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Claphams Clocks - The National Clock Museum

Quayside | Town Basin, Whangarei, New Zealand
+64 9-438 3993
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A Fascinating Bit of History

A fascinating journey into time with a wide variety from around the world. It was a pleasant... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2012
dbmartin
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Perth, Western Australia
Don't miss it!

We visited the museum after reading the reviews here and have no regret travelling a long way... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2012
Forfor
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Singapore
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Quayside | Town Basin, Whangarei, New Zealand
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Reviewed 20 August 2012

A fascinating journey into time with a wide variety from around the world. It was a pleasant surprise to have a staff member come up and walk us through the exhibits activating some of the clocks for us to see in action. It was well...More

1  Thank dbmartin
Reviewed 3 August 2012

We visited the museum after reading the reviews here and have no regret travelling a long way there. So many different clocks, some are precious and rare found, from different years, and different parts of the world! A world class collection that deserve a bigger...More

1  Thank Forfor
Reviewed 29 May 2012

Highly professional display, the tour guide was entertaining and made what could have been a static display come to life.

1  Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 26 April 2012

Clocks of all sorts, and even a large Sun Dial outside. Great to show the kids how the sun moves.

1  Thank IansTrippings
Reviewed 25 April 2012

well i saw it on a class trip and it inspired ua to make our own.!

2  Thank leighanne c
Reviewed 25 January 2012

Fascinating history of timekeeping & time pieces. We happened to walk in when a guided tour was just starting. the guide was very knowledgeable and we learnt many interesting facts. After the tour we spent extra time just looking at the variery of clocks &...More

1  Thank KiwiBird_10
Reviewed 5 January 2012

Will worth a visit The town basin is a great place for a coffee and a place to dream the day away

1  Thank pat c
Reviewed 28 December 2011

great place to see so many clocks make from New Zealand wood and also many unique designs

1  Thank Annette T
Reviewed 29 November 2011

We stopped in at the clock museum and expect to see lots of clocks but what we got was an interesting tour by one the staff. She made the visit with all the information and facts about the clocks and was so friendly and happy...More

Thank RossW
Reviewed 31 October 2011

We loved all the different clocks and timepieces - some were extremely old, others zany and whimsical, and others interesting.

Thank Barbara G
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