The Watch Museum of Le Locle is a municipal museum specializing in horology, placed in Le Locle, Canton of Neuchatel, Switzerland. It is open to the general public. The museum is placed in a small historical us of a manor house, known as 'Chateau des Monts', approximately one kilometer north of the city middle, on a hill.Most site visitors integrate a visit to this museum with the other international-magnificence horological museum within the place the Musee worldwide d'horlogerie in La Chaux-de-Fonds, a few kilometers similarly east.
In these three specialised regions of horological records, several of the exhibited pieces are a few of the exceptional specimens globally which can be on show to the general public. On the floor floor there is also a noticeably concentrated comprehensive technical history of the watch motion. The museum functions also a small auditorium wherein a video presentation allows site visitors to witness the exhibited automatons in action. The park-like garden features numerous sundials and larger, sculptural clocks, which includes a duplicate of the Elephant clock of al-Jazari.
At most times there's at least one extra transient exhibition on a horological subject matter. The museum has an exceptional horological library, incorporating the research records of the Swiss horological student and historian Alfred Chapuis, and the previous library of the French horological writer Tardy. The library is open for horological students by way of appointment most effective.