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The Clock Museum

Strada Simache Nicolae 1, Ploiesti 100032, Romania
+40 244 542 861
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Beautiful place + great work of curators

We've paid a visit to this small museum in Ploiesti, without knowing too much of it, and were... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bucharest, Romania
via mobile

Lots of very intricate, detailed clocks of all shapes and sizes. Atmosphere takes you back in time... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tuxford, United Kingdom
via mobile
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The "Nicolae Simache" Clock Museum, the only one of its kind in Romania and in Eastern Europe, a museum where you can admire a beautiful collection of old clocks and of musical boxes.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Strada Simache Nicolae 1, Ploiesti 100032, Romania
+40 244 542 861
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've paid a visit to this small museum in Ploiesti, without knowing too much of it, and were suprised to find there a beautiful museum with a rich collection of clocks and watches from various historic periods, some of them owned in the past by...More

1  Thank VasileAndrian
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of very intricate, detailed clocks of all shapes and sizes. Atmosphere takes you back in time and clocks are magical.

1  Thank lydiacristina123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very modern museum, with a wide variety of clocks hosted in an old romantic mansion. We took a guided tour, which I recommend for the amazing stories that you can find out about all the clocks and not only.

1  Thank Alexandra P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The only clock museum and the second most visited cultural place in Romania, after Peles Castle. Must see if you are interested in how old clocks used to look like.

1  Thank RuxMn
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

I have visited the museum several times, before and after the renovation of the building. We liked it.

2  Thank Daniela D
Reviewed 2 June 2017

It is The Place to visit while crossing Ploiesti. Probably not many foreigners find themselves driving along Prahova Valley, anyway MUZEUL CEASULUI is worth for sure. A fine corner of art and history, one of a kind. The clock counts time but here time has...More

1  Thank Calin V
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Great museum to visit in Ploiesti. It covers watches and clocks between 16th and 20th centuries and some interesting pieces that belonged to "celebrities" of those ages. Do not expect vast exhibition - there are about 8 rooms with watches and clocks so you can...More

1  Thank Vaclav K
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Must see! Small and nice, recently refurbished. A nice garden completes very well the building and the exhibits.

1  Thank lilidumi
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Situated in the middle of Ploiesti, close to the center, the museum is unique in Romania and hosts great value pieces. A time spell that will delight you. It's something to be seen!

1  Thank SGB1965
Reviewed 20 April 2017

The museum contains a lot of exemplars that had been created at Swiss, French, German, English or American firms in the 19th and the 20th centuries. The clocks were set up in Paris, London or Liverpool and are also present in the collection.The collection contains...More

1  Thank brc7ar
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2 August 2015|
Response from QMAlex | Reviewed this property |
Hey MFTMON, 1. Unfortunately they are not open on Mondays; 2. Working hours were from 9 AM to 5 PM if I remember correctly; 3. Price per ticket was 5 RON for students and 10 RON for adult. Hope you'll find it useful in... More