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Pianola Museum

Westerstraat 106, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 627 9624
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Ring the bell & prepare to be amazed

If you don't know about Pianola's just go, learn& prepare to be amazed. The owner clearly lives... read more

Reviewed September 2, 2017
TheCyclist42
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Pianola Museum is good place to go.

Are you music lover or maybe pianist yourself? You find this small but different museum of... read more

Reviewed May 29, 2017
Timo H
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Sep 2, 2017
“Ring the bell & prepare to be amazed”
May 29, 2017
“Pianola Museum is good place to go.”
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Westerstraat 106, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Jordaan
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Reviewed September 2, 2017

If you don't know about Pianola's just go, learn& prepare to be amazed. The owner clearly lives & breathes "Player Pianos" and the story of their rise & fall is fascinating - but the best bit is definitely the performance of music "recorded" by virtuosi...More

Thank TheCyclist42
Reviewed May 29, 2017 via mobile

Are you music lover or maybe pianist yourself? You find this small but different museum of mechanical pianos, pianolas, only 10-15 minutes walk from shopping street in Jordaan area. They will guide you personly about mechanical pianos history. Lovely place with little cafe inside. All...More

Thank Timo H
Reviewed May 17, 2017 via mobile

Best small museum in Amsterdam. Listened rolls of Debussy playing himself. It deserves more attention of cultural establishment

Thank Kvrzica
Reviewed March 20, 2017

We spent over two hours here and it could have been longer. The owner is a lovely man, as is the dear lady who serves the tea and coffee, and we not only learnt about the mechanics but also heard several of the rolls, some...More

Thank MarkD18639
Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

We read about this place on trip advisor and then happened to walk past it so decided to visit. We were so glad that we did. I would be surprised if there is anything quite like this anywhere else in the world! The gentleman who...More

Thank Geoff W
Reviewed October 28, 2015

We found this tiny museum completely by accident while walking back towards our hotel after lunch. It was closed at the time but there was a lunchtime concert advertised for the next day so we went back for this. Amazing place - this museum was...More

3  Thank Norman C
Reviewed March 29, 2015

The Pianola Museum is definitely one of those unique places you simply cannot forget. If you are looking for something a bit off the beaten museum track, this is the place to go. In the Jordaan neighborhood, the museum houses an impressive collection of player...More

4  Thank 1337Mel
Reviewed January 6, 2015

If you are looking for a special place to visit. Something you will not find easily anywhere else in the world then look for this unique small museum in a beautiful Jordaan neighborhood in Amsterdam. A pianola is a self-playing piano and this museum in...More

3  Thank Marc S
Reviewed October 12, 2014

If you are a lover of music in any capacity this museum is for you! The tiny, yet magical cave was simply enchanting. Having turned up out of the blue, we were disappointed to find a fairly closed looking museum having not checked opening times...More

3  Thank 944hope
Reviewed September 5, 2014

The Pianola museum is only open on Sunday afternoons from 2.00pm till 5.00pm so my wife and I made a bee line for the museum soon after we had checked into our B&B. If you have an interest in pianolas then this place is obviously...More

2  Thank keithabrown
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Jordaan
One of Amsterdam’s most preferred outdoor markets and
some of the city’s favorite watering holes are but two
of the many reasons to save ample time for a stroll
through this especially convivial warren of narrow
streets with its unfair share of quirky shops and
quality galleries. Historically a haven for the
working class and emigrants, these days the Jordaan is
better known as an enclave for artists and designers.
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