Step back in time with a visit to the American Clock & Watch Museum, Inc, located in America’s great clockmaking city, Bristol, Connecticut. As you travel through our unique gallery spaces, you will discover the finest American clocks and watches on display. The ticking, striking and chiming of the timepieces will be a treat to your eyes and ears. Take time to discover the treasures we have to offer; plan a visit to our facility on this special day!
This year the American Clock & Watch Museum will celebrate its 60th anniversary as a museum and cultural destination in Bristol, Connecticut, with a special exhibition.
TV, War & Cinderella reviews the events and trends of the early 1950s and its impact on the clock and watch industry, as well as the community of Bristol. Content will extend from the close of World War II up to the mid-1950s. ACWM is collaborating with the Timexpo Museum, Ashland (Mass.) Historical Society, Bristol Historical Society, and Bristol Public Library on the project. The exhibit runs through December 2, 2012.
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