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Siegfried's Mechanisches Musikkabinett

Im Bromserhof, Oberstrasse 29, 65385 Ruedesheim am Rhein, Hesse, Germany
067 22 49217
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums, History Museums
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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

A unique museum dedicated to an amazing array of musical items from all over the world. Well worth a visit to understand how music has evolved in different sizes-huge room sized machines have transformed to our tiny machines of today,fascinating indeed.

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Fishkill
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

A very charming exhibit with knowledgeable guide. It's really a kind of magical and enchanting experience that really takes you back in time. A tribute to man's ingenuity in the age before ipods. If you are in Rudesheim, you should visit here. Takes about an hour.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

Very interesting. Instruments fascinating. Excellent guides. Quirky. . Easy to find. Shop well stocked.

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Cricklade, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Joined a tour where the guide provided information firstly in German then very fluent English. The various machines were fascinating and considering their age produced some wonderful sounds. The collection is housed in an impressive private home which is worth seeing in its own right. Tour takes less than an hour and we spent almost as long in their gift... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Unfortunately we didn't get to see inside this museum as they will only operate tours for 4 or more people. As there was only myself and my daughter, the guides continued to sit outside and chat.... Very disappointed

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Visited museum when we were on Scenic river cruise.A large and varied combination of very old music boxes or machines in impecable condition.Lovingly taken care of and all playing some very catchy tunes.Captured some on video to show folks back in Australia and they were as fascinated as we were.We were impressed by our guide as he was very knowledgeable... More

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Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We visited this museum as part of a River cruise and didn't know what to expect, and to be quite honest were not that interested, however we were very pleasantly surprised!! This is a very interesting journey thought musical history with the most amazing, well preserved and fascinating musical instruments, all in working order. Well worth a visit , we... More

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Our group had the full formal tour of this museum (in English). It was informative and all the working exhibits were fascinating.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Simply beautiful and truly enhanced our visit to Rudesheim. The staff's passion for this museum and preserving the history is evident. You will be left speechless by the intricate and well-maintained instruments throughout Siegfried's. It is a must for your stop in Rudesheim.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This museum houses a very well-preserved collection of mechanical instruments of all kinds: . Musical cabinets that travelled with performing troupes, automatic string/piano combined instruments, clockwork singing birds, grind organs, more usual stuff like recording pianos. What I really enjoyed was that ith the guided tour (multilingual upon request, don't be shy about asking for English if the guide is... More

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