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Address: 385 Colyton Road, Colyton 4775, New Zealand
Phone Number:
+64 6-328 7078
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Sat - Sun 10:00 - 16:00
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The largest collection of time pieces in the Southern Hemisphere from all...

The largest collection of time pieces in the Southern Hemisphere from all over the world. The oldest piece is over 300 years old and many others are over 100 years old. Rurally situated.

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Interesting visit to clock musemn

Two of us turned up and got a personalized tour of the museum by the enthusiastic clock collector. He was good at sensing our level of interest and the length was 'just right... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2015
Christine L
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 17 February 2015

Two of us turned up and got a personalized tour of the museum by the enthusiastic clock collector. He was good at sensing our level of interest and the length was 'just right'. Visit back along memory lane re old clocks we had.

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Thank Christine L
Napier, New Zealand
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80 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2015

Two of us stopped in here on the way back from Palmerston North, heading back up to Napier. Although this place isn't very well sign posted, it is well worth stopping in. Entry price is cheap, and he gave us a slight discount because we couldn't stay overly long. He is obviously very passionate about clocks, with a huge collection... More 

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Wanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2015

A whole bunch of us (approx 20) took a visit to Colyton Clocks. We were given an informative guided tournprior to being left alone to wander. I was amazed at the collection. Well worth a look.

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Thank Di J
Feilding, New Zealand
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2014

Bill Williams owns over 3,000 clocks. he will do a tour guide around his clock museum. he is very interesting with a sense of humor.

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Thank Kay C
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2011

Bill has a passion for clocks and as well as Bill regularly buying them people (like myself) donate clocks so they have a good home. Bill bought an old building and had it transported to his property in the country. Every clock has a story and Bill shares these stories willingly. There is an amazing range - from the serious... More 

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Thank nitram54
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2011

There is a lack of signage to get to this place but once you get there you will not regret it, as there is something for everyone and the owner will spare no lack of effort informing you about each piece if you ask and loves to show you around the massive collection

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