Summer party

This year we are holding our summer party in Café Ottilie. On Sunday, July 14, 2024, we will meet at Buchschacherstraße 2 in 66292 Riegelsberg from 11 a.m.


Clock crafting

As part of the city of Püttlingen's summer holiday program, the Saarland Clock Museum offers children the opportunity to design their own clock to take home with them.

Dates: July 17th or 24th, 2024, from 4 p.m. Registration is necessary. Also own appointments, e.g. for a children's birthday party can be arranged.


Special exhibition

"Clocks with art-historical and historical significance"

Vernissage: Saturday, August 24, 2024, 6 p.m

Opening hours: From August 25th to September 1st, 2024 daily from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m

Finissage: Wednesday, September 18, 2024, 4 p.m. with a lecture by Dr. Dietmar Schuler

Image: Marie-Antoinette's clock


Family evening

The most beautiful and cozy event of the "Freunde alter Uhrmacherkunst e. V." is our family evening. Time to meet old acquaintances and friends again. Nobody has to stay at home, call the museum, we are looking for someone who can take you.

This year we will meet on Saturday, October 12, 2024 from 6 p.m. at the fruit and horticultural club above the museum.


The Saarland Watch Museum's watch fair has been taking place regularly for 30 years. As usual, around 30 dealers will be present. Because of its proximity to France, dealers from the “Grand-Est” also take part. Our traditional bistro on the upper floor of the museum will take care of your hunger. In addition to visiting the stock exchange, you can also visit the museum. The sale starts at 11 a.m. and ends at 5 p.m. Entry costs €5, reduced €2.50. Families with children receive a discount.

Our 37th watch fair will take place on Sunday November 10th, 2024.

Registration for sellers with Dr. Schuler 0 68 31/82 24 9, email: d.schuler(at) or during museum opening hours on 0 68 06/48 02 84.


Black-Red-Gold – Part 1

As part of the “Museum in the Afternoon” series, Klaus Friedrich will give a lecture in his usual amusing manner on Wednesday, November 20, 2024, 4 p.m. about the history of German democracy with particular focus on the Saarland, e.g. the influence of Philipp Jakob Siebenpfeiffer and Johann Georg August Wirth on the Hambach Festival.

The democratic ideas of "Freedom, Equality and Fraternity" will be presented in order to compare them with the current state of German democracy in the second part on January 15, 2025.


Black-Red-Gold – Part 2

As part of the “Museum in the Afternoon” series on January 15, 2025, 4 p.m., the current state of our German democracy will be compared with the idea of ​​“freedom, equality and fraternity.” The speaker on this sensitive topic has not yet been determined.

Image: Clock sign with the "Seven Liberal Arts", which visually represents the origin of our European culture and democracy.


Museum in the afternoon

On March 19, 2025, 4 p.m., Delf Slotta will give a lecture in his well-known manner about the “monuments of the iron and steel industry on the Saar”.

As always, we meet in advance for coffee and cake with free entry.

Image: Völklinger Hütte around 1955 by Thomas Abel


Members meeting

As stipulated in a resolution of the rules of procedure, we meet for the annual general meeting of the "Freunde alter Uhrmacherkunst e. V." on the first Friday after the changeover to summer time.

In 2025, this will be April 4th at 7 p.m.

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