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Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich

Bahnhofstrasse 31, 8001 Zürich, Switzerland

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About Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich

One of the world’s leading private collections of clocks can be found at this Beyer Clock and Watch Museum. Around 260 very valuable exhibits present the history of timekeeping from 1400 BC to the present day: from sundials to water and tower clocks, Renaissance automata, magnificent pendulum clocks, elaborately decorated pocket watches, and the prototype of the first quartz wristwatch. Scientific navigation devices are also featured here.



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Bahnhofstrasse0.09km from Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich

Bahnhofstrasse – Zurich's Shopping Boulevard You can find everything that your heart desires in Bahnhofstrasse: fashion, art, and Zurich specialties attract local residents as well as visitors. It was created after the construction of Zurich’s Main Railway Station.

Paradeplatz0.11km from Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich

Paradeplatz is a square at the Bahnhofstrasse in downtown Zürich, Switzerland. It is one of the most expensive pieces of real estate in Switzerland and has become synonymous with wealth and the Swiss banks, being the location of the headquarters of both UBS and Credit Suisse. The site of the square lay without the medieval city walls, and was incorporated into the town with the construction of the new ramparts in 1642. During the 17th century.

Augustinergasse0.16km from Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich

Augustinergasse is one of the most beautiful historical, narrow streets in Zurich. With many well-preserved, colorfully painted bay windows, it provides an insight into the history of the city.  It connects busy Bahnhofstrasse with the former Gothic Augustiner Church from the 13th century and continues to the "oasis" St.

Church of St. Peter0.17km from Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich

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A church in Zürich that was built on the remains of a former abbey for aristocratic women which was founded in 853 by Louis the German for his daughter Hildegard.

Lindenhof0.31km from Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich

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Most populated area of Switzerland. Zurich is among the world's largest financial centers despite having a relatively small population. Zurich city is home to many financial institutions and banking companies.