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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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.

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