Zimmerplein 18b, 2500 Lier, MECHELEN, Belgium

District level recommended in Lier, Belgium

Horological Collection

The Zimmer tower also known as the Cornelius tower, that was originally a keep of Lier's 14th century city fortifications.

In 1930, astronomer and clockmaker Louis Zimmer (1888-1970) built the Jubilee (or Centenary) Clock, which is displayed on the front of the tower. Also he has constructed a huge clock for the Brussels World Exhibition in 1935; this masterpiece is 16 feet high and it contains 93 dials and 14 automatic machines.

Sight - Nr. 5 ranked on the 18 Best Sights in the district MECHELEN


Zimmerplein 18b
2500 Lier,
District: MECHELEN, Belgium

Tel: +32(0)3 800 03 95


ZIMMERTOREN, Zimmerplein 18b, 2500 Lier, District: MECHELEN, Belgium

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