German Clock Museum, Furtwangen

Learn about the history of clocks and timekeeping from the Stone Age to the present day at German Clock Museum, which is open 365 days a year in the region famous for the cuckoo clock. Kids can become detectives and look for clues throughout the museum with a special booklet that helps them solve a crime. Adults can pick up an English-language guide that helps you learn about the early mechanisms and traditions used to tell time, as well as more modern inventions. Guided tours are also available. Check online for any special exhibitions. Plan your visit to German Clock Museum and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Furtwangen trip tool .
Create an itinerary including German Clock Museum
German Clock Museum Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.0
140 reviews
  • Really watches to suit all tastes from traditional cuckoo clocks at clocks in all imaginable. Really worth visiting
    View original
  • The visit to the Museum is highly recommended. The Museum is surprisingly large. The tour is very well landscaped and runs through all epochs of the watch time. We can only recommend anyone who is close to return here. The Museum staff is very friendly and helpful. .
    View original
  • My family and I enjoyed visiting this museum dedicated to Black Forest and German clocks. It covers a wide timespan, with hundreds of clocks on display. Our guide was knowledgeable and clearly enjoys ...  more »
  • The Black Forest Clock geeks on Facebook raved about this museum. For good reason. It tells the story of time from the beginning of time-keeping, with an emphasis on clock making in the region. Well done!
  • We visited the museum in April - not too crowded. Huge collection of all kinds of clocks, the history told through the exhibition. If you are in the black forest consider this museum.
  • To understand black forest watches, you need to visit this place.
  • Very interesting and great value for money
  • Lots of great displays of clocks and time calculation. English explanations in pamphlet holders near the displays.

Plan your trip to Furtwangen

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Furtwangen

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor