Claphams Clocks - The National Clock Museum, Whangarei

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View the largest collection of clocks and watches in the Southern Hemisphere at Claphams Clocks - The National Clock Museum. The museum houses more than 1,500 clocks, watches, and music boxes. For additional information, take a guided tour at no extra cost. Stop for a moment to enjoy the symphony of ticking clocks and tinkling music. Keep an eye on the cuckoo clocks especially: they are all set to different times throughout the day, and visitors are bound to see at least one go off. Before you leave, check out the gift shop for souvenirs like clocks, jewelry, stamps, and more. Plan to visit Claphams Clocks - The National Clock Museum during your Whangarei vacation using our convenient Whangarei vacation planner.
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  • I admit, I know nothing about clocks. But the good people of Whangarei are very proud of their local, Archibald Clapham, who decorated his house with hundreds of clocks. He was quirky and obviously a ...  more »
  • Very interesting well worth a little look whilst at The Town Basin, not sure I would make a special trip. Please children do not touch, my friends little girl got a stern telling off!!  more »
  • We had a great afternoon visiting the clock museum. It was really interesting and well laid out. We were in awe of the talent that went into making each clock and couldnt believe how old some of them ...  more »
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  • Another 'must do' places. The sheer number of clocks is awe-inspiring!
  • Quirky and fun. A tourist attraction with a difference.
  • Loved it. Well worth a visit.
  • Must visit when in Whangarei....most unique and interesting collection of clocks from all over the world ! Fascinating for kids and adults !
  • Will def come back to buy clocks for gifts. Beautiful.