Siegfried´s Mechanisches Musikkabinett, Ruedesheim am Rhein

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Watch more than 350 mechanical musical instruments function like a computer at Siegfried´s Mechanisches Musikkabinett. Instruments from music boxes to large player pianos are displayed in a 15th-century knight's house tucked into an alleyway. The museum takes its name from its founder Siegfried Wendel, who was a master craftsman of these instruments. A workshop attached to the museum is still in operation, but you need to call ahead for an appointment to gain access to the workspace. Add Siegfried´s Mechanisches Musikkabinett to your Ruedesheim am Rhein travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Ruedesheim am Rhein itinerary planner.
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  • Don't miss not this visit, if you have children or small children made their see these wonders produced without the help of computers, only by the hands of artisans, for my part as handyman j bought several small controllers sold as faulty, j have managed a fix and they enthroned on the credenza of my dining room and when I go back to them and as they play their small music is magical.
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  • We were on a river cruise which stopped at Rudesheim. A trip was organised for the Siegfrieds Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum. This was a great place with some really fascinating mechanical music...  more »
  • This collection in a really old building is amazing and covers all the eras and styles of mechanical musical creations. Some are just machines with thousands of parts you can see moving, others have l...  more »
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  • Great tour. Kooky guide. Very much enjoyed the visit.
  • Very disappointing experience at Siegfried's museum. I had been very careful in making sure the museum would be open. What I did not know was that the tours would occur only if there were 4 people. Add to that two rather "scattered" tour guides who seemed genuinely perplexed that someone had even showed up for a tour. A "local" person was there as well and she tried to explain the situation to the guides but she got exasperated with the women and left. Then another guide showed up and showed us a few items but that was it. It saddened me that the membership for MBSI dwindles and experiences like this do little to encourage people get into the hobby..
  • Interesting things inside.
  • This is the perfect place for all music lovers.
  • Fantastiskt collection of working self-playing instrument! Wellpapp worth a visit.