Tymperleys Clock Museum (Colchester) Reviews
Description:All the clocks were made in Colchester between 1640 and 1840 and give a fascinating insight into this specialist trade. ... more
Newest Review: ... after the house which formally stood between what is now the museum, and Trinity Street, only part of which has survived today. Old Tymperleys was the home of William Gilberd (1544-1603), A distinguished Elizabethan scientist. The museum was opened on the 16th May, 1987 by the mayor of Colchester, Councillor R.E Russell, and has approximately fifty to eighty visitors a day, so chances ... more
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by - written on 24/08/03, updated on 24/08/03 (Useful, 98 readings)
Once Upon a Time, two bored students were wondering around Colchester in their free periods, with no money in their pockets, and an urge to do something a bit different for a change. So myself and my friend Louise (the princesses of the story), found ourselves wondering into the Clock Museum, situated in Trinity Street, in Colchester, Essex (by the public library). Now I vaguly remember visiting here many years ago when I was in primary school, but as I really don’t remember that visit, we’ll say that I am basing this review on first impressions. The building is named ‘Tymperleys’ after the house ... Read the complete review
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