Beyer Clock and Watch Museum

The Beyer Clock and Watch Museum is located on Zurich's Bahnhofstrasse in addition to the department stores and shops.

One of the world’s leading private collections of clocks can be found at the Beyer Clock and Watch Museum. Around 260 very valuable exhibits present the history of timekeeping from 1400 BC to the present day: from sundials to water and tower clocks, Renaissance automata, magnificent pendulum clocks, elaborately decorated pocket watches and the prototype of the first quartz wristwatch. Scientific navigation devices are also featured.

Some very fragile automatic watches can also be seen in operation – a real rarity. Video recordings show these artistic masterpieces in operation. In addition, visitors can find more information about most of the exhibited watches and clocks in six different languages using the iPads provided.

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Adults CHF 10
Students CHF 5
Senior CHF 7
Children (under 12) free

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday, 9.30am – 6.30pm
Saturday, 9.30am – 4.00pm

The museum will remain closed until August 17, 2020 due to reconstruction work.

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