Saint-Nicolas-d'Aliermont, France

Discovery tour of the clockmakingmuseum

Discovery tour of the clockmakingmuseum

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52 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

Revolution clock

Revolution clock

1 min
10

Mantel clock

the success of mantel clock in the 19th century

58 s
11

Cathedral clock

Cathedral clock

51 s
12

Enamel Clock - Bloquel

Presentation of a mantel clock

1 min
13

Honoré PONS

Presentation of Honoré PONS

1 min
14

Paris movement

Paris movement

 
15

"Window" working in 19th century

"Window" working in 19th century

3 min
16

Carriage clock craze

Carriage clock craze

2 min
17

The balance spring

The balance spring

1 min
18

Carriage clock - Leroy

description of the carriage clock - Leroy

45 s
19

1001 ways to tell the time

presentation of time measuring instruments

2 min
20

Measuring time

Presentation of differents instruments for measuring time

2 min
21

Turret clock mechanism

Presentation of turret clock mechanisms

2 min
22

Time in poetry

description of a painting

2 min
23

Baudelaire's "The clock"

Baudelaire's poem

2 min
24

Invention of pendulum clock

invention of pendulum clock by Christian Huygens

2 min
25

Christian Huygens

Presentation of Christian Huygens

2 min
26

Industrial disputes

Industrial disputes

2 min
27

Clockmaking industry boom

The development of the Couaillet factory

3 min
28

Tools display case

Presentation of tools used by clockmakers

1 min
29

Bayard alarm-clocks

Presentation of Bayard company

2 min
30

Turning lathe

Présentation of machines

1 min
31

Assemble table

presentation of an assemble table

53 s
32

Travel clocks - Sonnfort Bijou

Prensentations of famous alarm-clocks

1 min
33

Birth of a new alarm-clock

Birth of a new alarm-clock

1 min
34

Poster - Bayard the knight

description of the poster

1 min
35

World success of alarm-clock

Presentation of Bayard production

2 min
36

Publicity

Presentation of different advertising posters

45 s
37

The time in every home

The time in every home

1 min
38

The A.H.A

Presentation of the association

1 min
39

Scientific clockmaking

Scientific clockmaking

47 s
40

Regulators

Presentation of regulators

1 min
41

Photos - Delepine family

Presentation of a chronomater makers family

1 min
42

Marine chronometers

Presentation of marine chronometers

2 min
43

Chronometers - how it works

Chronometers - how it works

1 min
44

Lambert time clock

Presentation of a time clock and the Lambert company

2 min
45

Flaman system

Presentation of a Flaman system

1 min
46

Denis Frères

Presentation of Denis Frères company

2 min
47

Clockmaker's know-how

Clockmaker's know-how

2 min
48

War and munitions

War and munitions

2 min
49

Forced labour in WW2 Germany

Forced labour in WW2 Germany

1 min
50

Telegraph and shell fuses

Presentation of telegraph and shell fuses

46 s
51

Workers' housing

Presentation of projects of workers' cities

2 min
52

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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