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The Musical Museum, Brentford

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4.7/5 based on 280+ reviews on the web
The Musical Museum contains one of the world's foremost collections of automatic instruments. From the tiny clockwork Musical Box to the self playing "Mighty Wurlitzer", the collection embraces an impressive and comprehensive array of sophisticated reproducing pianos, orchestrions, orchestrelles, residence organs and violin players.
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  • This is largely 'mechancial music', but what makes this different is that the custodians will actual play some of the machines. We visited when the old cinema organ was being played: magical. 
  • We enjoyed a tasty 'soup of the day' in the Riverside Cafe and then had a guided tour of the many glorious pianolas, organs, barrel organs, mechanical violin players and 25,000 piano rolls including o...  read more »
  • This is a must visit laced with nostalgia. The music boxes and the early pianolas are all restored to their former glory. Too many instruments to mention - takes you back to an era sadly missed. Staff...  read more »
  • A wonderful little place with a fascinating array of music boxes, organs and of course the Wurlitzer in the performance hall upstairs. In addition our guide was informative and entertaining. A great day out, and I shall definitely be back.
  • Superb attraction, great modern venue for small performances. Excellent range of fascinating historical instruments. Wonderful Wurlitzer. Dedicated free but limited parking.
  • What a brilliant way to spend a Sunday morning. Enlightened the children to the wonders of the world before the ipod... and a great view of the river from the very friendly cafĂ©!
  • Very interesting place to visit. Going back to see more. Very enjoyable
  • Fascinating place,well worth a visit.
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