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Schubert Club Museum

75 W 5th Street, 2nd Floor, Saint Paul, MN 55101
651 292 3267
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Ranked #51 of 63 Attractions in Saint Paul
Type: Specialty Museums
Owner description: Guests will be introduced to The Schubert Club Museum by an interpretive guide in our orientation space. They will also encounter a massive sculpture... more » Owner description: Guests will be introduced to The Schubert Club Museum by an interpretive guide in our orientation space. They will also encounter a massive sculpture of instruments.Moving deeper into the museum, visitors will learn about the evolution of keyboard instruments, sneak a peek at our collection of composer manuscripts and letters, engage with phonographs and music boxes, see and try Indonesian Gamalan instruments, and discover imaginative and experimental musical instruments.No admission charge. An interpretive guide is on staff to provide tours. Groups of 5 or more are encouraged to call ahead. After-hours tours may be possible by special arrangement. « less
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Fair Lawn, New Jersey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

As a music lover, I thought I would love this museum, but it's really not worth a trip from anywhere. They tell you you're allowed to play certain pianos and harpsichords, but my husband was scolded for "banging on the keys" of a harpsichord. If the harpsichord is temperamental or requires a certain light touch, maybe a card with instructions... More

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

We had a group that visited the museum and was impressed with the tour and all the instruments they saw 1

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

This happened to be open when I was wandering through the Landmark Center so I stopped in to take a look. I'm glad I did. The attendant was just starting a tour and invited me along. They have an extensive collection of musical instruments dating back several centuries. There is also a section of old phonographic machines (before vinyl discs)... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

This is above all, since it is in the basement of the Landmark Center, a prime spot to ride out a tornado. they also have some old pianos on hand.

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Kansas City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

The Schubert Club Museum of Musical Instruments is tucked away in a series of rooms on the second floor of the Landmark Building in downtown Saint Paul. My husband and I visited it this month, and we would not have known it was there without going inside the building. We're so glad we didn't miss it! The guides are all... More

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Modesto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

Allen gave me a guided tour through the collection. A very nice compendium of musical instruments with links to mid-west history. Modern technology is integrated into the exhibits so guests can hear the sounds of the instruments. Recitals by top notch musicians are given here.

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