Mr George's Museum of Time

Mr George's Museum of Time Watch and clock museum and repair workshop
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Watch and clock repair specialists, museum and gift shop. The repair workshop does free estimates on all repairs: mechanical and battery. Battery fitting: from £4.50 Straps: from £5.25 The museum is based around the local children's stories of Mr George the clock man- based on a real character- with fascinating exhibits of watches and clocks through the ages. Children's activities based around the Mr George stories and also about time are spread throughout, so the museum is suitable from 2-102. Mr George story DVDs are available to watch in the main activity room. The Gift shop stocks Mr George books and CDs, novelty and traditional toys, restored antique clocks, fairtrade gifts, and more! Museum Entry: Free!

Here are the solutions to the clock and watch puzzle sheets. Did you get all of the answers? Look out for more posts soo...
23/04/2020

Here are the solutions to the clock and watch puzzle sheets. Did you get all of the answers? Look out for more posts soon!

Have a go at Mr George's clock crossword! Can you fill in the grid with the answers to the clues? Solutions to all of th...
20/04/2020

Have a go at Mr George's clock crossword! Can you fill in the grid with the answers to the clues?

Solutions to all of the puzzle sheets will be posted later in the week

Today's challenge is a dot-to-dot puzzle, connect the dots to complete the picture and then colour it in!
17/04/2020

Today's challenge is a dot-to-dot puzzle, connect the dots to complete the picture and then colour it in!

Here's another puzzle to get your brain going! Can you help Dinah recover the missing clock key?
16/04/2020

Here's another puzzle to get your brain going! Can you help Dinah recover the missing clock key?

Have a go at Dinah's clock wordsearch! Can you find all the hidden words in the grid? The puzzle can be printed or compl...
15/04/2020

Have a go at Dinah's clock wordsearch! Can you find all the hidden words in the grid? The puzzle can be printed or completed digitally

Here are 3 winning entries from our 'design your own clock' competition. Well done to everyone who took part, some brill...
09/04/2020

Here are 3 winning entries from our 'design your own clock' competition. Well done to everyone who took part, some brilliant designs!

Here is the 4th Tell the Time with Louis worksheet on ''quarter to'' the hour!
09/04/2020

Here is the 4th Tell the Time with Louis worksheet on ''quarter to'' the hour!

Don't forget about our kids 'design your own clock competition', entries close on Weds 8th. Easter egg prizes for the wi...
03/04/2020

Don't forget about our kids 'design your own clock competition', entries close on Weds 8th. Easter egg prizes for the winner and runner up in each age category!

The third 'Tell the Time with Louis' worksheet-looking at quarter past the hour!
02/04/2020

The third 'Tell the Time with Louis' worksheet-looking at quarter past the hour!

Here's the second Tell the Time with Louis activity sheet-this time looking at half past the hour!
31/03/2020

Here's the second Tell the Time with Louis activity sheet-this time looking at half past the hour!

This week we are sharing some children's tell the time activities, featuring Louis the Cat! The worksheets can be downlo...
30/03/2020

This week we are sharing some children's tell the time activities, featuring Louis the Cat! The worksheets can be downloaded and printed off or you can complete them digitally

The last character to meet from the 'Mr George the Clockman' stories is Louis the Cat! With another colour card to downl...
29/03/2020

The last character to meet from the 'Mr George the Clockman' stories is Louis the Cat! With another colour card to download and print. Next week look out for tell the time activities-and don't forget about our design your own clock competition!

Meet Dinah, Mr George's daughter in the 'Mr George the Clockman' stories! Download and print off the colour in card or c...
28/03/2020

Meet Dinah, Mr George's daughter in the 'Mr George the Clockman' stories! Download and print off the colour in card or complete digitally.

Each day we are introducing a character from the 'Mr George the Clockman' stories. Today it's the turn of Cynthia! The c...
27/03/2020

Each day we are introducing a character from the 'Mr George the Clockman' stories. Today it's the turn of Cynthia! The colour in card is free to download and print off. Look out for tell the time activities next week!

Each day we're going to introduce a different character from the 'Mr George the Clockman' stories, written by Haydon Bri...
26/03/2020

Each day we're going to introduce a different character from the 'Mr George the Clockman' stories, written by Haydon Bridge shop owner Diana Bell. Today its the turn of Mr George! We'll also be posting an activity for children to do-today it's a colour in card of Mr George. Feel free to download and print off or complete digitally

We have launched our children's 'design your own clock' competition! See attached poster for details!
25/03/2020

We have launched our children's 'design your own clock' competition! See attached poster for details!

