Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library  

 
 
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Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library An exceptional collection of historic clocks, watches, and marine timekeepers. The majority of items in the collection range from c . 1600-c . 1850. Housed in the Science Museum, the museum contains more than 1000 watches, 80 clocks, 25 marine chronometers and a number of fine sun dials and examples of hand engraving, which map the history of innovation in watch and clock making in London from 1600 to the present day.

 

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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £57  23% off
1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 3 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
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23 Mecklenburgh Square, WC1N | 5 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
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St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 7 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
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The Postal Museum and Mail Rail
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Phoenix Place, Clerkenwell, London WC1X | 2 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
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48 Doughty Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
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Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
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House of Detention
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Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 6 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
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Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library, Guildhall Yard, Off Gresham Street, EC2P | 1 minute from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
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Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library, Clerkenwell Close, EC1R | 6 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
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41 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
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Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square, 10 Trinity Square, EC3P | 1 minute from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
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94 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 2 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
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Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
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Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
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Hatton Square Business Centre, 16-16a Baldwin Gardens, Holborn, London EC1N | 6 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
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31 Theobalds Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1X | 8 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
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159 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 2 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
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The Easton
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22 Easton Street, Clerkenwell, London WC1X0DS | 2 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
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The Gunmakers
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13 Eyre Street Hill, EC1R | 3 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
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113-117 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
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63 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 6 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
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Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1 | 8 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
Set in an attractive cobbled courtyard, this candlelit bistro/wine bar is a taste of an older, more civilised world. Uniformed French waiters glide unobtrusively between tables ... More
 
 
 
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8 South Square, Gray's Inn, Holborn, London WC1R | 7 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
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40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 8 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
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Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Farringdon, Clerkenwell, London EC1N | 8 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
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Seen And Heard: Victorian Children In The Frame
Exhibitions | Until 28th April 2019 

Guildhall Art Gallery EC2P 2EJ SW7 2DD - 0 minute walk from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library

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Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake
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Dance | Until 27th January 2019 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 8 minutes walk from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library

Matthew Bourne's triumphant modern re-interpretation of Swan Lake, replacing the traditional female corps de ballet with a menacing male ensemble, ...More

 
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Exhibitions | On 24th January 2019 

Conway Hall 8 minutes walk from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library

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The Harrison 8 minutes walk from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library

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Exhibitions | Until 26th January 2019 

Gagosian Gallery Britannia Street 9 minutes walk from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library

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Theatre | Until 2nd February 2019 

The Old Red Lion Theatre 10 minutes walk from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library

An unsettling debut play from Liv Warden, exploring sisterhood, reputation and loyalty. A provocative and timely glimpse into fame, fathers ...More

The Crystal Maze
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Exhibitions | Until 27th January 2019 

The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience 11 minutes walk from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library

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Exhibitions | Until 15th February 2019 

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Exhibitions | On 24th January 2019 

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Exhibitions | Until 27th January 2019 

British Museum 14 minutes walk from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library

Around 150 prints and drawings from the Museum's collections by Georg Baselitz, David Hockney, Jasper Johns, Pablo Picasso, Bridget Riley ...More

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