Museum List

Museums and Private Collections Open to Visitors

The following listing of museums and private collections has been compiled from various sources. Although every attempt has been made to check the listings, it is strongly suggested that visitors call ahead to make sure that the museums or collections will be open. Some museums are open only during the tourist season, or only by appointment. If there are changes or corrections for this list, please click the button on the right to suggest an update.

Australia

 

Australian Museum of Mechanical Music

 
Phone: +61 29319 6666
 
338 Botany Rd.
 
Alexandria, Sydney, New South Wales 2015
 
Tours are conducted by appointment The approximate 2 hour tour includes a theatre organ concert and also features the amazing Taj Mahal Mortier. Contact Craig Robson:
 
 
Fax: +61 29310 2182
 

South Australian Museum of Mechanical Music

 
Phone: +61 (8) 8524 4014
 
Barossa Valley Highway, PO Box 24,
 
Lyndoch, South Australia 5351
 
 

Austria

 

Zum Werkelmann

 
Phone: +43 1 688 7106
 
Laaer Wald 218
 
Contact: Wolfgang Geissler
 
 

Anstalt Fur Mechanische Musik

 
Phone: +43 2622 25733
 
Schulgartengasse 12
 
Contact: Herr Robert Huber
 
 

Geymuellerschloessel

 
Phone: +43 1 711 36 231
 
Pötzleinsdorferstraße 102
 
Contains 160 pieces of old Viennese clocks, including flute clocks. Open every Sunday 11 a.m. till 6 p.m. May 2nd till November 28th, 2010. Telephone for special appointment:
 
 

Kunsthistorisches Museum

 
Phone: +43 1 52524 0
 
Kunstkammer, Burgring 5
 
The Kunstkammer holds some rare and very fine renaissance and early baroque automata.
 
 

Uhrenmuseum Der Stadt Wien

 
Phone: +43 7289 71379
 
Schulhor 2
 
Viennese Clock Museum. Director: Erwin Rechberger.
 

Belgium

 

Art Jose

 
Phone: +32 8 161 27 17
 
53 Rue De L`Eau
 
DeCap dance organ.
 
 

Brussels Museum of Musical Instruments

 
Phone: +32 2 545 01 30
 
1 rue villa Hermosa
 
Director: Mme. Malou Haine
 
 
Fax: +32 2 545 0178
 

Collection Ghysels

 
Phone: +32 2 241 27 91
 
Waelhemstraat 104
 
Monsieur Ghysels
 
 

Muzeum Van Musiekdoos Tot Grammofoon

 
Phone: +32 3 777 29 42
 
Exlibriscentrum, Regentiestrasse 61
 
Curator: Mr. Tony Oost. Collection contains more than 250 music boxes, gramophones, phonographs and jukeboxes.
 
 
Fax: +32 3 766 50 57

Canada

 

Edison Phonograph Museum

 
Phone: (418) 827-5957
 
9812, rue Royale
 
Ste-Anne-de-Beaupré, Quebec GOA 3CO
 
Collection of more than 200 different cylinder phonographs. Bilingual guided visits; open only by appointment.
 
 
Fax: (418) 656-7411
 

Quebec Eberdt Museum

 
30 Rue Principale S.
 
Sutton, Quebeck QC J0E 2K0
 
Music boxes, organs, phonographs and radios. By appointment.
 
 

Revelstoke Nickelodeon Museum

 
Phone: (250) 837-5250
 
111 First Street West
 
Revelstoke, British Columbia V0E 2S0
 
Mechanical Musical Instruments Museum in Revelstoke, Canada. Collection of instruments brought from England.
 
 
Fax: (250) 837-5250

Czech Republic

 

Horovice

 
Baroque Castle 30 miles SW of Prague. Near the autobahn. A good collection.
 
 

National Technical Museum

 
Kostelni 42
 
Instruments are not permanently on display.
 

Finland

 

Mekaanisen Musiikin Museo

 
Phone: +358 17 5580643
 
Pelimannikatu 8
 
Varkaus, Sumoi 78850
 
Director: Liisa and Jürgen Kempf.
 
 
Fax: +358 17 5566566
 

Mekaanisen Musiikin Museo

 
Phone: +358 17 5580643
 
Pelimannikatu 8
 
Varkaus, Sumoi 78850
 
Director: Liisa and Jürgen Kempf.
 
 
Fax: +358 17 5566566

France

 

AuBerge De La Truite

 
Phone: +33 2 32 44 50 47
 
27390 Montreuil L'Argille
 
Chez Jacky, Resaurant Auberge de la Truite. Restaurant containing about 10 organs which can be played during the meal.
 
