Visit to the Longines Museum
The Saint-Imier watchmaking establishment was founded by Auguste Agassiz, brother of the famous naturalist Louis Agassiz. Auguste and his two partners used to make and sell pocket watches with crown-wheel escapements similar to those produced by the Swiss watchmaking industry in general.
This section is devoted to adventure and the pioneering spirit. The brand's products were part of various adventures across the globe. Charles Lindbergh, Philip van Horn Weems, Roald Amundsen, Amelia Earhart and Paul-Emile Victor, among others, were able to use the brand's expertise to conquer the air, the oceans or the land.