[time-nuts] Visiting Greenwich

Clint Jay cjaysharp at gmail.com
Tue Jul 5 16:13:01 EDT 2016

They also have TIM the speaking clock which has a rack mounted  atomic
On 5 Jul 2016 21:01, "John Dalziel - crashposition" <john at crashposition.com>

> I would also recommend the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers collection at
> the Science Museum. It’s a great collection and they have some of
> Harrison's wooden long case clocks as well as his final chronometer, H5.
> http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/visitmuseum/plan_your_visit/exhibitions/clockmakers-museum
> John Dalziel
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> Date: Mon, 4 Jul 2016 18:31:35 -0400
> From: Dave Martindale <dave.martindale at gmail.com>
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> I am in London England at the moment, playing tourist with the rest of my
> family. I want one day to be a visit to the National Maritime Museum at
> Greenwich, which includes the Royal Observatory Greenwich. I am
> particularly interested in seeing Harrison's H1 through H4, plus other
> high-precision mechanical timekeepers (pendulum clocks, etc).
> I know they are at the NMM - their web site shows some of them. But where
> are they located on the site? The NMM has a large main building down near
> the Thames, while the Royal Observatory and related buildings are on the
> top of a hill further inland in Greenwich Park. Are the chronometers and
> other precision timekeepers on display somewhere in the Royal Observatory,
> or down in the main NMM building? I've spent an hour or two browsing web
> sites without finding this particular bit of information.
> I figure there must be list members who have visited the NMM, and know
> where the precision timekeepers are actually displayed.
> Thanks,
> Dave
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