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

Events for week of October 16, 2017

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Tue 17th

Where Did I Come From? Researching Immigrant Ancestors

October 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Manross Memorial Library

Senior Behavioral Health Education Night for Healthcare Professionals

October 17 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bristol Hospital – Hughes Auditorium
Wed 18th

Seasonal Flu Clinic

October 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bristol Senior Center

Book Bites: The Stars Are Fire

October 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Bristol Public Library
Thu 19th

Coffeehouse Concert: Seat of Our Pants

October 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Bristol Public Library
Fri 20th

Daddy Daughter Costume Dance

October 20 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Boys & Girls Club of Bristol Family Center

Witch's Dungeon

October 20 @ 7:00 pm - October 22 @ 10:00 pm
Bristol Historical Society
Sat 21st

Witch's Dungeon

October 20 @ 7:00 pm - October 22 @ 10:00 pm
Bristol Historical Society

Annual Gem & Mineral Show

October 21 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Bristol Senior Center
Sun 22nd

Witch's Dungeon

October 20 @ 7:00 pm - October 22 @ 10:00 pm
Bristol Historical Society

Annual Gem & Mineral Show

October 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bristol Senior Center
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