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Introduction to watchmaking in the heart of Geneva

Create your own personalised Swiss watch

Initium offers a complete immersion in the fascinating world of mechanical timepieces. Its ambition is to reveal the secrets of watchmaking, an ancestral skill which over the centuries has become synonymous with an entire region, an entire country. Lessons in theory and practice from a master watchmaker help you pierce the mysteries of a mechanical movement. Screwdriver and tweezers in hand, experience the unique thrill of seeing the beating heart of the watch you assembled come to life.

Leave your everyday cares behind while Initium gives you the unforgetable experience of becoming a genuine watchmaker for the day or half-day.


350 CHF

Opening times:
By reservation (Monday to Saturday)

Minimum age:
16 years upwards

French and English


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Grand Rue 17 - 1204 Genève
Telephone: +41 32 953 10 87