What a great little museum! And it's free. Being a musician I found it fascinating and loved looking at all the instruments. Grateful that a helpful student was on hand to play the pianos so I could hear them too.
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We got off the bus by Mme Tussauds. The pavement was awash with crowds, tour guides with flags, and security personnel. I cannot imagine that any of them enjoyed the crowded attraction as much as we did the nearby Royal Academy Museum, where there were...More
We have walked past countless times and decided to go in and take a look. Temporary exhibit on first floor was interesting and time line on the wall put events into perspective. Top floor exhibit on pianos was made more interesting by a very knowledgeable...More
Given the price of some attractions (and the length of the queues for them) the RAM's music museum is a lovely antidote to all that commercialism. Ranged over three floors, you can see the development of musical instruments and learn about the RAM itself. It's...More
Whether you play an instrument or enjoy listing to music, you'll enjoy visiting this museum. It may not have a large collection of musical instruments on display, but those that you'll see have easily read explanations with interesting historical information. Try to go when the...More
I am interested in music and instruments but this museum did not really interest me. There was a very small exhibition about Yehudi Menuhin but it was not very informative. The first floor contained a few string instruments and the second floor was not open...More
Dear Madeleine, Thank you for your review. We value our visitors’ feedback. As a working University Museum our galleries are often used for classes and events. The Piano Gallery was closed on the day you visited as we were hosting a conference on the ‘Historical...More
Couldn't believe that the museum was free !? This is situated about 100yards next to Madame Tussaud's London. Staff very friendly. It is only small however a must for musical adults and teenagers. 3 floors to wonder around and a lovely building. One floor for...More
RAM is online and almost daily provides no ticket high quality music by their gifted and hard working students. There is also an excellent refectory for refreshments. There are also ticketed events mainly in the evening and at weekends. You will not be disappointed.
I found this museum by accident! I was walking pass and took a double-take! I checked the opening times and thought I could do a quick visit before closing time. It's a wonderful place if you're a musician - or not!, There are three permanent...More