Public tour of the Zenith Manufacture
During this unprecedented scenic tour of the Manufacture, 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
Every Friday Morning at 09.00 a.m
By registration only (last-minute booking possible until 5pm on Thursdays before the visit)
CHF 40.-/ person
Number of persons
Maximum 8 persons
14 years old
fr (de / en / es / jp / cn with audio-guide)
Good to know
The visit involves some walking and is not suitable for people with reduced mobility
Private tours can also be organised
Conditions of entry to the Manufacture: Any person entering the Manufacture 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)
- Present the visit confirmation
- Present an identity document
- Take a temperature check upon arrival at the Manufacture
- Wear a surgical mask upon entering the Manufacture and for the whole duration of the visit
Any person who does not meet these five conditions will not be allowed to enter the Manufacture site and their visit will not be reimbursed.
Thank you for your understanding.