24/03/2020

Owing to the coronavirus we will be opening only between 10am and 12:30 for essential repairs, watch batteries, hearing aid batteries and Thermometer batteries. Only one person allowed in the shop at a time. Any enquiries Tel:01434 688055.

17/09/2019

Please note: We will be closed tomorrow (Wed 18th Sept) due to a family occasion. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

We are currently hosting a takeover day for NEEMPG - North East Emerging Museum Professionals Group on Instagram! Head o...
23/07/2019

We are currently hosting a takeover day for NEEMPG - North East Emerging Museum Professionals Group on Instagram! Head over there to see more from us today! #neempgtakeover

Learning about time isn't just for adults!- we also have various clock themed activities for children to try.
09/07/2019

Learning about time isn't just for adults!- we also have various clock themed activities for children to try.

Pick up a Christian aid book quiz from us this week-£1 donation towards Christian aid. Chance to win a variety of great ...
11/05/2019

Pick up a Christian aid book quiz from us this week-£1 donation towards Christian aid. Chance to win a variety of great prizes from local businesses!

As well as the museum exhibits and repair business we have a small selection of traditional toys, fair trade gifts and t...
03/04/2019

As well as the museum exhibits and repair business we have a small selection of traditional toys, fair trade gifts and tourist items for sale.

A lovely first morning being open in Haydon Bridge. Thanks to all for your support, please pop in to say hello!
02/04/2019

A lovely first morning being open in Haydon Bridge. Thanks to all for your support, please pop in to say hello!

Mr George's Museum of Time
29/03/2019

Mr George's Museum of Time

Things are well on track for our opening in Haydon bridge on Tuesday! We look forward to seeing you when we open!
29/03/2019

Things are well on track for our opening in Haydon bridge on Tuesday! We look forward to seeing you when we open!

We will not be taking in any more repairs except for straps and batteries until after we reopen in Haydon bridge on 2nd ...
05/03/2019

We will not be taking in any more repairs except for straps and batteries until after we reopen in Haydon bridge on 2nd April. However you can still phone with enquiries and for advice until we close.

16/02/2019

ANNOUNCEMENT: As many of you will know, due to the expiration of our shop lease in March we are relocating! Our last day of trading in Haltwhistle is Friday 15th March and we will reopen at 2 ratcliffe road in Haydon Bridge on Tues 2nd April.
As all current repairs need to be completed before then we are only able to take in a few more mechanical repairs, either smaller clocks or watches on a first come first served basis. Batteries and straps will continue as normal until 15th march.
After that please do come and see us in our new premises where all services will resume as normal.

28/12/2018

Apologies for anyone who has tried to visit over the Christmas period- our opening times were not updated! We will be closed for the following week and reopen on Friday 4th Jan when normal hours resume.

25/09/2018

Due to unforseen cirmcumstances we will be closed for the next few days. We apologise for any inconvenience caused during this time. If you have any enquiries relating to your current watch and clock repairs then please do get in touch.

30/08/2018

Due to annual leave we will be open reduced hours this coming week. Our opening hours will be as follows:

Friday 31st Aug- 10:30am-4:30pm
Saturday 1st Sept- 10:30am-1:00pm
Tuesday 4th Sept- Closed
Wed 5th Sept- 10:30am-4:30pm
Thurs 6th Sept- Closed
Friday 7th Sept- Closed
Sat 8th Sept- 10:00am-2:00pm

Normal hours will resume the following week.
Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

15/08/2018

ANNOUNCEMENT: A huge thanks to everyone who pledged in our crowdfunding campaign to buy the museum. Sadly the campaign has not raised the money needed, however we are pleased to announce that we have found a way through private means to buy it, so the museum is saved!

02/08/2018
Save Mr George's Museum of Time

Almost reached our first £1000. Thanks to everyone who has donated so far. Please help us to reach our target of £110,000! All contributions, however small do count! www.crowdfunder.co.uk/timeforgeorge

Our museum building is up for sale! Help us to buy the premises and continue to preserve the heritage of watch and clock repairers.

Address

2 Ratcliffe Road
Haltwhistle
NE47 6ET

Opening Hours

Tuesday 13:00 - 16:30
Tuesday 09:30 - 12:30
Wednesday 09:30 - 14:30
Thursday 13:00 - 16:30
Thursday 09:30 - 12:30
Friday 13:00 - 16:30
Friday 09:30 - 12:30
Saturday 09:30 - 14:30

Telephone

+441434688055

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Watch and clock repair specialists and museum. The repair workshop does free estimates on all repairs: mechanical and battery. Battery fitting: from £4.50 Straps: from £5.25

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