Saint-Nicolas-d'Aliermont, France

Discovery tour of the clock museum

Discovery tour of the clock museum

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55 tour stops

1

Lovely hill of Aliermont

Lovely hill of Aliermont

2 min
2

The act of 1197

The act of 1197

1 min
3

Coat of arms and stained-glass

Coat of arms and stained-glass

1 min
4

Archbishop's Manor

Archbishop's Manor

56 s
5

Saint Nicolas's clockmaking origins

Saint Nicolas's clockmaking origins

2 min
6

Saint Nicolas clocks

Saint Nicolas clocks

3 min
7

Saint Nicolas movement

the evolution of the Saint Nicolas Movement

2 min
8

Corn-ear clock

Presentation of a corn-ear clock

1 min
9

Beaubec clocks

Presentation of a Beaubec clock

1 min
10

Revolution clock

Revolution clock

1 min
11

Tools display case

Presentation of tools used by clockmakers

1 min
12

Mechanisms

Technical comparison of 3 mechanisms

3 min
13

"Window" working in 19th century

"Window" working in 19th century

3 min
14

Honoré PONS

Presentation of Honoré PONS

1 min
15

Mantel clock

the success of mantel clock in the 19th century

58 s
16

Paris movement

Paris movement

 
17

Homere clock - Pons

Presentation of a mantel clock Pons representing Homere

1 min
18

Cathedral clock

Cathedral clock

51 s
19

Enamel Clock - Bloquel

Presentation of a mantel clock

1 min
20

Carriage clock craze

Carriage clock craze

2 min
21

The balance spring

The balance spring

1 min
22

Carriage clock - Leroy

description of the carriage clock - Leroy

45 s
23

Measuring time

Presentation of differents instruments for measuring time

2 min
24

1001 ways to tell the time

presentation of time measuring instruments

2 min
25

Turret clock mechanism

Presentation of turret clock mechanisms

2 min
26

Time in poetry

description of a painting

2 min
27

Baudelaire's "The clock"

Baudelaire's poem

2 min
28

Invention of pendulum clock

invention of pendulum clock by Christian Huygens

2 min
29

Christian Huygens

Presentation of Christian Huygens

2 min
30

Clockmaking industry boom

The development of the Couaillet factory

3 min
31

Bayard alarm-clocks

Presentation of Bayard company

2 min
32

Turning lathe

Présentation of machines

1 min
33

Assemble table

presentation of an assemble table

53 s
34

Industrial disputes

Industrial disputes

2 min
35

World success of alarm-clock

Presentation of Bayard production

2 min
36

Birth of a new alarm-clock

Birth of a new alarm-clock

1 min
37

Travel clocks - Sonnfort Bijou

Prensentations of famous alarm-clocks

1 min
38

Poster - Bayard the knight

description of the poster

1 min
39

Publicity

Presentation of different advertising posters

45 s
40

The time in every home

The time in every home

1 min
41

The A.H.A

Presentation of the association

1 min
42

Scientific clockmaking

Scientific clockmaking

47 s
43

Regulators

Presentation of regulators

1 min
44

Photos - Delepine family

Presentation of a chronomater makers family

1 min
45

Marine chronometers

Presentation of marine chronometers

2 min
46

Chronometers - how it works

Chronometers - how it works

1 min
47

Lambert time clock

Presentation of a time clock and the Lambert company

2 min
48

Flaman system

Presentation of a Flaman system

1 min
49

Denis Frères

Presentation of Denis Frères company

2 min
50

Clockmaker's know-how

Clockmaker's know-how

2 min
51

War and munitions

War and munitions

2 min
52

Forced labour in WW2 Germany

Forced labour in WW2 Germany

1 min
53

Telegraph and shell fuses

Presentation of telegraph and shell fuses

46 s
54

Workers' housing

Presentation of projects of workers' cities

2 min
55

Le Corbusier house-Bayard

Le Corbusier house-Bayard

2 min

Overview

High place of industrial history in Normandy, Saint-Nicolas d'Aliermont welcomes you for a visit to the Museum of watchmaking. Through its collections of clocks, clocks and other instruments of time measurement, and thanks to the watchmaking workshop, discover a new know-how that has developed in our Region from the 18th century to the end of the 20th century.

The courses available on Guidigo were developed as part of the "Click to Clock" project thanks to the support of the Normandy Region.

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