Watches

Initium

Initium
Initium
  • Place
    • Le Noirmont

    Ort
  • Recommended Duration
    • 3 h 0
    Dauer

Initium offers introductory courses in watchmaking open to the public at the production site in Le Noirmont, where the participants can assemble and take home their own mechanical Swiss watch. Create your own timekeeper and choose from a wide range of movements, cases, faces, dials, and wristbands.

Three different courses are offered :

Alpha : Introduction to watchmaking: Theoretical aspects of the functioning of a mechanical watch, assembling and disassembling of a movement.
Duration : 3h

Gamma : Create your own mechanical watch: Assemble your watch after the design has been defined from a wide selection of components.
Duration : a half day

Delta : Create your own mechanical watch: Disassemble and reassemble a movement, then build your own watch by choosing from a wide selection of components. Lunch with the watchmaker at the Relais Château Georges Wenger is included.
Duration : a day

Prices
Prices
  • Prices per person
    Alpha
    • CHF 350.-
  • Gamma
    • CHF 1990.-
  • Gamma Automatique
    • CHF 2290.-
  • Delta
    • CHF 2490.-
  • Delta Automatique
    • CHF 2890.-
Good to know
Good to know

- In addition to the instructions given by a professional watchmaker while assembling the watch, the courses at Initium also provide interesting information about the history of the regional watchmaking industry as well as theoretical knowledge about the functioning of a mechanical watch.

On site
On site
  • Accessibility
    • Free parking
    • Booking required
    • Accessible by public transport
    • Wheelchair accessible
  • Services
    • Suitable for groups
Access
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Links & PDFs
Links & PDFs
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The history of watchmaking in the Canton of Jura
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