Research at ACWM
Would you like to know more about an American-made clock or watch that you own? Are you conducting research for personal use, publication, or exhibition? If so, there are some research options available to you.
A Special Note About Appraisals
If you are curious about the value of a timepiece, please note that American Clock & Watch Museum staff are prohibited by law from offering financial appraisals, even ballpark figures. To get an appraisal, please contact the American Society of Appraisers or the Appraisers Association of America.
Use our Library
Museum visitors are welcome to use the small selection of reference materials that are available in the Barnes Wing.
For access to the museum's
in-depth collection of research materials and archives, please call 860-583-6070 or email [email protected] to schedule an appointment.
Let us Research for You
Research is conducted as a fee-based service by ACWM staff for $40. Requests are answered in 1-4 weeks depending on request volume and research needed. Click to get the PDF form and mail it with photos of your item to ACWM. For more info or if you are unable to open pdf files call: 860-583-6070.
Photography, Film & Special Requests
If you would like to request permission to take photographs, film in our museum or take a closer look at a particular artifact, please call 860-583-6070 or email our Curatorial Department.