The Pforzheim Technical Museum of the Jewellery and Clock Industry brings the history of Pforzheim's traditional industry back to life.
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In the year 1767, Margrave Karl Friedrich of Baden bestowed Pforzheim with the privilege to manufacture jewellery and clocks. And so begins the story of the ‘golden city’. The museum gives visitors the opportunity to find out all about the manufacture of jewellery and clocks. What different goldsmith techniques are there? What was the daily life of a goldsmith like? How are clocks made? Many of the machines are started up to give demonstrations to visitors. And the hobby jewellery courses are the perfect opportunity for you to have a go yourself.