Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library  

 
 
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Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library An exceptional collection of historic clocks, watches, and marine timekeepers. The majority of items in the collection range from c . 1600-c . 1850. Housed in the Science Museum, the museum contains more than 1000 watches, 80 clocks, 25 marine chronometers and a number of fine sun dials and examples of hand engraving, which map the history of innovation in watch and clock making in London from 1600 to the present day.

 

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1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 3 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
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Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 6 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
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