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Philippe Stern’s passion for timepieces resulted in the opening in 2001 of a “Temple to watchmaking” : The Patek Philippe Museum. Located in an entirely restored Art Deco building in the area of Plainpalais in Geneva, the museum houses over five centuries of watchmaking history into two important collections: the extraordinary antique collection starting from the 16th century, which includes the earliest watch ever made and the Patek Philippe collection from 1839 onwards. The latter bears testament to more than 175 years of manufacturing the world's finest watches and includes the most complicated timepiece ever made, the Caliber 89. The Patek Philippe Museum is a logical and faithful conclusion to a true legacy of genius.
The Patek Philippe Museum in Geneva is considered one of the world's foremost horology museums. Patek Philippe honorary president Philippe Stern explains how the fantastic collection spanning more than 2000 exhibits originated. It includes portable mechanical timepieces from the 16th century until 1839, Patek Philippe timepieces from 1839 until today, as well as automata and enamel miniatures that promoted Geneva's reputation around the world. The museum also has a library with over 8000 publications on time and time measurement.
A fascinating presentation of Genevese, Swiss and European watches and enamels dating from the 16th to the early 19th century, including a great number of masterpieces that have left their mark on the history of horology.
An evocative showcase of watches designed and created by PATEK PHILIPPE since its foundation in 1839 up to the present day, testifying to more than 175 years of creativity in the production of pocket watches and wristwatches.
Discover the Patek Philippe Museum's collections with a professional guide to understand the historical significance of the art of watchmaking and enamelling.
Every Saturday, the Patek Philippe Museum organizes public guided tour to let you discover its collection of watchmaking masterpieces dating from the 16th to the 20th century.
firstname.lastname@example.org – Tours are available in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese and Russian.
The Patek Philippe Museum hosts an extraordinary collection of watchmaking masterpieces dating from the 16th to the 20th century. This tour highlights the historical significance of the art of watchmaking and enamelling.
Discover enamel painting, a major art form significantly linked to the adornment of the watch, from its origins around 1630 to the creations of the 20th Century.
Discover the Patek Philippe Museum’s extended collection of watches and objects dating from the 16th to the 20th century.
Adults: CHF 10.00
Senior, disabled, unemployed, students aged 18-25: CHF 7.00
Groups >= 10: CHF 5.00
Children < 18: Free
Patek Philippe Museum
Rue des Vieux-Grenadiers 7
Tel.: +41 22 707 30 10
Directions (via GoogleMap)
Tuesday to Friday 14h00 - 18h00
Saturday 10h00 - 18h00
Closed on following bank holidays:
Friday 19th to Monday 22th April
Thursday 30th May
Monday 10th June
Thursday 1st August
Thursday 5th September
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