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Coventry Watch Museum Project Limited

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Small and unique

It's all about the volunteer who gives you the tour. You will see the intricacies of pocket... read more

Reviewed November 27, 2018
friendswithfood
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Pleasanton, California
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Interesting quirky place

I liked all the information on the factories the video was so informative, It is run by volunteers... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
angelasmartdesign
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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Court 7 Rear of Shakespeare Public House | Medieval Spon Street, Coventry CV1 3BA, England
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Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

It's all about the volunteer who gives you the tour. You will see the intricacies of pocket watches, their inner workings, as well as drawers full of all the miniscule parts. It is hard to imagine a world where time was not standard and towns...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

I liked all the information on the factories the video was so informative, It is run by volunteers and they really have a passion for the museum, we gave a donation to help keep them open has local funding had been cut. The houses are...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

This contains more than just watches.The buildings themselves are very old and therefore interesting. For example there is information about WW2 which may be useful for primary aged children studying this topic at school. Check the opening times before visit as open two days a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

We attended as part of the heritage open weekend so was opened up on a Sunday. I wasn’t expecting much but it was still a bit of a let down. The staff were very friendly and talkative but this meant we couldn’t happily walk around...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Brilliant watch museum. Free admission and lots to see and learn from the watch making industry in Coventry. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 10, 2018

Well done to the group that has saved 4 cottages but you can see better at the Back to Backs in Birmingham. There were a number of time pieces but it certainly didn't fascinate me.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 9, 2018

They have done well to keep 4 cottages but the display didn't fascinate me. Sure the place is a bit of a time capsule but you can see better at the Back to Back in Birmingham. A variety of time pieces but I felt it...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 15, 2018

Visited the museum on a two day trip to explore Coventry and connect with family roots. Very helpful and enthusiastic volunteers provided lots of information and the exhibits gave new insights into my family history in the watch making trade. Wish them all well with...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 31, 2018

My wife, myself and our daughter and son-out-law went to the Coventry Clock and Watch Museum as my daughter knew that I am interested in clocks and watches. It was a revelation, as I was unaware that Coventry had been the centre of the English...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 13, 2018

This is a really interesting little museum run by a group of volunteers. And it's not just about watches - there is also quite a bit of general information in there about the history of Coventry, especially during the watchmaking period (it was one of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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