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The National Watch & Clock Museum plans several special events each year. Events range from  familiy sleepoevers, food and beverage tastings, decade dances, special tours for NAWCC Members and Friends of the Museum, special educational events, and much more.


Upcoming Events:

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Children of all ages will enjoy creating their own working clock to take home during our annual Make and Take Mondays at the Museum. Drop by the Museum between 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m any Monday from June 1st through August 31st. Clock Making Fee: $8.00 per clock, does not included in museum admission. No reservations needed. Large groups of 10 or more should make reservations by calling 717-684-8261, ext. 237.

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Saturday, September 26
9:00am to 3:00pm
Coming September 26, 2015 and in conjunction with Smithsonian Magazine’s Free Museum Day, the National Watch & Clock Museum is hosting its first ever Cloktoberfest!

The event will include food, music, horologica, timepiece evaluations, behind-the-scenes tours, kids activities, and more! Vendors interested in selling horologica at this event are encouraged to contact Abby Krouse at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . NAWCC Members will receive a discount on table fees for the event! Visit our facebook page for more information.

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Friday, October 23
The Family overnight is a unique opportunity for families with children ages 6-12 to spend the night at the Museum and enjoy activities including decorating a clock to take home and explore the many museum's exhibit through a scavenger hunt. Cost is $20 per child and $12 per adult. Register by calling 717-684-8261 ext.237 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Saturday, October 31st from 7-10pm
On this Daylight Saving Time weekend join the museum as we mark the end of daylight saving time with a Halloween bash. Event features music, hors d'oveuvres, and cash bar. Tickets are $20 per individual and $30 per couple. Come in your best costume. To purchase tickets call 717-684-8261 ext.211. *21 and over event.
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Tuesday, November 10th
Activities will include:
• Pendulum Painting
• See a watchmaker a work
• Go on a scavenger hunt through the Museum
• Make a working clock to take home
• Learn how research a timepiece

The cost is $10 per student (ages 6 and up). One adult free per household (additional adults are $6). Space for lunch is available. The activities are set up as stations so you can come anytime between 10-3pm to participate. We suggest allowing at least two hours. Advance registration is needed. You can register by calling 717-684-8261 ext.237 or emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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