 
Fax: +33 2 32 44 00 66
 

Cafe Au Palais Des Orgues Moritier

 
Phone: +33 3 28 27 63 02
 
2 Rue Des Orgues
 
Sunday from 4pm (M Albert Amelot.) Collection of 3 large Mortier organs
 
 

Collection Paul Bocuse

 
Collonges Au Mont D'or (near Lyon). Famous restaurant.
 
 

Ecomusee D’Alscace

 
Phone: +33 03 89 48 23 44
 
BP 71
 
Carrousel Demeyer. Director: Marc Grodwohl.
 
 

Maison De La Musique Mecanique De Mirecourt

 
Phone: +33 3 29 37 51 13
 
24 Rue Chanzy
 
Responsible: Mme Françoise Dussour. Collection includes a variety of orchestrions, mechanical pianos, push-ups, street organs and dance organs. marie@ville_mirecourt.fr
 
 
Fax: +33 3 29 37 51 05
 

Marcel Goujon

 
15 Rue Des Barres
 
Private collection.
 
 

Musee D’Art Et D’Histoire

 
Phone: +33 04 79 33 44 48
 
Square de Lannoy de Bissy
 
Collection of mechanical pianos.
 
 

Musee D’Art Forain Et De Musique Raymon D’YS

 
Phone: +33 03 82 33 57 30
 
Pl. de L'Hotel de Ville (OU:6, Pl aristide Briand)
 
 
 

Musee D’Automates

 
Phone: +33 03 25 41 55 51
 
15 km east of Troyes, on N19
 
 
 

Musee De L’Automate

 
Phone: +33 5 65 37 07 07
 
Place de L'Abbaye
 
Collection of automatons and mechanical toys, mostly from Roullet-Decamps workshops.
 
 
Fax: +33 565 32 72 31
 

Musee De La Musique

 
Phone: +33 01 44 84 44 84
 
Cité La Musique 221, Avenue Jean-Jaurè
 
Minitel: 3615 citémusique.
 
 

Musee De La Musique Mecanique

 
Phone: +33 50 79 85 75
 
Les Gets (45km east of Geneva)
 
Director: M. Denis Bouchet. Collection of fair organs, dance organs, pianos, music boxes.
 
 

Musee De Musique Mecanique

 
Phone: +33 4 90 65 61 59
 
Les Confines Sud
 
10 km from Carpentras
 
 
Fax: +33 04 90 12 82 28
 

Musee De Musique Mecanique

 
Phone: +33 02 32 46 16 19
 
Rue Lanfranc
 
 
 

Musee Des Arts Forains

 
Phone: +33 1 43 40 16 22
 
53, av. Des Terroirs De France (Bercy)
 
J. P. Favand No individual visits, only groups.
 
 
Fax: +33 1 43 40 16 89
 

Musee Des Reves Mecaniques

 
Phone: +33 05 76 43 33 33
 
12 R Des Arts
 
Director: Francis Lara. Mechanical music and phonos.
 
 
Fax: +33 05 55 32 37 06
 

Musee Du Conservatoire National Des Arts Et Metiers (CNAM)

 
Phone: +33 1 40 27 23 31
 
292 Rue St. Martin
 
 
 
Fax: +33 1 40 27 26 62
 

Musee Du Phonographe Et De La Musique Mecanique

 
Phone: +33 05 55 34 36 00
 
L'Hotel de La Paix, 25 Pl. Jourdan
 
Provisionally on exhibit at hotel.
 
 

Musee Du Phonographe Et De La Musique Mecanique De Sainte Maxime Sur Mer

 
Phone: +33 04 94 96 50 52
 
Parc Saint-Donat, C.D. 25, Route du Muy
 
 

Germany

 

Auto-Und Technik Museum

 
Phone: +49 7261 929990
 
Obere Au 2
 
Sinsheim, Kraichgau D-74889
 
Contact Herr Karlheinz Böckle.
 
 
Fax: +49 7261 13916
 

Badisches Landesmuseum, Museum Mechanischer Musik-Instrumente

 
Phone: +49 7251 742661
 
Schloss Bruchsal
 
Collection: Jan Brauers.
 
 

Deutsches Museum Von Meisterwerken Der Naturwissenschaft Und Technik, Abteilung Mechanische Musik

 
Phone: +49 89 21791
 
Museumsinsel
 
 
 

Deutsches Uhrenmuseum

 
Phone: +49 7723 920 117
 
Clock Museum
 
 
Fax: +49 7723 920 120
 

Electrum

 
Phone: +49 40 6396 3641
 
Klinikweg 23
 
 
 

Elztalmuseum

 
Phone: +49 7681 478530
 
Kirchplatz 14
 
Director: Dr. Evelyn Flögel.
 
