Watch Making (Gishodo Suwako Watch & Clock Museum)

Suwa Area 時計作り(諏訪湖時の科学館儀象堂)


In the hopes of sharing the Suwa area’s clock-making skills with the world as well as to help people better understand this ubiquitous timepiece, the Gishodo Suwako Watch & Clock Museum offers clock-making lessons. From Beginner Courses to Expert Courses which entail assembly of the movement pieces, a wide variety of lessons are available. A nationally-certified technician will gently explain the the process so everyone can enjoy making their own unique clock or watch.


Gishodo Suwako Watch & Clock Museum
Tel: 0266-27-0001 / Fax: 0266-26-1177


Available thoughout the year


9:00-19:00 (Allow 20-60 minutes for the watch making)


2,700-32,000 yen + Museum Entrance Fee 800 yen

Location / Access

3289, Tatsumachi, Shimosuwa Town

By Train:
10 min walk from Shimo-Suwa Station (JR Chuo Line)
By Car:
4 km / 15 min from Okaya IC
10 km / 25 min from Suwa IC

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