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German Clock Museum

Robert-Gerwig-Platz 1, 78120 Furtwangen, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
07723 9202800
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Worth a visit if already in the Black Forest area

This was a very interesting museum that took us about an hour to go through. If you're already in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
piquak p
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Rancho Cucamonga, California
Not quite what I expected

An interesting place "if" you are already near it. It takes less than an hour to go through it. I... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ray J
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Orem, Utah
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Robert-Gerwig-Platz 1, 78120 Furtwangen, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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07723 9202800
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a very interesting museum that took us about an hour to go through. If you're already in the Black Forest area, this is worth a visit. Of course there are cuckoo clocks on display, but there are so many more types of clocks...More

Thank piquak p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An interesting place "if" you are already near it. It takes less than an hour to go through it. I was expecting a museum focused on the famous Coo Coo clocks of Germany, and although they have those clocks it is really more of a...More

Thank Ray J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fascinating look at civilization's fascination with time over millennia. Emphasis, rightly so, is on Black Forest clockmakers. Don't miss the music "boxes" on the bottom floor.

Thank Peggy B
Reviewed 16 December 2016

We visited the museum with a wonderful guide who told and showed us the history of clocks. We were allowed to take pictures.At the end of the tour there were musical instruments with which we danced.The souvenir shop was very rich. We bought many cuckoo...More

Thank Cemse
Reviewed 1 November 2016

The number of clocks in this museum is incredible. If you love clocks or just appreciate the workmanship of these beautiful pieces, you will like this place. We thought that it would be a quick visit, but we stayed for a couple of hours, and...More

Thank Ricmar60
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Great museum, hundreds and hundreds of clocks, set out in order, going from beginning of time recording. Very surprised to see model of Stonehenge! The Guidebook given to use on visit in English was very comprehensive and useful.

Thank Helena735
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Second trip, based on kids request. It is time consuming stop, because you want to learn and discover. Use slow pace, try to find answers to the puzzle. Kids can be on their own, great.

1  Thank loliksa
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

This museum was a bit tricky to find as the building is quite modern. Once inside, you journey through 3 floors of thousands of time pieces. Ranging from musical clocks, stopwatches and everything in between, it captures your imagination. The beauty of each piece along...More

2  Thank TinderryGirl
Reviewed 11 May 2016

I'm generally not a huge fan of museums, but this one dedicated to timepieces of all time was quite impressive. Starting with some replicas and models, perhaps even genuine artifacts of some of the world's oldest known timepieces to modern clocks, this museum showed a...More

Thank Warner S
Reviewed 12 February 2016

I was enthralled at the huge and diverse collection of timepieces in such a relatively small space (although there are 3 floors!) The history includes watches, cuckoo clocks, atomic clocks and everything in between. There is even a wonderful collection of working musical organs with...More

Thank Ayemyself
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