Photo of American Clock and Watch Museum in the spring

Did you know that Connecticut played a major role in revolutionizing the clock and watch industries in America? Learn about the innovative geniuses who made this happen at the American Clock & Watch Museum. Exhibits include sundials and shelf clocks, chronometers and character watches, and everything in between. Discover one the largest collections of American-made timepieces in the world. Enjoy their ticking and chiming as you stroll through the museum’s eight galleries.

The museum is self-guided. Families are encouraged to take part in a scavenger hunt. The museum gift shop has a variety of time-related products, including adult and children’s books, toys, unique gifts, and our very own Tick Tock Tonic soda!

Open all year–Wednesday-Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Easter, Thanksgiving, Dec. 24-25, New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day. Visit our website at for our most up-to-date hours and activities.