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Friends of the Museum

Become a member of the Association of the Friends of the Watch Museum of Le Locle.

Your participation will help us enrich our collections.
The goal of the Association of the Friends of the Museum is to develop the collections of the Watch Museum of Le Locle. As you may already know, the purchase of quality pieces is extremely costly. It is for this reason that the Association of the Friends of the Museum was created. Your yearly dues allow the Museum to acquire exceptional pieces. The Association now numbers nearly 700 members and we would be delighted if you also decided to join us!

« Single » Memberships have the right to :

  • 1 permanent yearly entry for the member
  • an entry to all our special exhibitions and various events.
Yearly dues are CHF 30.- but may be more, if so inclined.

« Two-person » Memberships have the right to :

  • 2 permanent yearly entries for the member and one accompanying person
  • an entry to all our special exhibitions and various events.
Yearly dues are CHF 50.- but may be more, if so inclined.

Group Memberships (legal entities) benefit from

  • an unlimited number of entries and participants
    during Museum hours and with a call beforehand, these persons must be either visitors or employees of the company within the framework of their professional activity.

Group Membership cards are offered at an annual rate ranging from 200 to 400 Swiss francs, based on company possibilities.

Our Group Memberships :

  • Arcofil S.A.
  • Bergeon S.A.
  • Chopard S.A.
  • Cloos Engineering S.A.
  • CMT Rickenbach SA
  • Corum Montres S.A.
  • ETA SA Manufacture horlogère suisse
  • Manufacture Jämes C. Pellaton S.A.
  • GMG Composants
  • Greubel Forsey SA
  • Urban Jürgensen S.A.
  • La Montre Hermès S.A.
  • Longines S.A.
  • Manufacture Claret S.A
  • MPS Micro Precision Systems AG
  • Manufacture des Montres Vulcain SA
  • Audemars Piguet (Renaud & Papi) S.A.
  • Robert Laminage S.A.
  • Sellita Watch S.A.
  • Schweizer & Schoepf S.A.
  • Vaucher Manufacture Fleurier SA

If your enterprise wishes to contribute even more actively to enhancing the Museum, become a Supporting Member (Sponsor)!

This annual contribution is of CHF 1500.
Supporting members also benefit from the same advantages as Group Members.

If requested prior to the visit, guided visits with commentaries in French, German or English can be organized for the all inclusive price of CHF 80 per guide (20-person maximum/guide).

Our Supporting Member :

  • Dixi Services S.A.
  • Doxa Uhren AG
  • Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie
  • Incabloc SA
  • Manufacture Cartier (Branch of Richemont Int. SA)
  • Metalem S.A.
  • Montblanc Montre S.A.
  • Nivarox-Far S.A.
  • Parmigiani Fleurier S.A.
  • Girard-Perregaux (Sowind SA)
  • Tag Heuer SA
  • Tissot S.A.
  • Ulysse Nardin S.A.
  • Zenith (Branch of LVMH, Swiss Manufactures SA)

Who to contact

President of the Friends of the Museum
Mr. Jean-Bernard Aellen

Musée d’Horlogerie du Locle
Château des Monts
Route des Monts 65
Case postale 292
CH-2400 Le Locle

Tél: + 41 (0) 32 933 89 80
Fax: + 41 (0) 32 933 89 70
E-mail: mhl@ne.ch