within the Beyer retail store, Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich features an impressive collection of watches, clocks, and other objects related to timekeeping. A leading private museum in the field of horology, the museum houses remarkable pieces that have played significant roles in the history of watchmaking, such as an early marine chronometer by Ferdinant Berthoud, a pocket watch with astronomical indications by Auch, and a rare reproduction of the planetarium by De Dondi. Over a dozen delicate and rarely operated automata find their home in the museum, where film clips display them in full motion for visitors. Peruse the walls of the museum, adorned with unique clocks from many different points in history. Using our international travel planner, Zurich attractions like Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Located on the lower level of the Beyer watch store. $10 fee. We were provided an iPad in English that explained all of the items on display and included photos and occasionally a video showing the... 
    Located on the lower level of the Beyer watch store. $10 fee. We were provided an iPad in English that explained all of the items on display and included photos and occasionally a video showing the...  more »
  • Very nice but small clock museum with unusual time pieces and great technology as you receive an Ipad to read about each exhibit. I wish they had a much better gift shop. Worth a visit. 
    Very nice but small clock museum with unusual time pieces and great technology as you receive an Ipad to read about each exhibit. I wish they had a much better gift shop. Worth a visit.  more »
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  • Nice place, Rare pieces, but very small.
  • Staff were extremely friendly. :)

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