Ranked #2 of 6 attractions in Bristol
Category: Speciality Museums
Join us for a fascinating trip back in time. Learn about American clock & watch making with particular emphasis on...
Join us for a fascinating trip back in time. Learn about American clock & watch making with particular emphasis on Connecticut, once the clock capital of the country. Over 1500 timekeepers are on display and many chime & strike on the hour. The museum boasts one of the largest displays of American timepieces in the world! A special exhibit for 2013 will be “Art Deco Timepieces: Treasures of the Jazz Age”. As cultural destination in Connecticut for over 60 years, the museum is housed in an 1801 home with an authentic American sundial garden. The museum gift shop has a wide variety of horological and mechanical products. Handicap accessible. Allow 1 to 1.5 hours. Open April 6 to December 8, 2013, seven days a week, 10:00 to 5:00. ACWM members- FREE, Adults $6, Seniors $5, Children 8-17 $3, Children under 8- FREE. Group tour rates available for 10 or more visitors.