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The Clock Museum

Strada Simache Nicolae 1, Ploiesti 100032, Romania
+40 244 542 861
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Time history with passion in one house

It's the kind of museum where you have to pay the guide in order to understand and admire the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Adriana O
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Great but not so much

Well, the price of the ticket is cheap, BUT you can't take photos because you need to pay an EXTRA... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
Sabin L
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The "Nicolae Simache" Clock Museum, the only one of its kind in Romania and in Eastern Europe, a museum where you can admire a beautiful collection of old clocks and of musical boxes.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Strada Simache Nicolae 1, Ploiesti 100032, Romania
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It's the kind of museum where you have to pay the guide in order to understand and admire the pieces there. It's 10 lei and it taxes about 1h. Otherwise, indeed it takes 10 minutes just to see some time pieces. The foto is extra,...More

Thank Adriana O
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Well, the price of the ticket is cheap, BUT you can't take photos because you need to pay an EXTRA fee which is 25 lei/ron (It doesn't even mention it at the entry which annoyed me so much), and also it's not that big the...More

1  Thank Sabin L
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We had stopped to this museum as a back plan for the weather after an wine tasting week-end in Dealu Mare area. Someone from the group suggested to fill in an hour or two before our last dinner. It was a great idea !!! The...More

Thank Crinu I
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We've paid a visit to this small museum in Ploiesti, without knowing too much of it, and were suprised to find there a beautiful museum with a rich collection of clocks and watches from various historic periods, some of them owned in the past by...More

1  Thank VasileAndrian
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Lots of very intricate, detailed clocks of all shapes and sizes. Atmosphere takes you back in time and clocks are magical.

1  Thank lydiacristina123
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Very modern museum, with a wide variety of clocks hosted in an old romantic mansion. We took a guided tour, which I recommend for the amazing stories that you can find out about all the clocks and not only.

1  Thank Alexandra P
Reviewed 14 July 2017

The only clock museum and the second most visited cultural place in Romania, after Peles Castle. Must see if you are interested in how old clocks used to look like.

1  Thank RuxMn
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

I have visited the museum several times, before and after the renovation of the building. We liked it.

2  Thank Daniela D
Reviewed 2 June 2017

It is The Place to visit while crossing Ploiesti. Probably not many foreigners find themselves driving along Prahova Valley, anyway MUZEUL CEASULUI is worth for sure. A fine corner of art and history, one of a kind. The clock counts time but here time has...More

1  Thank Calin V
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Great museum to visit in Ploiesti. It covers watches and clocks between 16th and 20th centuries and some interesting pieces that belonged to "celebrities" of those ages. Do not expect vast exhibition - there are about 8 rooms with watches and clocks so you can...More

1  Thank Vaclav K
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Hey MFTMON, 1. Unfortunately they are not open on Mondays; 2. Working hours were from 9 AM to 5 PM if I remember correctly; 3. Price per ticket was 5 RON for students and 10 RON for adult. Hope you'll find it useful in... More
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