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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Make your own watch La Chaux-de-Fonds

Le Garde Temps workshop

Make your own mechanical watch in this fascinating 4-hour workshop with a watchmaker-instructor.

What the activity involves

In a workshop specially dedicated to watchmaking education and exploration, you’ll become a watchmaker for the day and build your own mechanical watch. Through the detailed instructions of your trainer, you’ll learn how to use tweezers, screwdrivers and pliers, going home with your masterpiece on your wrist.


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

Opening hours

Activity available all year long only on request


3-4 hours

Prices 2024

Watch with a mechanical movement, from CHF 1280.-/ person

Possibility to purchase a box : CHF 25.-

German and English with translator only : price supplement of CHF 200.-

Number of persons

From 1 to 6 persons

Minimum age

14 years old


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