Knowledge & culture

Visit a prestigious watch manufacture

Experience the high art of watch-making up close

Find out all about the watchmaker’s craft and enjoy the unique experience of visiting the workshops of two prestigious brands: Zenith in Le Locle and Corum in La Chaux-de-Fonds.

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Visit to the Corum watch factory

Seize this unique opportunity to explore the world of a globally renowned watchmaker from the inside! During the two-hour tour, you’ll find out about the history and expertise of the prestigious Corum brand by visiting both its museum and “Haute Horlogerie” workshops.

Number of people: maximum 8
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Languages: French (German, English, Italian and Chinese with audio-guide)
Minimum age: 12

Visit to the Zenith watch factory

An unusual and fascinating tour, known as “Le monde étoilé de Zenith” (“The Starry World of Zenith”), allows you to explore the universe of the Zenith watch brand, with its famous star motif. Specially devised for the general public by museum design experts, the guided tour represents a journey of initiation into the world of the mechanical watch and its mysteries. You will discover the intricate workings of an institution in which members of 80 different watchmaking professions apply their expertise.

Number of people: maximum 8
Duration: 3 hours
Languages: French (German, English, Spanish, Japanese and Chinese with audio-guide)
Minimum age: 14

 

More exciting information and offers on Swiss watchmaking:

Opening times Tomorrow Tuesday open

Visit to the Corum watch factory in La Chaux-de-Fonds

The offer is available all year round.
Every Tuesday at 9:30 hours.
Reservation obligatory by Neuchâtel Tourism

Visit to the Zenith watch factory in Le Locle

The offer is available all year round.
Every Friday from 9:00 hours to 12:00 hours.
Reservation obligatory by Neuchâtel Tourism

Subject to change without prior notice.

Rates

Entry fee, Corum Watch Factory

  • CHF 20.00 Adults

Entry fee, Zenith Watch Factory

  • CHF 40.00 Adults

Prices in CHF per person incl. VAT / Prices and products subject to alteration.

How to get there

Zenith

By train to Le Locle. Then a short walk (550m) to the watch manufactory. 

 

Corum

By train to La-Chaux-de-Fonds. Then 20 minutes walk or 5 minutes by bus no. 304 to the stop "La Chaux-de-Fonds, Stavay-Mollondin". Then 3 minutes walk to the watch manufactory.

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