3 January 2023 Conditions of entry to our watchmaking experiences

The wearing of a mask and the Sanitary Pass are no longer compulsory for our watchmaking experiences.

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Introduction to watchmaking La Chaux-de-Fonds

Le Garde-Temps introduction to watchmaking

Over the course of an hour and 30 minutes, you’ll learn how a mechanical movement works by carrying out meticulous operations at your workbench.

What the activity involves

Immersing yourself in the world of geartrains and springs, you’ll work on a mechanical movement and learn all about the infinitely tiny world of watchmaking. With patience and professionalism, a master watchmaker will explain the various crucial stages in the assembly of a watch movement and show you how to carry them out.


Rue des Recrêtes 1, 2300 La Chaux-de-Fonds

Opening hours

Activity available all year long only by registration.


1 hour 30 minutes

Prices 2023

CHF 333.- for a group from 1 to 6 persons

German and English with translator only : price supplement of CHF 75.-

Number of persons

From 1 to 6 persons

Minimum age

14 years old


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