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Siegfried's Mechanisches Musikkabinett

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Address: Im Bromserhof, Oberstrasse 29, 65385 Ruedesheim am Rhein, Hesse, Germany
Phone Number: 067 22 49217
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A wonderul experience of old worldie musical masterpieces

i have bever seen a museum like this one before where you stepped back in time and looked at these amazing musical marvels. Very clever people have made them so many years ago... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

i have bever seen a museum like this one before where you stepped back in time and looked at these amazing musical marvels. Very clever people have made them so many years ago that have real musical instruments behind the panels that play the music. Fascinating and some of them were so loud. to have a collection such as these... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Siegfried's Music Cabinet is not to be missed and is the main reason river cruise ships stop here. The village has narrow streets and many shops, mainly souvenirs, but also many wine shops. The display of musical instruments mainly based on the piano or violin are well worth visiitng.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Siegfried Wendel collected & restored mechanical music instruments....now in his 80's ....his son has carried on the tradition. The combination of music & old technology, together with the impression of being able to understand how these instruments make music is fascinating to hear & see!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Very worthwhile visit. The machines are amazing, and the tour is well done. Very good gift shop, with very good prices. Lots of souvenir ideas, and great Christmas items.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Visited this museum in 2014 with a tour group from the river cruise. The museum was very interesting with many old mechanical instruments from multi violin and piano players to small song bird music boxes. The history from the guides was knowledgeable. I think if you are interested in this sort of machinery that a following visit on your own... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

While in Rudesheim for four nights decided to go to Siegfried's Mechanisches Museum.......very glad we did, what a collection of Music Box's, mechanical music machines, etc......the Tour Lady was fantastic, very good English and she knew what she was taking about, showed us how many of the music machines worked.......if in Rudesheim am Rhein a MUST............Bill in North Texas

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Seeing working pieces over 100 years old was wonderful. The creativity of man is impressive when you hear these mechanical machines produce music. This was the ultimate back then. What a great experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I thought this excursion from our riverboat on the Rhine was going to be kind of ho hum. So I was pleasantly surprised to find this place absolutely delightful! A guide took us through the building, which in itself was interesting, and turned on each instrument. She wore gloves to protect these fragile and amazing pieces of music and art.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Siegfried's mechanical Instrument Museum is one of the " must do's " in Rudesheim. (The other is the cable car ride to the Niederwald monument.) Siegfreid's has an incredible collection of self playing musical instruments, varying from simple wind-up music boxes, to huge cabinets, comprising almost a full orchestra, with all the instruments being played via mechanical levers, pedals, bows... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Our disappointment with this museum may be due to our erroneous expectations. From reading other reviews and descriptions, we thought this would showcase DIFFERENT instruments playing music mechanically. Instead, what we saw were many different kinds of mechanical music boxes...large, small, fancy, and plain...but music boxes nonetheless. The building itself was much more interesting to us as it still has... More 

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