American Clock & Watch Museum

Bristol's the former clockmaking capital of the world! Come admire curious clocks, watches, and time pieces!

Did you know Bristol’s the former clockmaking capital of the world? Check out the American Clock and Watch Museum to learn about American clock and watchmaking through the years with an emphasis on the industry in Connecticut! There is nowhere better to enjoy a clock museum than one housed in an 1801 Federal-style home with a sundial garden on Federal Hill. With over 5,500 clocks, watches and timepieces, and over 8 galleries, this museum is surely one of a kind! Every hour on the hour you can admire the beautiful chimes and strikes each clock sings for you.

The American Clock and Watch Museum is equipped with a small research library open to visitors. Research your own clocks and watches at your leisure. No appointment necessary during the open season, but in the winter appointments are a must. The museum also offers research by their staff for $40 for nonmembers, if you are interested in learning more about a clock or watch you may own.

From the end of March until the end of November, the museum is open from 10am until 5pm daily. In December, the museum is open from 12pm until 4pm on Saturdays and Sundays. Check their website for further scheduling and events! What are you waiting for? Enjoy a clock sensation right here in Bristol where you will be sure to have a great time!

100 Maple Street, Bristol CT, 06010
American Clock & Watch Museum
100 Maple Street, Bristol CT, 06010

This Week In Bristol

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Tue 20th

Manross Movie: La La Land!

June 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Manross Memorial Library


June 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Bristol Senior Center
Wed 21st

Book Bites: The Other Einstein

June 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bristol Public Library

Quota International of Bristol Annual Blood Drive

June 21 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
St. Josephs Church
Thu 22nd

Library Coffee House: Tino Malone

June 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Bristol Public Library

Fashion in Watercolor

June 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bristol Historical Society
Fri 23rd

SNAP Application Assistance

June 23 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wheeler Health & Wellness Center

Pet Parade

June 23 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Manross Memorial Library
Sat 24th

Bristol Farmer's Market

June 24 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Patch

2017 Cruise Nights

June 24 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Northside Square
Sun 25th

"Finding Joy in my Journey" - A Multimedia Art Show

June 25 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Harry C. Barnes Memorial Nature Center

Concert on the Green with Cajun Ray and the Steamers

June 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Federal Hill Green