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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  • Must visit the Museum it is one of the amazing museum I have ever seen I will give up 1 Thumbs up to this please just love this place  more »
  • Nice little museum, downstairs from the actual Beyer Shop in town. Has an interesting range of clocks from different countries and eras. I'm not a watch/clock freak, but I did enjoy reading and...  more »
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  • Do NOT miss this complete gem of a museum! It's small but packs in some many interesting items. Well worth the entrance fee.
  • This place was small but awesome. You'll see some crazy time pieces from history. Well worth the admission price.

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