Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library

 
 
ADDRESS
The Clock Room, Clerkenwell, Guildhall Library 5 Aldermanbury, London EC2V 7HH
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
09:30 to 16:45 Monday to Saturday (until 17.00)
 
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Free
 

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Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall LibraryAn exceptional collection of historic clocks, watches, and marine timekeepers. The majority of items in the collection range from c.1600-c.1850.

The collection is housed in a single room, containing at any one time 600 or so English and European watches, 30 clocks and 15 marine timekeepers, together with a number of rare horological portraits.

 

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Underground Stations

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St. Paul's Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Bank Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
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Whitechapel Overground Station
 
26 minutes walk
 
 
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Q-Park Bucklesbury House
 
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Barbican Centre 22 Legion
 
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    Flora And Fauna
    Exhibitions | Next performance 29th July 2015 

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    Sporting Events | Until 27th September 2015 

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    Foodie Events | Until 5th September 2015 

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