Watch Building Experience
Come discover the inside of watchmaking and leave with your own personalized, highly finished time keeping piece.
Discover a Swiss watch company. Witness first hand how watch components are made, and more than that, assemble your own watch according your taste. This is what the Swiss Academy is determined to offer all its participants.
Two dedicated and highly trained watchmakers will accompany you throughout the entire day. They will teach you to assemble your own highly crafted, mechanical, manually wound wrist watch, piece by piece. You will be guided through the process of assembling the mainspring, central power organ of the watch, the gears, power transmitting agents followed by the anchor, beat counting organ and finally, the balance wheel with its hairspring whose role is to insure proper time keeping. You will then be guided through all final check points such as quality control, regulating precise time keeping, and ensuring the watch is waterproof. You will be invited to personalize your watch with your own leather band, and taught the method to affix it to your watch case.
The Swiss Watch Academy is open to all types of people, watch amateurs as well as watch lovers, who want to live an out of this world experience, building and acquiring a unique and exclusive personalized and long desired timepiece. This experience is open to all foreign clientelle, avid to own a personalized timepiece and return home with it.
Group price on the left of the cours includes a mechanical watch, model WA-008.
Swiss Watch Academy
2 to 4 hours (half day)
Group & pricing information
5 - 15