 
Fax: +49 7681 25562
 

Huttels Musikwerke

 
Phone: +49 37422 2069
 
Ausstellung, Hauptstrasse 10
 
Director: Wolfgang Hüttel
 
 

Heinz Nixdorf Museumforum

 
Phone: +49 5251 3066 00
 
Fürstenallee 7
 
History of computer, with some mechanical music instruments.
 
 
Fax: +49 5251 3066 09
 

Markisches Museum

 
Phone: +49 30 308 660
 
Am Köllnischen Park 5
 
 
 
Fax: +49 30 308 66 201
 

Munchner Stadt Museum – Musik Instrument Museum

 
Phone: +49 89 2332 2367
 
St. Jakobus-Platz 1
 
 
 

Museum Fur Verkehr Und Technik

 
Phone: +49 30 254 840
 
Trebbinerstr. 9
 
 
 

Museum Mechanischer Musicinstrumente

 
Phone: +49 7251 742661
 
Badisches Landesmuseum. Schloss
 
 
 

MusikInstrumenten Museum Der Universitat Leipzig

 
Phone: +49 341 6870790
 
Grassimuseum, Tächenweg 26
 
 
 
Fax: +49 341 68707922
 

Musikinstrumenten Museum Markneukirchen

 
Phone: +49 37422-2018
 
Bienengarten 2
 
 
 

Musikinstrumenten Museum Des Staatliches Institut Fur Musikforschung Preussischer Kulturbesitz

 
Phone: +49 30 254 810
 
Tiergartenstrasse 1
 
 
 
Fax: +49 30 254 81172
 

Phonomuseum

 
Phone: +49 7724 87187
 
Director: M. Grieshaber.
 
 
Fax: +49 7724 87139
 

Sammlung Mechanischer Musikinstrumente

 
Phone: +49 8382 918 400
 
Markplatz 6
 
Collection: Kalina. Alternate phone: +49 8382 918 298
 
 

Schwarzwald-Museum

 
Phone: +49 7722 4434
 
Wallfahrtsstrasse 4
 
Contact: Frau L. Ehlers.
 
 

Technik Museum/Musikautomaten Museum

 
Phone: +49 6232 67080
 
Geistrasse 5
 
 
 
Fax: +49 6232 670820
 

Wurttembergisches Landesmuseum, Musikinstrumenten-Abteilung

 
Phone: +49 711 2793435
 
Schillerplatz 1, Altes Schloss
 
 
 
Fax: +49 711 2793499
 

Wuppertaler Uhrenmuseum

 
Phone: +49 202 49399-24
 
 

Ireland

 

Dunkathel House

 
Phone: +353 21 821 01
 
A Georgian house, a few miles east of Cork. Good Imhof and Mukle weight-driven cylinder orchestrion (circa 1870).
 

Italy

 

Museo Di Strumenti Musicali Meccanici

 
Phone: +39 544 560547
 
S. S. Adriatica 16, to km 163
 
Director: Marini family.
 
 

Museo Nazionale Degli Strumenti Musicali

 
Phone: +39 6 702 9862
 
Pza. S. Croce in Gerusalemmme
 
Director: Dr. Antonio Latanza.
 
 
Fax: +39 6 329 7354
 

Aso Music Box Museum

 
Phone: +81 967 34 2271
 
Kusasenrihama
 
Aso-machi, Kumamoto 869-2232
 
Website only in Japanese.
 
 
Fax: +81 967 34 2115
 

European Craft Museum, Teshikaga

 
Phone: +81 1548 2 1551
 
Yunoshima 3-5-12
 
Teshikaga-cho, Hokkaido 088-3203
 
Website only in Japanese.
 
 
Fax: +81 1548 2 2524
 

Hall of Halls Rokko

 
Phone: +81 78 891 1284
 
Kita Rokko 4512-145
 
Rokko-Cho, Nada-ku,, Kobe 657-0101
 
Website only in Japanese. Music boxes workshop, disc pressing machine.
 
 
Fax: +81 78 891 0111
 

Horgie Orgel Museum

 
Phone: +81 798 70 0656
 
Kurakuen Yonban-cho 7-1
 
Nishinomiya, Hyogo 662-0088
 
Website only in Japanese.
 
 
Fax: +81 798 72 0110
 

Kaimeri0

 
Phone: +81 134 23 6505
 
Ironai 1-2-17
 
Otaru, Hokkaido 047-0031
 
 
 
Fax: +81 134 23 6506
 

Matsushima Orgel Museum

 
Phone: +81 22 353 3600
 
Fukendo 33-3, Azamatsushima
 
Matshushima-machi, Miyagi 981-0213
 
Former collection Organ Museum in Belgium
 
 
Fax: +81 22 353 3602
 

Minon Library

 
Phone: +81 3 5362 3555
 
Shinano-cho 8
 
Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-8588
 
Website only in Japanese. Collection of historical pianos
 
 
Fax: +81 3 5362 3556
 

Museum of Contemporary Toys

 
Phone: +81 868 78 0211
 
Ushiroyama 1707-11
 
Higashi Awakura-son, Okayama 707-0401
 
Website only in Japanese.
 
