Listen to ticking clocks at the Whangarei Claphams clock museum and then pop over the Hatea walkway to the time machine with its rolling balls.
Wow, fascinating clocks that can boil a kettle and make tea. Ancient timepieces using the sky and sand to navigate time. Whangarei delivers an unusual, quirky and outstanding collection of clocks, timepieces and odd facts about time. Visit Clapham’s Clock Museum and you will be impressed.
Clapham’s Clock collection is the largest and most historically significant collection of clocks in the Southern Hemisphere.
And the souvenir shop is intriguing with vintage clocks, new clocks and unique objects that will remind you of the time spent exploring the Clock Museum on the Hatea walkway, Whangarei town basin.
WHERE IS CLAPHAMS CLOCK MUSEUM LOCATED?
Claphams Clock Museum, Whangarei is located in the town basin opposite the Rolling Ball Time Machine. It is unmissable due to the very large clock hand artly planted among the flowering plants.
ARE THERE GUIDED TOURS IN CLAPHAMS CLOCK MUSEUM, WHANGAREI?
There are FREE guided tours in the Clapham’s Clock Museum. Book beforehand to avoid disappointment.
The Whangarei Rolling Ball Clock
Discover a memorising very large rolling ball clock on the Hatea Walkway, Whangarei. The kids will be fascinated by the balls as they speed up and whizz around the steel pathway. The fully glassed exterior allows for great viewing.
A great place for a selfie
The Rolling Ball clock is now in place in its prime location adjacent to the museum. The time is indicated by balls that roll onto timing racks with markings for hours, minutes and seconds.
The Rolling Ball Clock operates between 8.00 am-8.00 pm.
WHAT ARE THE OPENING HOURS FOR CLAPHAM’S CLOCK MUSUEM, WHANGAREI?
The Clapham’s Clock Museum is open daily between 9.00 am-4.30 pm. Closed Christmas Day. Always check before visiting for up to date opening hours.
The Clapham’s Clock Museum charges an admission fee.
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