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Discover a world of wonders, with clocks, watches and timepieces – something guaranteed to get every imagination ticking! Find out more about the museum’s opening arrangements, how to find us, and all the information needed to plan your visit.

Opening Times

The Museum is open regularly during the summer every Friday 11am to 3pm, from 5th April until 27th September 2019.

We will open on additional dates for special events – please see our events page for more details of these or Contact us for more details.


Standard Tickets:

  • Adults £5
  • Children under 12 FREE
  • FREE to Friends of the Museum of Timekeeping
  • BHI Members £3

(Alternative charges apply for special events)

Free Car Parking

Getting Here

We are located at the home of the British Horological Institute, at Upton Hall, in the picturesque and rural Nottinghamshire Village of Upton. We are located between Southwell (3 miles away) and Newark on Trent (6 miles away).

Address: Museum of Timekeeping, British Horological Institute, Upton Hall, Main Street, Upton, Notts, NG23 5TE

You can find detailed information on how to get here on our directions page.


Owing to the historic nature of the Grade II listed building there are some aspects of the Museum building which disabled visitors may find difficult.

The Museum team are always pleased to speak with visitors with specific access in detail in advance of their visit, to provide more information, and to make special arrangements where possible.

You can find further details on our accessibility page at the link below.


The independent on-site Clock House Café, offers a range of homemade treats, including cakes, scones, sandwiches and meals, plus cold refreshments and the finest loose leaf tea and coffee.

The café is open every day from 10am- 4.30pm.

To find out more, including refreshment options for groups arranging museum tours, phone 01636 919591.

Museum of Timekeeping
Upton Hall, Upton
NG23 5TE

T: 01636 817601

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