 
Fax: +81 868 78 0216
 

Museum of Hara Taira & Music Boxes

 
Phone: +81 88 864 1800
 
Osone Ko 1218-6
 
Nangoku, Kochi 783-0004
 
 
 
Fax: +81 88 864 1900
 

Nosaka Automata Museum

 
Phone: +81 557 55 1800
 
Kabujiri 1283-75
 
Yawatano Ito, Shizuoka 413-0232
 
Collection from Michel Bertrand.
 
 
Fax: +81 557 55 1700
 

Orgel Muse Metasequoia In Ivy Square

 
Phone: +81 86 427 3904
 
Hon-machi 7-2
 
Kurashiki, Okayama 710-0054
 
Website only in Japanese.
 
 

Orugoru No Chiisana Hakubutukan

 
Phone: +81 287 78 2733
 
Hitosumomi 270
 
Nasu-machi, Tochigi 325-0302
 
 
 
Fax: +81 287 78 2735
 

Someikan (Suwa-Ko Music Box Museum)

 
Phone: +81 266 26 7300
 
Suwa-Taisha Akimiya Otorii-mae
 
Shimosuwa, Nagano 393-0000
 
Website only in Japanese. GISHO-DO clock museum, only in 3 min. walk
 
 
Fax: +81 266 26 1044
 

Ukai Kawaguchi-Ko Music Forest

 
Phone: +81 555 20 4111
 
Kawaguchi 3077-20
 
Fujikawaguchi-machi, Yamanashi 401-0304
 
Website only in Japanese.
 
 
Fax: +81 555 20 4110
 

Yumeji Memorial Museum

 
Phone: +81 279-72 4788
 
Ikaho 544-119
 
Alternate phone: +81 279-72 4788 Website only in Japanese.
 
 
Fax: +81 279 72 5120

Monaco

 

Musee National De Monaco, Collection De Galea Automata Dolls

 
Phone: +33 92 16 73 21
 
17 Avenue Princess Grace
 
 

Netherlands

 

Folkloreklanken

 
Phone: +31 522 42155
 
Luchtenstein 43
 
Near the A28, 8 km from Meppel. Mon, Wed, Sat 2pm - 5pm. Street organs and fairground organs of Hen Veeningen.
 
 

Gaviolizaal

 
Phone: +31 492 524937
 
Torenlaan 36A
 
Contact Theo Inniger Large collection of organs including a 112-key and 98-key Gaudin and a 90-key Mortier.
 
 
Fax: +31 492 541435
 

Kijk En LuisterMuseum

 
Phone: +31 318 414629
 
Kerkstraat 1
 
 
 

Kijk-En LuisterMuseum

 
Phone: +31 20 6279624
 
Kerkstraat 106
 
 
 

Museum Musica

 
Phone: +31 5990 48756
 
Scheepswerfklade 35
 
 
 

Museum Speelklock

 
Phone: +31 30 231 2789
 
Steenweg 6
 
Floris de Gelder, Director, Bob van Wely, Curator. A world class collection.
 
 
Fax: +31 30 232 2285
 

Pianola Museum

 
Phone: +31 20 6279624
 
Westerstraat 106
 
 
 

Stichting Draaiorgelvrienden Assen

 
Phone: +31 592 350076
 
Orgelhalle, Rode Heklaan 3
 
Contact: G. Hulshof.
 
 

Stichting Het Helmonds Draaiorgel

 
Phone: +31 4920 42055
 
Toren-Straat 36A
 
Information: B. Ellenbroek. c/o theater 't Speelhuis.
 
