The Musical Museum, Brentford

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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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  • August 12, 2017
    Finally made it to the Musical Museum. I will be back. Knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide. Fab self-playing instruments. Saw things I never knew existed and that blew my mind! My teenagers liked it ...  more »
  • August 10, 2017
    Visited with a few friends and was really glad I did. This is such a great place to visit and the gentleman who gave us the guided tour was so informative. Its such a pleasure to be guided around by s...  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    Brilliant. Excellent guided tour given by a dedicated and knowledgeable volunteer with many demonstrations included.  more »
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  • Interesting collection of self playing instruments. Before going I can say that I had absolutely no interest or knowledge in the subject. Following a tour with a very knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide I have changed my opinion. Well worth a visit, entertaining and informative. A hidden gem
  • We went expecting to view the instruments through glass casings and nothing more. Instead we were treated to a well informed, interactive adventure, with a guide who not only knew the history and mechanics of the instruments but was very entertaining. The range of instruments and their sounds was fascinating and it was all topped off with a talk and performance of the Wurlitzer organ. All in all a very rewarding experience. Thank you!!!
  • Wonderful museum of mechanical instruments, make sure you go along with the guided tour so as to hear the instruments being played! It's not crowded at all so it's almost like having a personal tour. Best part is the tickets are good for an entire year, so you can come back as often as you like.
  • We found this museum in a travel book for kids. Since it was a rainy day and is not very far from us we thought let's check it out. We expected a fairly small museum and were not exactly sure what it would be like. But then we were very positive surprised. Everyone was super friendly. We saw and heard the Wurlitzer first which was very impressive. Then we went on a guided tour and it was very nice. Our tour guide was Roy and he was such a warm hearted, lovely person who made the tour interesting and fun. He told lovely stories, was wonderful with the kids and showed and played lots of instruments. He opened the instruments up so we could see the mechanics and how it all works. The museum has a nice variety of instruments so it does not get boring. We all learn a lot and had a great time. We will definitely recommend this museum to friends and family and are keen to come back for one of the event evenings.
  • It was very interesting and fascinating to see the musical instruments, our tour guide was very friendly and enthusiastic. The only downfall was the tour was a little too short for me. We had a great day out! Thanks

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