National Watch & Clock Museum

Museum with rotating exhibits

During the late 19th century, Lancaster County was home to many watch and clock manufacturers and schools. First opened to the public in 1977, the National Watch and Clock Museum features more than 12,000 items and has a library and research center to help visitors learn more about their own timepieces.

Chronologically, the exhibits take you on a tour through the entire history of timekeeping technology from early non-mechanical devices to today’s atomic and radio controlled clocks. The Museum also features rotating special exhibits and a variety of special events and programs.

514 Poplar Street, Columbia, PA

(717) 684-8261