National Watch & Clock Museum

National Watch & Clock Museum

514 Poplar Street
Columbia, PA 17512
717-684-8261

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Go Back in Time at the National Watch & Clock Museum

At the National Watch and Clock Museum you’ll find a fascinating collection over 12,000 clocks, watches, specialized tools, and other items related to time-keeping. This is the largest horological collection in North America. (Horology is the science of timekeeping.)

Explore the History of Timekeeping

Learn the fascinating history of timekeeping devices, from ancient, non-mechanical devices to today’s atomic and radio-controlled clocks.

The museum includes a variety of interactive exhibits as you wind your way through its varied collections. They have timepieces from ancient times to the most modern clocks – English tall case clocks, American watches and clocks, even international time-keeping devices from Germany, France, the Netherlands, Japan, China, and Russia.

Some of the collections you’ll find in the museum include:

  • Ancient timepieces
  • Early Mechanical Timekeeping
  • American watchmaking
  • American clockmaking
  • European clocks
  • Asian timepieces
  • Wristwatches
  • Monumental clocks
  • The Engle Clock
  • Tower clocks
  • American clocks
  • Novelty clocks

Special Programs and Events

You can also learn how a variety types of timepieces work.

Learn more about group tours of the Watch and Clock Museum.

Take a step back in time and enjoy the National Watch and Clock Museum.

 

National Watch & Clock Museum

514 Poplar Street
Columbia, PA 17512
717-684-8261

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Directions     Reviews     Rates     Hours

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