Museum Exhibits

Timeless Testaments



Learn about the kinds of watches carried by soldiers in the American Civil War, how these watches were used, and their importance to the men who carried them.

This exhibit features 18 examples of watches carried by or presented to soldiers of the American Civil War, together with the stories of the men, their units and their deeds. 

Watch the Timeless Testament Seminar Presentations on our Vimeo Page

  • Self-guided, narrated touchscreen presentations enhance the viewing experiences
  • Represents every rank of soldier, from private to major general
  • Also on display: many other watches, both common and scarce, from the Civil War period


Funding for National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors is supported by a grant from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.





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