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Bristol, Connecticut: American Clock and Watch Museum

"The finest collection of American-manufactured clocks and watches on public display." Open since 1954, with over 6,000 timepieces. Every Friday morning volunteers known as "Old Cranks" come in to hand-wind all the clocks.

American Clock and Watch Museum

100 Maple St., Bristol, CT
Downtown, on the east side of Maple St. just south of Woodland St.
Daily April-Nov 10-5; Dec-March F-Su 10-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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The Goddess of Punctuality.

American Clock and Watch Museum

So fun! Classic. beautiful. Gorgeous old clocks, time pieces, and watches! And the lady that answered the phone and then welcomed us -- what a sweetheart.

[Roadtrip18, 07/25/2021]


Clock Museum, Carousel Museum

There is indeed a Clock Museum in Bristol. As a native of Bristol, I can tell you that it is located at 100 Maple Street, (860) 583-6070. There is also the oldest amusement park, named Lake Compounce, located on 822 Lake Rd.(860) 583-3631. Bristol is also the location of the New England Carousel Museum, located at 95 Riverside Ave telephone number (860) 585-5411.

[Cheryl Bolduc, 06/12/1998]

Connecticut beckons once again. We're there, as soon as naptime is over! Dec. 2014: Photo added.

Nearby Offbeat Places

Witch's Dungeon Classic Movie MuseumWitch's Dungeon Classic Movie Museum, Bristol, CT - < 1 mi.
New England Carousel MuseumNew England Carousel Museum, Bristol, CT - < 1 mi.
America's Oldest Amusement ParkAmerica's Oldest Amusement Park, Bristol, CT - 3 mi.
In the region:
Sgt Stubby: World War I Hero Dog, Middletown, CT - 16 mi.

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