German Clock Museum, Furtwangen

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Learn about the history of clocks and timekeeping from the Stone Age to the present day at German Clock Museum, which is open 365 days a year in the region famous for the cuckoo clock. Kids can become detectives and look for clues throughout the museum with a special booklet that helps them solve a crime. Adults can pick up an English-language guide that helps you learn about the early mechanisms and traditions used to tell time, as well as more modern inventions. Guided tours are also available. Check online for any special exhibitions. Plan your visit to German Clock Museum and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Furtwangen trip tool.
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  • Friendly staff. Easy parking on a Sunday. Not too busy despite bad weather. Took about an hour to walk round. Husband was more interested than me. Small gift shop and wc’s. modern building. Booklet.....  more »
  • Very nice clockmuseum, explaining the evolution of clock making from wooden clocks to the atomic clock in the blackforest region. Great artifacts, good arranged, some still working, great display of.....  more »
  • Wonderful museum. The staff were so friendly and fluent in English. We love the demonstration of the instruments in the basement. The whole experience was well above my expectation. Highly recommended!
  • Just amazing. The clocks are amazing, the staff are very kind. The "detective game" for the kids really gets them into it.
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