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bell tower of the International Museum of Horology, La Chaux-de-Fonds

International Museum of Horology (La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland)

bell tower of the International Museum of Horology, La Chaux-de-Fonds

by International Museum of Horology (La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland)

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Published by The Museum in [La Chaux-de-Fonds] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[text, Jacques Clavel].
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 85/2522 (N)
The Physical Object
Pagination[47] p. :
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2781870M
LC Control Number83206710

  pages, copious illustrations, published by the Musée International d’Horlogerie, La Chaux-de-Fonds, The nature of this book makes it very difficult to review concisely. In addition, my knowledge of clocks can be described as pathetic. Consequently, I . Av. Léopold-Rob La Chaux-de-Fonds, , CH Property Location With a stay at Athmos Hotel in La Chaux-de-Fonds, you'll be a 4-minute walk from International Museum of Horology and 8 .

Watches are to La Chaux—located in Switzerland’s famed Watch Valley—as movies are to Hollywood, and a walk through the halls of this museum is a testament to the region’s heritage of punctuality: handpainted pocket watches with colorful cloisonné, thunderous grandfather clocks, elaborate gold music boxes, mantle clocks, and a timepiece. Hornsby and District Chamber of | LA CHAUX-DE-FONDS SWITZERLAND | Barrack Square Commerce and Industry | *Location: | (Barrack Street and Riverside Drive) PO Box | International Museum of Horology/ | Perth, Western Australia, Australia.

La Chaux-de-Fonds (French pronunciation: [laʃodəfɔ̃]) is a Swiss city of the district of La Chaux-de-Fonds in the canton of is located in the Jura mountains at an altitude of m, a few kilometers south of the French border. After Geneva, Lausanne and Fribourg, it is the fourth largest city located in the Romandie, the French-speaking part of the country, with a population. As for the municipality of La Chaux-de-Fonds, they might have celebrated the twentieth anniversary of the famous Espacité tower. The th anniversary of the birth of Le Corbusier in this town where horological city planning is listed as a World Heritage Site with UNESCO was as good a reason as any to ignoreour orloger.


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Musée international d'horlogerie, sometimes referred to simply as the MIH, or the "Horological Museum of La Chaux-de-Fonds" in Switzerland, this is at this time unquestionably the broadest specialized horological museum of the world, displaying an amazing variety of both clocks and watches, as well as related tools, machines and artifacts.

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“In La Chaux-de-Fonds, no certificate of baptism was required as an ‘entry ticket’ to middle-class society. At the turn of the century watchmaking skills, and more importantly wealth and a bourgeois lifestyle, were enough in the town that was the heart of Switzerland’s watch industry,” writes Stefanie Mahrer in her book Handwerk der Moderne.

Wake up refreshed and stop by the the International Museum of Horology, which initially opened in the watchmaking school of the valley’s La Chaux-de-Fonds. Dedicated to the history of timekeeping, the Musée International d'Horlogerie (MIH) is home to more than 4, collection pieces, of which 2, watches and around wall clocks.

The technical, artistic, social and economic aspect of the history of watchmaking is illustrated here in living manner.

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December 4, La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland 5/5. La Chaux-de-Fonds received recognition as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its part in the history of timekeeping. International Museum of Horology, Rue des Musées 29, La Chaux-de-Fonds, +41 32 68. Florence Science Museum Horological Holdings of the Science Museum, Florence, Italy Clock Museum Romania Collection of clocks, the earliest dating fromPloeisti, Romania Musee International d'Horlogerie International museum of watchmaking at La Chaux de Fonds, Switzerland.Hotel Club places you next to La Chaux-de-Fonds District and within a minute walk of International Museum of Horology.

This room, 3-star hotel welcomes guests with conveniences like free breakfast, a bar/lounge, and free in-room WiFi. Dining. Start your day off. The new watch was named for the Gaïa award, which celebrates 25 years of its award ceremony in The Musée International d’Horlogerie in La Chaux-de-Fonds (MIH) created the Gaïa Award to honor the memory of one of the earliest patrons of the museum, Maurice Ditisheim.

If the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève awards the horological Oscars, then the more cerebral Gaïa might .