Intro

The headquarters of the famous watchmaker IWC lies on the outskirts of the Old Town of Schaffhausen, directly on the Rhine River. A stylish museum in the elegant historic building takes visitors on a trip through time and the world of legendary watch models.

Nearly 150 years ago, the American watchmaker Florentine Ariosto Jones had a factory built in Schaffhausen, in the orchard of Allerheiligen Monastery. He thereby founded the success story of the famous watch brand IWC. The façade of the protected historic building radiates that simple noblesse that made the company’s watches classics. A few years ago the rooms where watches used to be made were converted into an elegant museum.

Over 230 exhibits are stylishly showcased in artistically lighted display cabinets. Visitors obtain information about each piece from interactive screens. They marvel at the legendary Albert Pellaton Jubilee Watch, or the genealogical trees of famous watch families. A multimedia presentation about the over 150 years of company history completes your trip through time.

General information

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Season
All year
Time required
2 to 4 hours (half day)
Suitable for children with age
14+ years
Suitable for
Groups, Individual, Couples
Weather
Indoor
Category
Education, Urban

Group & pricing information

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Language
German, English
Group Size
1 - 14

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Contact

IWC Schaffhausen
Baumgartenstrasse 15
8200 Schaffhausen
Switzerland

Phone  +41 (0)52 235 75 65
iwc.com

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Schaffhausen
Eastern Switzerland / Liechtenstein
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Contact

IWC Schaffhausen
Baumgartenstrasse 15
8200 Schaffhausen
Phone  +41 (0)52 235 75 65
iwc.com

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