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Museo de la Atalaya

Calle Cervantes 3 | Jardines de la Atalaya, 11403 Jerez De La Frontera, Spain
+34 620 93 00 44
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Beautiful collection of clocks. Not just glass cases with clocks but accompanied by music, light... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2018
Jeroen V
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Perfect guidance, very interesting collection

This was really an interesting place to visit! Great collection of different clocks from e.g... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2018
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La Atalaya Museums is a complex located in Jerez de la Frontera comprised of a venue for meetings and banquets in two twin wine cellars dated 1881 completely refurbished, and a museum devoted to antoque clocks and watches called The Palace of Time or El Palacio del Tiempo. The museum is housed in a palace in neo-classical style, dating from 1873, although it wasn't actually used as a museum until 1973. This museum homes one of Europe's most valuable collection of clocks and watches,with over 280 items, which are on display at the museum, and dated from 17th to 19th century. French and English famous clokmakers such as Berthoud, Lepine, Leroy, Taylor, Frodsham, Lepaute, Markham...and the Spanish well-known Losada.
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22 May 2018
“Wow! ”
23 Mar 2018
“Perfect guidance, very interesting collection”
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Calle Cervantes 3 | Jardines de la Atalaya, 11403 Jerez De La Frontera, Spain
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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Beautiful collection of clocks. Not just glass cases with clocks but accompanied by music, light and very beautiful decor. There is also a few walking sticks and pocket watches to see. Would recommend everyone to go here. Go there just before the hour to hear...More

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Reviewed 24 March 2018

This was really an interesting place to visit! Great collection of different clocks from e.g. France and England, facinating sounds of the clocks! Beautiful park outside. Lovely experience!

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Reviewed 22 November 2017

We aren't particularly interested in clocks, but this museum was rated well in our green Michelin guide. What a great museum! Beautiful clocks, beautifully displayed. It was the personal collection of a Portuguese man, according to the guide, who spoke English very well. She gave...More

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Miriam M, Director Comercial at Museo de la Atalaya, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

Thank you very much for your positive comments and opinion!!!!!

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Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Excellent Collection of French and English antique clocks. All of the clocks are beautifully maintained and presented. It does not take long to get around the collection.

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Reviewed 26 January 2016

It was amazing how beautiful the clocks were. Entry was 6 euros (3 euros if over 65). There was a huge assortment of beautiful clocks, primarily from the 18th and 19th century. The guided tour (approximately 50 minutes long): Daily guided sessions are on Monday...More

2  Thank Diane K
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Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

It was a little tricky to find but very worthwhile. The have a huge assortment of beautiful clocks, primarily from the 18th and 19th centuries. They also have a good assortment of clocks that function in unusual ways. All of them are in pristine condition....More

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Reviewed 3 June 2015 via mobile

This small, yet, charming museum was a great way to spend some time other than a church or bodega. (Though, don't get me wrong, there are beautiful churches and excellent bodegas to explore!). The grounds were shaded and pleasant. We were told that the museum...More

2  Thank LizabethRose
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Reviewed 3 January 2015

Wonderful collection of magnificent timepieces,if you like to look at fantastic clocks this is the place to go .

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Reviewed 11 December 2014

The Alcazar is modest, and the gardens are lovely but small. (This is after just having visited the Reale Alcazar in Sevilla). But the excavations of the earlier structures, and explanations of daily life, made the visit worthwhile.

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Reviewed 2 November 2014

In a beautiful palace with well kept huge garden a very well organized and displayed museum with a good lady guide (English)More than 150 old clocks of diferent kind and period,all of them in working condition!

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