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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Manufacture tour Le Locle

Private tour of the Zenith Manufacture

A private tour of the Manufacture, where you’ll learn about the various watchmaking professions and the entire watch manufacturing process, from designing the movement to assembling the components.

What the activity involves

With over 150 years of history, the Zenith Manufacture remains at the site where it was originally opened in the heart of the Neuchâtel mountains. You’ll be taken on a journey through the Zenith watch production process, discovering a world of craftsmanship, precision and passion and meeting its meticulous craftsmen. Combining the authenticity of a unique tradition with the boldness of cutting-edge technology, the Manufacture boasts over 200 expert craftsmen who carry out 80 different professions. Through interactive experiences, you’ll be immersed in the fabulous history of the brand and the El Primero movement. Zenith is the first watchmaking manufacture in the world to open to the public on its original site.


Rue des Billodes 34, 2400 Le Locle

Opening hours

Private tour from Monday to Thursday, by registration only (subject to availability of the manufacture)


3 hours

Prices 2024

CHF 500.-/ group from 1 to 8 persons

Number of persons

Maximum 8 persons

Minimum age

14 years old


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Important information : the visit involves some walking and is not suitable for people with reduced mobility

Public visit every Friday from 09:00 am to 12:00 pm on prior booking.

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