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Deutsche Uhrenmuseum Glashutte

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We spent a little over two hours touring the museum, which is very well presented with English... read more

Reviewed September 11, 2018
Boyd J
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Buderim
a beautiful museum so full of history and watch making stories....

..... if you share any enthusiasm for smart and clever watches, for their history and the... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2018
FOL-1003
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Nauru
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Schillerstasse 3, 01768 Glashutte, Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed September 11, 2018

We spent a little over two hours touring the museum, which is very well presented with English explanations under most displays, several interactive exhibits and an audio guide which cost an extra €2. Parking in the town for the casual visitor is a bit of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Boyd J
Reviewed August 14, 2018

..... if you share any enthusiasm for smart and clever watches, for their history and the development - storied from FA Lange to Grossmann and others, this is the place to go to. We had a great time and its very modern and does not...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

i saw very very rare watches here, made by lange and grossmann, other legendary watchmakers in germany, especially in glashutte. i also learned about a sad history of glashutte's watch during the world wars.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

The museum is excellent, with the tour taking longer than we expected due to the amount of information being provided at each exhibit. Very interesting, learned a lot. The musuem shop could offer more and be better arranged, but the staff were excellent. Well worth...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Calum_MacL
Reviewed July 8, 2017

This excellent museum deals with the history of clockmaking, generally, and the history of the clockmaking community of Glashutte, in particular. I found a most interesting display of how Glashutte was stripped of its clock and watchmaking equipment in 1945 as part of Russian reparations,...More

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank RonTSmithers_B_C_
Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

A good balance between exhibit, explanation and interactivity. I expected a simpler exhibit, but one can see the amount of effort that has gone into creating this exhibition. Even for a non watch fan like myself, I got pulled into the watch appreciation fan club....More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

What shall I say! Please make a trip to come to The Foundation "German Watch Museum Glashütte" if you are in Dresden for few days. This museum is definitely one of a kind especially for german watch making and its development in horology including world...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank gho50
Reviewed November 26, 2016

This museum is not faraway from Dresden in a small town named the same as famous watch. Nice house in the centre. An attractive presentation of history, how it everything started with famous watch. We spent two hours in this museum. Great time Shame it...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank trixie_smutny_graz
Reviewed February 13, 2016

This fantastic watch museum should be on every watch lover's list of things to do in Germany. They do a great job of sharing the development of the watch industry in Glashutte. In addition, the watches and displays are highly interesting and skillfully constructed. The...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank RobertR402
Reviewed January 18, 2016

This museum is very attractive, not only for the incredible number of precious hand-made watches, especially the gentlemen's pocket ones made in the 19th century, but what you will surely appreciate too is the clever l way of exhibiting them and the accompanying detailed info...More

Date of experience: January 2016
2  Thank Marie B
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