Waltham Watch Day!
July 9, 2011
Have you wondered about the history of your antique clock or pocket watch? Want to know when and where it was made? Bring your antique watch or clock to The Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation on July 9, 2011 from 1-3pm and discover the history behind that timepiece.
The Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation will have several historians and specialists on hand to provide condition reports and backgrounds for anyone who wishes to learn more about their antique watch or clock.
At 1:00 PM we will host a story time for the kids and young-at-heart. Come time-travel with us while we read "The Pocket Watch" by Michelle L. Izmaylov. Then try your hand at making your very own pocket watch to take home!
The Charles River Museum of Industry also has a gallery of tools used and watches made at the Waltham Watch Factory. Come learn about this amazing process that perfected precision timekeeping.