13 September 2021 COVID -Pass

Any person participating in our watch experience (Manufacture tours, workshop & initiation) must meet the following conditions: Present a Covid certificate: the vaccination passport or proof of a negative PCR (not older than 72 hours) or rapid antigen test (not older than 48 hours)

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Make your own watch Le Locle

Apprentices of Time workshop

During this unique watchmaking experience at a workshop in Le Locle's industrial zone, you can assemble your own mechanical watch... and take it home with you!

What the activity involves

With all the tools of a professional watchmaker and guided by the invaluable advice of an expert, you’ll learn to make your own mechanical watch, step by step, having chosen its components and external parts. A hands-on way to explore watchmaking techniques.


Pôle Industrie, Jambe Ducommun 19, 2400 Le Locle

Opening hours

1. Scheduled workshops :
– Every second Wednesday of the month: 17:00-21:00
– Every last Saturday of the month: 08:00-12:00

Next sessions:

30 october

10 november

27 november

2. Exclusive and group workshops :
Activity available throughout the year, reservation required. Times and reservation on request


Scheduled workshop : CHF 750.- per person
Group workshop from 3 to 6 persons : CHF 945.- per person
Individual workshop (1 to 2 persons) : CHF 1’385.- per person

Welcome: coffee-croissant or aperitif offered


4 hours

Number of persons

1 to 6 persons

Minimum age

16 years old


fr / en / it (de with translater: price supplement of CHF 200.-)

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