2022 Agenda of the amisMIH

 

 

February 6th 2022, 10:30 am 

  • AMISMIH TOUR - First Sunday of each month, the association for Friends of the Musée international d'horlogerie (amisMIH) offers a free guided tour to those who are interested in discovering the treasures of the MIH. This tour is included in entry to the museum (free from October to March; fee applies from April to September).

 

 

2022 Agenda of the MIH

 

 

THE EXHIBITIONS:


PERMANENT EXPOSITIONS:

 

  • MAN AND TIME - The exhibition takes you on a captivating journey through time. Unique in its architectural and museographic design, the Musée international d'horlogerie houses the world's greatest collection devoted to the measurement of time. From sun dials to atomic clocks through pendulums, clocks, watches, automata, machines as well as tools from the 16th century to the present day, the exhibition unveils mysteries of time and retells the technical, artistic, social, economic and cultural history of watchmaking in Switzerland and around the world in a very vivid and didactic manner, spanning over 2000 m2.

  

  • TO THE NEAREST FEMTOSECOND !Dive into the infinitely accurate! The search for precision has been a catalyst for the development and the innovations in the watchmaking field since the 16th century. From World War II, such precision has moved from watchmakers and astronomers to scientists: time is now defined through observation of physical phenomena and not through astronomical observation anymore. The femtosecond – equivalent to 10-15 – (or a quadrillionth) of a second is the most precise fraction of a second ever measured. Such a degree of precision is imperceptible to human beings, but has nevertheless become necessary to daily life organisation: geo-tracking, transportation, telecommunications have become efficient thanks to this extreme precision.

 

 

TEMPORARY EXHIBITIONS:

 

From 19 March 2021 to 28 February 2022

  • NEW ACQUISITIONS IN 2020 - Our collection is able to grow regularly thanks to donations and purchases. Every year, the International Watchmaking Museum acknowledges the generosity of its donors with a 12-month exhibition of new acquisitions from the previous year.

 

 

 

 

 

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WORKSHOPS

Dates and Time listed online on www.mih.ch

MIH is offering workshops for children and young people on fixed dates during the school holidays and every first Sunday of each month at 10:30. These workshops give your children the opportunity to fit a mechanical movement, build their own sun dial, create a dial just like an enameller...and more! Call +41 32 967 68 61 to book.