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UNESCO : Espace de l'urbanisme horloger (Showroom), La Chaux-de-Fonds

"I get off at La Chaux-de-Fonds station. It’s 1.35. A bit lost, I go out of the building and see a big sign. Phew! I’m saved! The sign tells me to follow the red line to an information point. Ten minutes later, I’m at quite a surprising place… What a scatterbrain I am, La Chaux-de-Fonds was classed as a UNESCO world heritage site and I’d forgotten! That’s why there’s this exhibition. The many images and explanations on the walls remind me what makes this site so different from others: town planning based on the clock-making industry... That’s the answer! There’s even a film on the subject projected on the floor! Shame, no time to watch it this time, my guided tour is about to leave".

Virginie

Opening times
From May to October : 10.00 - 12.00 and 13.00 - 16.30 ; from November to April : 13.00 - 16.00 ; daily opened.  

Prices
Free.

Good to know

  • Ideal starting point for anyone who wants to discover the secrets of the UNESCO site.
  • Languages : French, German, English, Italian.
  • Duration : 15 minutes
     

Espace de l'urbanisme horloger
Rue Jaquet-Droz 23
2300 La Chaux-de-Fonds
T. +41 (0) 32 889 68 95
www.watch-cities.ch

UNESCO : Espace de l'urbanisme horloger (Showroom), La Chaux-de-Fonds