Discover over five centuries of watchmaking history at Patek Philippe Museum, which houses a large collection of fine timepieces and related mechanisms created from the 16th century up to the present day. Founded by one of Switzerland's leading watch manufacturers, the museum devotes a great deal of attention to the brand's own luxury products, with a special focus on modern precision pieces and lavish 19th-century pocket watches. The antique collection looks beyond the brand's best products and traces the evolution of timekeeping with displays of the finest examples of Swiss-made watches, musical automata, and portrait miniatures painted on enamel. Check the website for public and private guided tours. Put Patek Philippe Museum on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Geneva trip builder site.
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Great museum with hundreds of horological items that can easily constitute a 2+ hour visit. For the price, it is a must-see for any collector. Do note that the vast majority of exhibition text is in..... more
Great museum with hundreds of horological items that can easily constitute a 2+ hour visit. For the price, it is a must-see for any collector. Do note that the vast majority of exhibition text is in..... more »
What a lovely museum. Many floors of history, and so many things to look at. For myself, with an interest in watches, it was great to take it all in. Even my wife who has no interest in watches found.... more
What a lovely museum. Many floors of history, and so many things to look at. For myself, with an interest in watches, it was great to take it all in. Even my wife who has no interest in watches found.... more »
This was the most informative museum on our trip last month 😃. The lady at the guided tour clearly had a great passion 🔥 towards antique watches and the culture around it . She made us understand why the watches were designed in the way they did . For example the ⌚s w a salt box 🧂 was to prevent girls from passing out in corsets 👗😅 . For example the touch watch was to know the time in the pocket in a boring meeting 💬💭 but still be polite😅 . She also paid attention to the fonts on the watches . My favorite there was the singing birds w unbelievable tiny and accurate automation and the solar clocks . i can't wait to go back again to learn more details . by the way we were also lucky yo see an expensive 🌷 Tulips temporary exhibition . one of them was said to be the value of half of the museum 😮. The first thing the lady told us was : it is all about complications . 😮
It's really good collections. The real art of watchmaking. Unfortunately they don't know about security bags and you must leave your id/bank card or phone to have audioguide device. And you can't do photos as well.Thus I can add only photo of the museum building.
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