"Musée du Temps - Museum of Time" Besançon Things to Do Tip by himalia11

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  Musée du Temps - Granvelle palace
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  • Musée du Temps - Granvelle palace - Besançon
      Musée du Temps - Granvelle palace
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  • Musée du Temps - one of the clocks - Besançon
      Musée du Temps - one of the clocks
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The Museum of Time is located in the Granvelle palace, which was build in the 16th century.
It's showing some nice clocks from different times and there are exhibitions about other things that have something to do with time (for example heart pacemaker), but unfortunately all information is in French only. Also there's so much space, but it appeared to be pretty empty. And I didn't like the dark atmosphere... Nice were the hands-on exhibitions (they finally had multi-language explanations!) where you could experiment something. Altogether it was not so interesting as I expected.

Admission: adults 5 €, reduced (Saturday and with passport inter-museée) 2,50 €. Free on Sundays and for students and +60 years old..
The admission allows you to also visit the Musée des Beaux-Arts et d'Archéologie

Open daily except Monday and a few holidays from 9:15 to 12:00 and 14:00 to 18:00, Sunday from 10:00 to 18:00.

Address: 96 Grand Rue

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Sep 30, 2008
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