The Beyer Watch

The design of this watch emulates the giant timepiece that hangs outside the Beyer shop. It has served as a trademark for decades, and can be seen from a long way off on the Bahnhofstrasse.

Contact and information

Beyer Zurich Clock and Watch Museum
Bahnhofstrasse 31

8001 Zurich

Phone: 043 344 63 63
Fax: 043 344 63 64

E-mail: E-Mail

Opening hours:
Monday to Friday 2.00pm - 6.00pm
Guided tours on request
Bookings required for groups of 10 persons or more

CHF 8 adults
CHF 3 schoolchildren and students
CHF 5 with AHV identification
Children under 12 are free
Further discounts by arrangement, ZürichCARD is valid

The Clock and Watch Museum is wheelchair-accessible.

Opening hours during public holidays
Date Day Public holiday Opening hours
01.01.2017 Su New Year's Day Closed
02.01.2017 Mo St. Berchtold's Day Closed
13.04.2017 Th Maundy Thursday Open until 4 pm
14.04.2017 Fr Good Friday Closed
17.04.2017 Mo Easter Monday Closed
24.04.2017 Mo Sechseläuten Closed
01.05.2017 Mo Labour Day Closed
24.05.2017 We Day before Ascension Open until 4 pm
25.05.2017 Th Ascension Day Closed
05.06.2017 Mo Whit Monday Closed
01.08.2017 Tu National Day Closed
12.08.2017 Sa Street Parade Closed
24.12.2017 Su Christmas Eve Closed
25.12.2017 Mo Christmas Day Closed
26.12.2017 Tu Boxing Day Closed
31.12.2017 Su New Year's Eve Closed
01.01.2018 Mo New Year's Day Closed
02.01.2018 Tu St. Berchtold's Day Closed

Zurich Card

Holders of the ZürichCARD can enjoy free rides on the trams, buses, trains and boats in Zurich and surrounding area. You will also get free admission to most of the Zurich museums, including the Beyer Clock and Watch Museum.


Guided tours

Are you planning to visit the Beyer Zurich Clock and Watch Museum with your club, tour group, school class or friends? Please contact Mrs. Winkler to arrange a guided tour.

Phone: +41 43 344 63 63

We accept groups of max. 15 participants during opening hours. The cost per person is CHF 8. We would be pleased to organise aperitifs in the museum, the cost of which will be charged to your account. Guided tours outside the official opening hours are possible by prior arrangement and on payment of an additional fee.

School classes

The Beyer Zurich Clock and Watch Museum warmly welcomes school classes. Schoolchildren visiting the museum with their class are each granted a reduced entrance fee of CHF 3; accompanying teachers are admitted free of charge. Please inform us of your visit in advance. We are pleased to welcome school classes during the morning.

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