Claphams National Clock Museum

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Claphams National Clock Museum is a unique visitor attraction presenting one of the largest collections of clocks in the southern hemisphere. Discover exquisite and rare clocks with a fascinating guided tour.

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Our world famous collection is a “Must See”!

Claphams National Clock Museum is a unique visitor attraction presenting one of the largest collections of clocks in the southern hemisphere, established in the 1940’s by Whangarei resident Archibald Clapham.

Come “face to face” with these amazing timepieces, hear the unique chimes and cuckoos, whilst learning about the international history of clock making.

Discover exquisite and rare clocks. Guided tours are an educational and entertaining experience for all ages.

The museum has an extensive souvenir and gift shop.

Located in Whangarei's Town Basin Marina, visitors can enjoy the many waterfront cafes, galleries and shops.

Open daily 9am - 5pm

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Language Support
  • Dutch
  • German
  • Russian
  • Spanish
Additional Information
Proximity to airport: 5km
Proximity to town: 20m
Proximity to coach/bus: 20m
Parking: Two hour free parking at the Town Basin waterfront
Physical Address
Dent Street,
Town Basin, Whangarei, Northland
New Zealand

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