Do you have an old clock that you would like to learn more about? Bring it to the clock identification at the American Clock & Watch Museum, on Saturday, November 2nd from 1:00-3:00 p.m. Clock experts will guide you to discover information about your special American-made clock. The cost of this service is $10 per clock and includes the price of admission.
The American Clock & Watch Museum is located at 100 Maple Street, Bristol, Connecticut. The museum houses one of the largest collections of American clocks and watches in the world with approximately 6,000 timepieces in its collection. As visitors travel through the museum’s eight galleries, many timekeeping devices chime and strike upon the hour. Located in the historic “Federal Hill” district of Bristol, the museum is housed in an 1801 Federal-style home with a sundial garden that is meticulously maintained by the members of the Bristol Garden Club.
The museum is devoted to collect, preserve, exhibit, and interpret the history and science of clocks, watches, and other timekeepers of horological interest; operate a research library with historic and contemporary literature devoted to the history, development, and manufacture of timekeepers; support a publication program to acquire, prepare, edit, publish, and distribute new and reprinted documentary materials relative to clock and watch making and manufacture; encourage the preservation of information, objects, architecture, and historic sites related to American horology; and study and interpret the history of American horology through educational programs for both general audiences and clock enthusiasts, cooperating with other public and private agencies to make programs available to the widest possible audience.
For more information, call 860-583-6070 or go to www.clockandwatchmuseum.org.
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