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Claphams Clocks - The National Clock Museum
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interesting place

worth the visit to this museum like a trip down memory lane with clocks from all generations, and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Wayne M
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Balclutha, New Zealand
Good bit of history.

Close the the Town basin Great for the kids and the older ,on a rainy day or a hot one . Good bit... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2022
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Reviewed 12 February 2020

Our family, including grand-kids 6 and 8, really enjoyed this museum. The tour guide was very informative and interesting. Every kind of clock you can imagine can be found here.

Date of experience: January 2020
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Reviewed 21 January 2020 via mobile

After the most courteous of welcomes at reception, we were shown round this clock museum by "Jenny".

Our guide was most skilled in imparting just enough information and activating a number of clocks to hold our interest and attention. Nothing worse than too much information. Jenny got it just right.

For us older ones, it was a trip down memory land with many a "I remember ..... "

Fascinating stuff and an insight into the patience and precision that lies behind horlology.

Well worth a visit. I intend to return.

Date of experience: January 2020
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Reviewed 21 January 2020

Friendly staff and most interesting artefacts. A real journey back in time with all manner of beautiful items. Quiz sheet available for the young ones to find various important clocks. Guided tours occur regularly, video and information boards. Small gift shop. It's not huge but much to see and wonder at.

Date of experience: January 2020
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Reviewed 18 January 2020

Very much enjoyed a visit to this museum. Informative helpful guide and lots of different quirky clocks to keep the whole family entertained.

Date of experience: January 2020
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Reviewed 27 November 2019

We only had a short time to visit the Museum but I'm pleased that we did.On entry to this lovely museum were surprised when we moved from the small entrance area into a larger room that was absolutely full of clocks of all shapes, sizes and types. This is an amazing collection which is beautifully displayed with good explanation of history of clocks. It's definately worth a visit!

Date of experience: October 2019
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