Breguet Museum of Zürich

Presentation

Located on the first floor, the Museum was inaugurated with the Boutique on the 9th of December 2010. In order to honour Abraham-Louis Breguet’s  contributions in watchmaking history, the Museum displays an important collection of Breguet timepieces. Around 47 watches/ pocketwatches and different documents are exhibited in a watchmaking inspired scenography. A dream come true for every watch passionate.

Masterpieces

Breguet N°4001

Breguet N°4001

Inking chronograph, plain silver case, gilded metal cuvette, off-centre white enamel dial paired with symmetrical seconds dial, lever escapement, cut compensating balance wheel. Diameter: 61mm.

Sold on January 27, 1827 to Baron Schickler for the sum of 1’500 francs.

Breguet N°904

Breguet N°904

Large tact watch, silver case, reeding, gold pointer and studs, enamel dial, ruby cylinder escapement. Diameter: 62mm.

Sold on November 26, 1804 to the Prince de Beauvau (the Elder) for the sum of 1’040 francs. 

Breguet N°2170

Breguet N°2170

Watch with split-seconds chronograph, special tachometric scale, subsidiary seconds and 60 minutes recorder, gold case, enamel dial, straight line lever escapement. Diameter : 52 mm.
Sold on April 30, 1929 to Mr Louis Dollfus, for the sum of 6’500 francs.

Breguet N°155

Breguet N°155

Plain “timekeeping” watch, gold case, enamel dial, lever escapement.
Sold on July 27, 1812 to Mr Jones, for the sum of  1,500 francs.

Access

How to access by foot?

Trams: 2, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 13, 17 : Paradeplatz or Rennweg

Bus: N1, N6, N13, N14 : Paradeplatz or Rennweg

How to access by car?

Parkhaus Urania
Uranianstrasse 3
8001 Zürich

Jelmoli Parking
Seidengasse 1
8001 Zürich

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