 

Stichting Stadsorgel Haarlem “Het Kunkel-Orgel”

 
Phone: +31 23 5380497
 
C. Alta, Rijksstraatweg 132
 
The organs play each Sunday from noon - 5pm. Alternate phone +31 23 5385049
 

New Zealand

 

Motot (Museum of Transport and Technology)

 
Western Springs
 
 

Romania

 

Stefan Procopiu Science and Technique Museum of IASI

 
Phone: +40 232 218383
 
Piata Stefan cel Mare si Sfant
 
Collection of mechanical musical instruments. / Director: Lenuta Chirita
 

Singapore

 

Singapore Musical Box Museum

 
Phone: 65 6221 0102
 
168 Telok Ayer Street
 
Singapore, Singapore 068619
 
Opening Hours: Monday, Wednesday-Sunday (closed Tuesdays) 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. The last admission is at 5 p.m. but the museum store stays open till 18:00 Hourly tours are available from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission Fee: Adults $12 Singaporean Permanent Resident Students (with concession cards) $6 Senior Singaporean Permanent Residents above age 60 (with valid IDs) $6 Children 6 years and under are free
 

Sweden

 

Frasses Musikmuseum

 
Phone: +46 414 13329
 
Peder Mörsväg 5
 
 
 
Fax: +46 414 14520
 

Trasthes Mekaniska Musikmuseum

 
Phone: +46 459 80700
 
Norraryd
 
Director: Till Trasthe.
 

Switzerland

 

A. Kessler’s Nostalgisches MusikParadies

 
Phone: +41 1 850 4971
 
Rütisbergstrasse 12
 
 
 
Fax: +41 1 83 34301
 

CIMA, (International Center of Mechanical Art)

 
Phone: +41 244 544 47
 
2, Rue de L'Industrie
 
Musical boxes, mechanical music, automata, music box/clock and watch-making tools and equipment. Music box workshop.
 
 

Fredy’s Mechanischer Musiksalon

 
Phone: +41 71 988 3766
 
Bürgistrasse 5
 
Haus "Zur Frohburg," Director: Fredy Künzle
 
 

Kornhaus Burgdorf / La Grenette De Berthoud

 
Phone: +41 34 231010
 
Swiss Center for Music of Popular Traditions. Collection of phonographs.
 
 
Fax: +41 34 231013
 

Musee Baud S.A.

 
Phone: +41 24 454 2484
 
55 pieces, including world-class items. Open Sun 10am - noon and 2pm -6pm. Daily from July 1 - September 15 2pm - 5pm. Tours by appointment.
 
 
Fax: +41 24 454 4166
 

Musee Contheysan

 
Phone: +41 27 363260
 
 
 

Musee D’Art Et D’Histore

 
Phone: +41 22 418 26 00
 
Rue Charles-Galland 2
 
Quia Leopold Robert, Neuchatel. The renowned Jaquet-Droz automata. A 15 minute audio visual show. Demonstrations of the automata can be arranged by request. Open 10am - noon, 2pm - 5pm. Closed Mondays.
 
 

Musee D’Horlogerie Du Chateau Des Monts

 
Phone: +41 32 933 89 80
 
Route des Monts 65
 
Music boxes, automata, Sandoz collection. Open Tues - Sun 2pm - 5pm. May - October 10am - noon 2pm - 5pm. Closed Mondays.
 
 

Musee De L’Horlogerie Et De L’Emaillerie

 
Phone: +41 22 418 64 71
 
15 Route De Malagnou
 
Twenty pieces with music and automata. Open everyday but Tuesday 10am -5pm.
 
 

Musee International D’Horlogerie L’Homme Et Le Temps

 
Rue Des Musees 29
 
Large collection of horological pieces, including many historical items.
 
 

Musee Scout Marchal

 
Bullet, Vaud. Hupfeld Violina, Weber Unika, Welte Mignon, music boxes, barrel organs, automata. By appointment only.
 
 

Museum Fur Uhren Und Mechanische Musikinstrumente

 
Phone: +33 243 4377
 
 
 

Musikautomaten Museum

 
Phone: + 41 61 915 98 80
 
Bollhübel 1
 
Swiss National Museum. The items were collected by Dr h.c. Heinrich Weiss-Stauffacher. Automata, orchestrions, music boxes, barrel organs, fairground organs, pianos and many more. Open: Tues - Sun 11 am. - 6 pm.
 
 
Fax: + 41 61 915 98 90
 

Birmingham Museum of Science and Industy

 
Phone: +44 121 235 1661
 
Newhall Street
 
 
 

British Piano Museum

 
Phone: +44 181 560 8108
 
368 High Street
 
Brentford, Middlesex TW8 0BD
 
Established by Frank Holland.
 
 

Cuckooland Museum Nesting In Cheshire

 
Phone: +44 01565 633039
 
The Old School, Chester Road
 
Tabley, Cheshire WA16 0HL
 
Learn of the variety, quality and ingenuity associated with the ancient craft of cuckoo clock making. We also have 5 fairground organs, 3 church organs and musical clocks.
 
 

Museum of Mechanical Musical Instruments

 
Phone: +44 1451 860181
 
The Oak House, High Street
 
Northleach, Gloucestershire GL5 4ET
 
Keith Harding's World of Mechanical Music. a museum of musical boxes, mechanical musical instruments and automata.
 
