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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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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. Advance 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 $15 per individual and $25 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 at 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 by November 6th. 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. .

Saturday, December 12th at 11:00am

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Celebrate the holiday season by enjoying a special tea and Christmas story reading with Mrs. Claus. Following this special time with Mrs. Claus, all the younger guests will have time to make a special clock to take home and at noon spend time visiting with Santa in the Museum’s spacious marble rotunda. All the tea’s guests are encouraged to dress in their fancy and finest attire for this special occasion and bring along their own cameras to capture all the special moments – including the visit with Santa.

The tea includes assorted sweets, scones with jam, and tea or hot chocolate. Children age four and up are invited to attend the tea accompanied by an adult. Cost for the tea is $18 per child and $12 for each adult. Included are making the clock, the story reading, a visit with Santa, and admission to the Museum.

Please call 717-684-8261 ext. 211 for reservations. Seating is limited

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