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The Clock Museum

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Interesting museum

Not a big museum but a very interesting one. Many timepieces showed in a chronological succession... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Carmen G
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To visit in Ploiesti

It is a small museum, approx. 40 minutes to visit, disposing by a highly qualified guidance... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Ploiesti, Romania
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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.
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Strada Simache Nicolae 1, Ploiesti 100032, Romania
+40 244 542 861
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not a big museum but a very interesting one. Many timepieces showed in a chronological succession from the solar ones to some modern exhibits. Very nice and interesting coucou clocks, picture clocks, old musical timepieces, symphonions, ancient music boxes and so on. Unfortunately the exhibition...More

Thank Carmen G
Reviewed 7 August 2018

It is a small museum, approx. 40 minutes to visit, disposing by a highly qualified guidance. Recently was renowed and sometime organize very well prepared events with top symposium ,,The time and the man" - each autumn, a good ocasion to promote the local culture...More

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Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

One of my favourite museums growing up in Ploiesti. Rather impressive collection and one of a kind as well.

Thank Domes A
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

A small museum filled with clocks from mostly the 18th and 19th centuries. There are small pocket watches, pictures containing clocks, mantel clocks, grandfather clocks, and many more types on display in a beautiful home. The tour can be completed in less than an hour...More

Thank maryannacton
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

A beautiful and magnificent museum! I love this museum! It's perfect for a trip for small groups (2-5 people).

Thank Andrei G
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

While visiting a friend who lives in Ploiesti, she took us to this popular clock museum. Every clock or watch has its history and story; every single of them was beautiful made and created. This also reflects how intelligent our ancestors were. After the Sundial...More

Thank Madona0035
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

The museum is housed in a beautiful house, in 6 rooms. You can learn about the first types of time keeping and then see more and more complex classical clocks, some being truly artistic works.

Thank Anfrist
Reviewed 17 March 2018

A great museum în Ploiești. You can see a history of time unique în Eastern Europe. For a better understanding of the museum you shoud ask for guidance, it's only three euro.

Thank Aurelia D
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Very nice museum where you can admire and watch the evolution of clocks in time, also the building is a historical one from 19th century. Also this clock museum is unique in Europe.

Thank Natalia_Birau
Reviewed 17 February 2018

A nice museum, in a small but chic building. Loads of old clocks and history, but also nice tehnology applied. A short video projection over a room decor, and Audiovisual aids for how old mechanism work. The kids (4 & 7) loved the experience.

Thank Roxana M
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2 August 2015|
Response from QMAlex | Reviewed this property |
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