 

St. Alban’s Organ Museum

 
Phone: +44 1727 873896
 
320 Camp Road
 
St. Albans, Hertfordshire AL1 5PE
 
Contact: Mr. Keith E. Pinner. Collection of the late Charles Hart. Mortier, Bursens and Decap organs. Music boxes, pianos and two Theatre pipe organs.
 
 

Thursford Collection

 
Phone: +44 1328 878477
 
Thursford Green, Thursford
 
Fakenham, Norfolk NR21 0AS
 
Director: George Cushing.
 
 
Fax: +44 1328 878415
 

Tramway Museum

 
Phone: +44 1773 852565
 
Crich
 
Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 5DP
 
87-key Gavioli. Contact: Ms Cara Marchant, Marketing assistant.
 
 
Fax: +44 1773 852326
 

Victoria and Albert Museum

 
Phone: +44 20 7938 8500
 
South Kensington
 
 
 
Fax: +44 20 7938 8379
 

Watermouth Castle

 
Phone: +44 1271 863879
 
Ifracombe, Devon EX34 9SL
 
 
 

York Museum of Mechanical Music

 
Phone: +44 1904 738309
 
Bradley Grange
 
Bradley Lane, Rufforth YO23 3QW
 
Large organs. Director: Andrew Pilmer. Museum is now closed, but members can see work in progress by appointment.
 

United States

 

Antique Music Museum

 
Phone: 814-437-6301
 
1675 Pittsburgh Rd
 
Franklin, PA 16323
 
SE of Chambersburg. Nickelodeons, band organs, Caliola, street organs, German organs, etc.
 
 

Bayernhof Museum

 
Phone: 412-782-4232
 
225 St. Charles Place
 
Pittsburgh, PA 15215
 
Collection of the late Charles Brown III, including Seeburg R pipe organ orchestra, double Mills Violano, Regina changer, Hexaphone, Multiphone and many more music boxes and pneumatic instruments. Tony Marsico, curator.
 
 

Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society

 
Phone: 716-873-9644
 
25 Nottingham Ct.
 
Buffalo, NY 14216
 
Organettes, music boxes, street organs. Open: Tue - Sat 10am - 9pm, Sun noon - 5pm. Closed Mondays.
 
 

Clark’s Trading Post

 
Phone: 602-745-8913
 
US Rt. 3, PO Box 2
 
N. Woodstock, NH 03262
 
Wurlitzer LX orchestrion and 150 band organ, Double Violano, Coinola Midget, Link, Seeburg G, Seeburg KT, Artizan organ, Tangley Calliope, and others. Open summers.
 
 

DeBence Antique Music World

 
Phone: 814-432-8350
 
1261 Liberty Street
 
Franklin, PA 16323
 
See and hear over 100 old-time automatic musical instruments. Band organs, music boxes, nickelodeons and player pianos. April 1-October 31, Tuesday-Saturday 11 am-4 pm. & Sunday 12:30-4 pm. CLOSED MONDAY. Adults $8, Seniors (60+) $7, High School/College Students $5, Children $3.00, Children under 3 FREE.
 
 

Edison National Historic Site

 
Phone: 201-736-0550
 
Main St. & Lakeside Ave.
 
West Orange, NJ 07052
 
The home and laboratory where Thomas Edison lived and worked from 1887 to 1931.
 
 

F S Matt Brewery Tour

 
Phone: 315-732-0022
 
Court at Varick Streets
 
Utica, NY 13502
 
Instruments on display: Symphonion 3-disc Eroica musical clock, 15 1/2" Polyphon, Mermod cylinder box, Edison disc phono, Clariona, Polyphon upright, Seeburg 1910.
 
 

Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum

 
Phone: (716) 693-1885
 
180 Thompson St.
 
N. Tonawanda, NY 14120
 
The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum, operated by the Carousel Society of the Niagara Frontier, is a premier national historic site and community resource for family recreation and learning that fosters an appreciation for the unique heritage of the carousel and related industries in the Niagara Region.
 
 
Fax: (716) 743-9018
 

John Harris – Simon Cameron Museum

 
Phone: 717-233-3462
 
219 S. Ford St.
 
Harrisburg, PA 17104
 
Disc and cylinder boxes, Gem roller organ, Celestina organette, Horton Autophone, three early Edison phonos. Tours by reservation. Open weekdays 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Society office open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
 
 

Johnson Victrola Museum

 
Phone: 302-739-3262
 
Bank & New St.
 
Dover, DE 19901
 
Edison phonograph, two gramophones, 43 Victors and Victrolas, 15,000 Victor records. Open Tues - Sat 10am - 3:30pm.
 
