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Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library An exceptional collection of historic clocks, watches, and marine timekeepers. The majority of items in the collection range from c . 1600-c . 1850. Housed in the Science Museum, the museum contains more than 1000 watches, 80 clocks, 25 marine chronometers and a number of fine sun dials and examples of hand engraving, which map the history of innovation in watch and clock making in London from 1600 to the present day.

 

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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £53  39% off
1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 3 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
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St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 7 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
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The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell
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49-50 St John's Square, EC1V | 8 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
Located nearby to trendy neighbourbood Farringdon, The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell has been affectionately named the Great Aunt of the original Zetter Hotel. Within the Georgian townhouse, ... More
 
 
 
 
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The Postal Museum and Mail Rail
London > Attractions > Museums
Phoenix Place, Clerkenwell, London WC1X | 2 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
Explore the history of the Royal Mail at The Postal Museum where you can go on an underground adventure through narrow tunnels not used since 2003. ... More
 
 
 
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Charles Dickens Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
48 Doughty Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
Charles Dickens brought London to life with his imaginative depictions of city life and his fascination and passion for the foggy Victorian streets have inspired two ... More
 
 
 
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The Foundling Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 8 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
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Exmouth Market
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
A rich hunting ground for restaurants and bars, Exmouth Market twinkles under the fairy lights that zig-zag overhead across the scenic pedestrianised street. Hip hang outs ... More
 
 
 
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House of Detention
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Sans Walk, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
The House of Detention gets its name from its former purpose - as a prison - and there has been a prison on this site since ... More
 
 
 
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Crypt On The Green, St James'
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 6 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
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Beautiful Books: Dickens And The Business Of Christmas
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Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library, 48 Doughty Street, WC1N | 4 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
A display exploring a Victorian publishing phenomenon and a string of Christmas books by Charles Dickens that continue to influence the season more than 170 years ...More
 
 
 
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Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
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London > Entertainment > Live Music
113-117 Farringdon Road, EC1R | 4 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
Housed in an intimately lit Victorian warehouse, The Piano Works is a non-stop live music venue where in-house musicians take centre ... More
 
 
 
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ec one Exmouth Market
London > Shopping > Jewellery
41 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
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London > Shopping > Specialists
89 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
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34 Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 6 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
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La Dame de Pic
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
10 Trinity Square, EC3P | 1 minute from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
Chef Anne-Sophie Pic, the fourth female chef in history to be awarded three Michelin stars, and the only ... More
 
 
 
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Mei Ume
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Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square, 10 Trinity Square, EC3P | 1 minute from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
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Quality Chop House
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
94 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 2 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
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London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
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Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 4 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
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Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 8 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
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Spa Fields Park
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Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
A busy park in Islington beside the Three Corners Centre youth centre and Adventure Playground, the 2.02 acre Spa Fields include a children's playground, tarmac ... More
 
 
 
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My Chocolate Workshops
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Hatton Square Business Centre, 16-16a Baldwin Gardens, Holborn, London EC1N | 6 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
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Ted's Grooming Room & Ottoman Lounge
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
31 Theobalds Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1X | 8 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
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The Eagle
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
159 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 2 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
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The Easton
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
22 Easton Street, Clerkenwell, London WC1X0DS | 2 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
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The Gunmakers
London > Nightlife > Pubs
13 Eyre Street Hill, EC1R | 3 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
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Ghost Farringdon
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113-117 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
Most people's gripe about South Ken's graffiti chic venue Ghost INC is that it would be better suited to the edgier East End than the haughty ... More
 
 
 
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The Perseverance
London > Nightlife > Bars
63 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 6 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
Formerly run by Billy Drew (who has opened The Chippy in Soho), The Perseverance in Lamb's Conduit Street re-opened in April 2007 under new management. It's ... More
 
 
 
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Bleeding Heart Bistro
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1 | 8 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
Set in an attractive cobbled courtyard, this candlelit bistro/wine bar is a taste of an older, more civilised world. Uniformed French waiters glide unobtrusively between tables ... More
 
 
 
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Honourable Society of Gray's Inn
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8 South Square, Gray's Inn, Holborn, London WC1R | 7 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
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The Foundling Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 8 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
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Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Farringdon, Clerkenwell, London EC1N | 8 minutes from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
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Beautiful Books: Dickens And The Business Of Christmas
Exhibitions | Until 19th April 2020 

Charles Dickens Museum 4 minutes walk from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library

A display exploring a Victorian publishing phenomenon and a string of Christmas books by Charles Dickens that continue to influence ...More

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Theatre | Until 31st January 2020 

The Old Red Lion Theatre 11 minutes walk from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library

Eight souls come together in their self created limbo to tell their secrets as they desperately try to escape. Whilst ...More

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The Place 15 minutes walk from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library

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Chimpanzee
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Barbican Centre 16 minutes walk from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library

In this extraordinary and heartbreaking puppet play by Nick Lehane, a life-sized chimpanzee escapes the despair of her captive existence ...More

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Comedy | On 21st January 2020 

Angel Comedy Club 17 minutes walk from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library

A night for first-timers and experienced acts to try out new material and receive supportive criticism from the audience....More

Royal Ballet: Onegin
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Dance | Until 29th February 2020 

Royal Opera House 18 minutes walk from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library

John Cranko directs Tchaikovsky's most-loved opera, based on the Alexander Pushkin novel, about the young country girl Tatyana, who believes ...More

 
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Dance | Until 9th February 2020 

Linbury Theatre 18 minutes walk from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library

Kibwe Tavares's newest creation sees lavish costumes and contemporary dance collide. The world premiere of Aisha and Abhaya, a poignant ...More

 
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Exhibitions | On 21st January 2020 

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Join TCR's famous Boozy Book Club to discuss a choice paperback over a specially-designed cocktail in our basement bar. This ...More

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Exhibitions | Until 31st October 2021 

House of Illustration 19 minutes walk from Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library

The first ever permanent exhibition space dedicated to the celebrated illustrator includes an up-to-date showcase of Blake's projects as they ...More

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