The apprentices of Time

Atelier les Apprentis du Temps
Atelier les Apprentis du Temps. © Guillaume Perret
  • Place

    • Le Locle
  • Recommended Duration

    • 4 h 0

Build one's own watch with the help of a watchmaker.

A unique watchmaking experience: assemble your own mechanical watch – and take it home with you! An immersion course in watchmaking expertise in Le Locle's industrial zone.


  • Prices per person

    Scheduled workshop

    • CHF 750.-
  • Workshop for groups from 3 to 6 persons

    • CHF 945.-
  • Individual workshop (1-2 persons)

    • CHF 1385.-
  • Possibility to purchase a box

    • CHF 25.-
  • German translation

    • CHF 200.-

Good to know

Good to know
    • Due to the health measures put in place to stop the pandemic, our watchmaking workshop for groups are strictly limited to 4 people until further notice.
    • For your information, it's mandatory to wear a mask for the entire duration of the workshop.
    • Activity available throughout the year, reservation required
    • Scheduled workshop: every second Wednesday of the month (5 p.m. to 9 p.m.) and every last Saturday of the month 8 a.m. to 12 a.m.)
    • Exclusive and group workshop: times and reservation on request
    • Languages: french, english, italian (german with translator: price supplement)
    • Welcome: coffee-croissant or aperitif offered
    • Number of person: max. 10 people
    • Minimum age: 14 years old

On site

On site
  • Accessibility

    • Free parking
    • Booking required
    • Accessible by public transport
    • Custom hours on request
  • Services

    • Credit/debit card accepted
    • Suitable for groups
    • WC



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