 

Knoebels Amusement Resort

 
Phone: 717-672-2572
 
Rd 1, Rt. 487
 
Elysburg, PA 17824
 
Frati organ, Berni playing books, Wurlitzer 165 (De Kleist), 146B (Bruder), Wurlitzer Caliola, Tangley Calliaphone, coin piano. Open daily 11am - 10pm, Memorial Day - Labor Day.
 
 

Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum

 
Phone: 203-838-9799
 
295 West Avenue
 
Norwalk, CT 06850
 
An MBSI sponsored Musical Museum display. Small museum. A reproducing piano and a few other instruments.
 
 

Mariner’s Museum

 
Phone: 804-595-0368
 
100 Museum Dr.
 
Newport News, VA 23606
 
Silver and gold steamboat automaton, 10-tune cylinder box, 24-whistle calliope from showboat. Open Mon - Sat 9am - 5pm, Sun Noon - 5pm. (Museum located 2 1/2 miles S of I-64 on right.)
 
 

Morris Museum

 
Phone: 973-971-3700
 
6 Normandy Heights Road
 
Morristown, NJ 07960
 
Cylinder and disc boxes, automata, and pneumatic instruments can be seen in the new exhibition Musical Machines & Living Dolls, featuring more than 150 pieces from the world-renowned Murtogh Guinness collection of mechanical musical instruments and automata. Live demos at 2 p.m. Open Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursdays: 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Sundays: 1-5 p.m. Mondays & Tuesdays: Closed. Admission: $10 Adults; $7 Children and Seniors; Children under 3 years of age are free.
 
 
Fax: 973-538-0154
 

Museum and Library of Maryland History

 
Phone: 410-685-3750
 
201 W. Monument St.
 
Baltimore, MD 21201
 
Musical boxes which are occasionally on display; piano, grand harmonicon and musical instruments.
 
 

National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution

 
Phone: 202-357-2700
 
14th & Constitution Ave. NW
 
Washington, D.C. 20560
 
Several instruments demonstrated. Welte orchestrion, Regina changer, reproducing pianos. Herschell carousel (circa 1940) in front of the old Arts and Industries Castle.
 
 

Porter Music Box Museum

 
Phone: 800-811-7087
 
U.S. Route 66
 
Randolph, VT 05060
 
A thirty minute tour takes you back in time to the heyday of the music box. Several exquisite boxes, acquired from famous collections, are played during the tour, as well as some of the unique Porter boxes manufactured on the premises. Many musical automata are on display. There is also an extraordinary 1926 Steinway Duo-Art Aeolian reproducing piano. Open May - October. Call for hours.
 
 

Q-R-S Music Rolls, Inc.

 
Phone: 716-885-4600
 
1026 Niagara St.
 
Buffalo, NY 14213
 
Six player and reproducing pianos; roll perforating/recording equipment including computerized systems. Tours 10am & 2pm only, Mon - Fri, except holidays. Fee.
 
 

Shelburne Museum

 
Phone: 802-985-3346
 
US Rt. 7
 
Shelburne, VT 05482
 
7 miles S of Burlington, VT on US Rt. 7. Cylinder and disc music boxes, phonographs, miniatures, automaton, small organ. Open May - Oct 10am - 5pm. 1pm winter months for a special guided tour.
 
 

Wells Auto Museum

 
Phone: 207-646-9064
 
Rt. 1 Box 496
 
Wells, ME 04090
 
Between Portsmouth and Portland. Twelve instruments including Seeburg E, KT Special & L orchestrions, Violano, Wurlitzer 125, Regina Hexaphones and changer, Nelson-Wiggen, and Coinola
 
 

Circus World Museum

 
Phone: 608-356-8341
 
550 Water St.
 
Baraboo, WI 53913
 
 
 

Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village

 
Phone: 800-343-1929
 
20900 Oakwood Blvd.
 
Dearborn, MI 48121
 
25 instruments plus a replica of Edison's laboratory. Open daily 9:30am - 5pm. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas day.
 
 

House on the Rock

 
Phone: 608-935-3639
 
5754 Hwy 23
 
Spring Green, WI 53588
 
Near Dodgeville. Phonoliszt-Violina, Double Violano, calliope, automatic orchestras, automata, etc. A renowned attraction of authentic and fantasy mechanical music. Open 9am - 4pm November and December partial tour, other months full tour.
 
 

Marvin’s Marvelous Mechanical Musuem

 
Phone: 248-626-5020
 
31005 Orchard Lake Rd.
 
Farmington Hills, MI 48334
 
Nickelodeons, music boxes, phonos, arcade machines. Open Mon - Thur 10am - 9pm; Fri - Sat 10am - 11pm; Sun 12pm - 9pm.
 
