Swiss watch museum

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In Switzerland, the Espace Horloger - Vallée de Joux, or Joux Valley Museum of Watchmaking (Grand-Rue 2, 1347 Le Sentier, Switzerland; phone +41 21 845 75 45), reopened in May 2012 after an 8-month renovation.

The museum, an hour’s drive or a 90-minute train ride from Geneva, showcases timepieces from the 16th to 19th centuries and ranging from table and travel clocks to Gothic and planetary clocks. Interactive exhibits show the skills involved in watchmaking.

The museum is open 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Tuesday to Sunday, May to October, and 1-5 p.m. other months. The admission fee is CHF12 (near $13).

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In Switzerland, the Espace Horloger - Vallée de Joux, or Joux Valley Museum of Watchmaking (Grand-Rue 2, 1347 Le Sentier, Switzerland; phone +41 21 845 75 45), reopened in May 2012 after an 8-month renovation.

The museum, an hour’s drive or a 90-minute train ride from Geneva, showcases timepieces from the 16th to 19th centuries and ranging from table and travel clocks to Gothic and planetary clocks. Interactive exhibits show the skills involved in watchmaking.

The museum is open 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Tuesday to Sunday, May to October, and 1-5 p.m. other months. The admission fee is CHF12 (near $13).