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National Watch and Clock Museum

514 Poplar St, Columbia, PA 17512-2124
+1 717-684-8261
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Great Place Relectant at First

What can you say about a place I did not want to go to initially BUT thoroughly enjoyed. The title... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2017
Howard E
Gilford, New Hampshire
pretty interesting

My hubby and I found this to be pretty interesting. Unfortunately we got there not long before... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
Nancy H
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514 Poplar St, Columbia, PA 17512-2124
+1 717-684-8261
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Reviewed 28 January 2017

What can you say about a place I did not want to go to initially BUT thoroughly enjoyed. The title sounds boring but there is something to do for all ages. Especially enjoyed the Exhibit on GPS satellites for keeping the time. We had to...More

Thank Howard E
Reviewed 18 January 2017

My hubby and I found this to be pretty interesting. Unfortunately we got there not long before they were scheduled to close. It is a place we'd like to go see again.

Thank Nancy H
Reviewed 28 December 2016

A beautiful museum showcasing the collection of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors. Obviously, a must-see if you're into old watches and/or clocks, but the artifacts on display exhibit such artistry that it should be interesting for just about everyone. The museum does...More

Thank margarets_dad
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

This museum is a must stop for those who love watches, clocks, and anything time keeping related. It says people generally spend 2 hours, i spent 5 hours from 11am until 4pm close and still could spend more. Will definitely return.

Thank Tyler K
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

This was the first time I ever visit the museum. The sad part is I live in Columbia. I was totally flabbergasted by this place. Looking at clocks that where made over 700 and 800 hundred years ago and still working is incredible. The workmanship...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Here is a museum that offers a look a timekeeping for all ages. Children have special maps to find time items and relate to the museum. They have these for under eight and over eight. For the adults it can be many things: a time...More

Thank Joe1234665
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped in to visit the museum, I was surprised at how much information from the beginning of time. Interesting clocks and watches from many time periods. If you are into 'time' this is a must.

Thank peachkoblerpie
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Great history here! A complete collection of so many different clocks and watches, beautifully displayed, many working, with great explanations. Laid out historically so it's so easy to see the development of timepieces. Beautiful things. Go!

Thank marybethtawfik
Reviewed 11 October 2016

If you have any interest at all in clocks and watches, this is a great place to visit. I found myself wondering how many clocks and watches one one can bear looking at in a single day but that's just me. The displays were attractive...More

Thank tgussie
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Wow! I was looking for somewhere to go that would be enjoyable for my husband. He brought me to many quilt shops. Well this was a big winner. It was huge. I couldn't believe all the clocks. And pocket watches!! Wow! It even interested me...More

Thank NewYorkLime
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Hours? Website? Couldn't find either
22 January 2017|
Response from JeanieBeanieD | Reviewed this property |
They are N.A.W.C.C. Look there. Right now they have limited museum hours = Tues thru Sat 10-4 Starting in April they expand to Sunday, then after Memorial Day their hours expand. Enjoy your trip!
Hours? Website? Couldn't find either
22 January 2017|
Response from Lisa L | Reviewed this property |
National watch and clock museum comes up with a nice website. Try googling it in your browser.
I have a doxa hors concours liege 1905 pocket watch an know nothing about it . do you know any history or appraisal or any thing?
16 July 2015|
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Response from Travelogue222 | Reviewed this property |
I offer this information that I gleaned from the internet for you, concerning the history of the manufacturer. Company history 1889: Establishment of the DOXA factory in Le Locle, under the name “Georges Ducommun... More