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Revelstoke Nickelodeon Museum - CLOSED

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Best music museum

Loved this place and this is the grande finale . Leslie and David are answering the call to the... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2015
Debra B
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Revelstoke, Canada
Revelstoke Nickelodeon Museum

With Great Sadness, as of May 19 2015 the Revelstoke Nickelodeon Museum has closed its doors. A... read more

Reviewed May 20, 2015
TunnelGuy
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British Columbia
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Jul 8, 2015
“Best music museum”
May 20, 2015
“Revelstoke Nickelodeon Museum”
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Canada's only mechanical music museum. The collection illustrates and demonstrates the development of automatic music machines from 18th century barrel organs to 1950s juke boxes via musical boxes, street and barrel pianos, residence and dance hall...more
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111 First Street West, Revelstoke, British Columbia V0E 2S0, Canada
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Reviewed July 8, 2015

Loved this place and this is the grande finale . Leslie and David are answering the call to the island. With all of their treasures.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Debra B
Reviewed May 20, 2015

With Great Sadness, as of May 19 2015 the Revelstoke Nickelodeon Museum has closed its doors. A great loss for the community ! Owners David and Leslie Evans have relocated to Vancouver Island to enjoy their retirement years.

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

We stopped in the very last weekend before they shut down and move out of town. They weren't doing tours anymore. But the owners decided to give us a private tour and walk us through. So much knowledge and an amazingly beautiful collection of instruments.More

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Condenser, Owner at Revelstoke Nickelodeon Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 27, 2015

Thank you all so much for your wonderful reviews. We are pleased that you have had a good time with us. As you mentioned, we are relocating the museum to Cowichan Bay area of Vancouver Island later this summer, where we shall be reopening the...More

Reviewed April 23, 2015

This is a private collection museum of mechanical music instruments. Most were brought over from England by the owners who conduct tours and play or operate some of the instruments. They are in the process of selling and moving to Vancouver Island where they will...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank SantaEdson
Reviewed April 5, 2015

BUT closing May as owners move to Vancouver Island. Informed owners we were leaving that morning We had a personalised tour eventhough there was a booked afternoon tour.

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Taffyjones052
Reviewed February 9, 2015

Astonishment at every turn, for all ages. A glorious look back to the days when pioneers had to create every sound and sound wave, first creating the machinery to do it, will have jaws dropped and eyes bulging. We take too much for granted these...More

Date of experience: April 2014
Thank ArneCanada
Reviewed September 22, 2014

Fascinating museum of mechanical musical instruments. The owner is very knowledgeable and demonstrates many of the instruments. The tour is a bit long but fortunately they provide seating throughout the area for those that can't stand for too long. Small gift shop with a variety...More

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank libbyloujibjibs
Reviewed September 21, 2014

If you enjoy good music this is a must see. We were traveling through revelstoke and they have several good attractions one of them being the nickelodeon. The owners are very knowledgeable people when it comes to mechanical music and restoration of these fine instruments....More

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank Willem P
Reviewed September 11, 2014

This place was a surprising treasure in a small town. There are music players over 100 years old. The museum traces the start of music as cylinders with pins to tin cylinders to player machines to juke boxes. Leslie, the owner, gave us a comprehensive...More

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank Melodycthomas
Reviewed September 3, 2014

the owners make all the difference. we had a personal tour for about 1.5 hours and many demo's on the various instruments. the history , the mechanics, the innovation, the creativity is just mind blowing to say the least. I love this place. its FULL...More

Date of experience: September 2014
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