 

The Music House Museum

 
Phone: 231-938-9300
 
7377 US 31 North, Box 297
 
Acme, MI 49610
 
Eight miles north of Traverse City. Music boxes, barrel organ, player and reproducing pianos, orchestrions, phonographs, Violano, jukeboxes, organs of all types including a Mortier 97 key, and a Wurlitzer theatre organ.
 
 
Fax: 231-938-3650
 

Western Reserve

 
Phone: 216-721-5720
 
10825 East Blvd.
 
Cleveland, OH 44106
 
Colorful, hand-carved wooden horses, once at Euclid Beach Park on Cleveland’s lakefront, now welcome riders once again in the Carousel Pavilion at the Western Reserve Historical Society.
 
 
 

Wheels O’Time Museum

 
Phone: 309-243-9020
 
11923 N Knoxville Ave.
 
Peoria, IL 61612
 
A museum of the 20th Century. Among the exhibits is a music room with a "magic" player piano, Edison phonograph,a barrel piano and other items of interest. Open May/Oct, Wed/Sun from noon until 5pm. Groups of 20 or more by appointment. Bobbie Rice.
 
 

Kansas Museum of History

 
Phone: 785-272-8681
 
6425 SW 6th
 
Topeka, KS 66115
 
Several music boxes, Reginaphone. Open Mon - Sat 9am - 4pm November - April. Call first.
 
 

Schubert Club Museum

 
Phone: 651-292-3267
 
Landmark Center, 75 W. 5th St.
 
St. Paul, MN 55102
 
Free exhibit of antique pianos and various automatic musical instruments. Mon - Fri 11am - 3 pm, Sunday 1pm - 5pm, or by appointment.
 
 

Edison Winter Home and Museum

 
Phone: 941-334-3614
 
2350 McGregor Blvd.
 
Ft. Myers, FL 33901
 
200 mostly Edison phonographs. Open daily Monday-Saturday 9:00am to 5:30pm & Sunday 12:00 noon to 5:30pm; last guided tours depart at 4:00pm. (Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.)
 
 

Lightner Museum

 
Phone: 904-824-2874
 
75 King St., PO Box 334
 
St. Augustine, FL 32085
 
Cylinder box, Stella grand, Regina changer, street piano, organette, nickelodeon, Gem roller organ, orchestrion, Violano, automaton, phonographs and more. 9:00am - 5:00pm daily, last admission 4:00pm (Closed Christmas day).
 
 

Museum of Science & History

 
Phone: 904-396-7062
 
1025 Museum Cir.
 
Jacksonville, FL 32207
 
Regina disc music box #57923 shipped from the factory on Oct. 29, 1901. Monday- Friday: 10am -5pm, Saturday 10am - 6pm, Sunday 1pm - 6pm.
 
 

Olden Year Musical Museum

 
Phone: 972-298-5587
 
131 W Fairmeadows
 
Duncanville, TX 75116
 
Music boxes, phonographs, Hurdy-Gurdys, organs, organettes, automata, radios/tvs. Appointment only.
 
 

Virginia Musical Museum

 
Phone: 757-303-5907
 
6316 Richmond Rd.
 
Williamsburg, VA 23090
 
History of music in Virginia plus pianos, music boxes, nickelodeons, organs, and phonographs. Mon-Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 10am-5pm, closed Sunday.
 
 

Mark Twain’s Museum of Memories

 
Phone: 775-847-0454
 
109 S. C Street, Box 449
 
Virginia City, NV 89440
 
Player pianos, nickelodeons, phonographs, miniature carousel.
 
 

Pike’s Peak Ghost Town

 
Phone: 719-634-0696
 
400 S. 21st St.
 
Colorado Springs, CO 80904
 
Seeburg L, Empress A-roll piano, Wurlitzer CX, Seeburg F with Aeolian push-up piano player.
 
 

San Sylmar, Merle Norman Cosmetics

 
Phone: 818-367-1085
 
15180 Bledsoe St.
 
Sylmar, CA 91342
 
Huge collection: Welte, Violano, Banjo, Theater organ, reproducing pianos, cylinder/disc boxes, "Emperor Piano." Strict dress code. No cameras or taping. No children under 12. Tours Tue - Sat 10am - 1:30pm by reservation only. Alternate Phone: 818-367-2251.
 
 

Scotty’s Castle

 
Phone: 760-786-2392
 
PO Box 579
 
Death Valley, CA 92328
 
Death Valley National Park. Welte 3 manual 15 rank pipe organ with Welte piano and Welte or Wurlitzer roll-player, Welte Mignon reproducing piano, Deagan tower chimes with automatic mechanism and roll-player. Open 7am - 6pm. Tours every hour on the hour from 9am - 5pm. National Park Service web site,