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The Musical Museum

399 High Street, Brentford, Ealing TW8 0DU, England
+44 20 8560 8108
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Even the kids enjoyed it!

Have always wanted to visit this lovely place. Visited with my parents and both our boys age 6 and... read more

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Jasmine C
Magical Mystery Tour Through The Magical Mystery Museum

We - me and my boyfriend - visited the Magical Mystery Museum shortly after the Double Fantasy... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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The Musical Museum contains one of the world's foremost collections of self-playing musical instruments. From the tiniest of clockwork music boxes to the Mighty Wurlitzer, the collection embraces an impressive array of devices including reproducing pianos, orchestrions, pipe organs and violin players. The Museum is open on Tuesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holidays from 11:00am to 5:00pm (last entry is at 4pm). Tours with live demonstrations of self playing instruments and the Mighty Wurlitzer take place at 11.30am, 1.30pm & 3.30pm. Concession discounts and reduced prices for children and families are available. The Museum is open on any day for groups consisting of 20 people or more. Please contact the museum for further details.
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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399 High Street, Brentford, Ealing TW8 0DU, England
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+44 20 8560 8108
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"mechanical music"
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"amazing collection"
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"his knowledge"
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"knowledgeable guide"
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"music machines"
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"modern building"
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"interesting facts"
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Reviewed today

Have always wanted to visit this lovely place. Visited with my parents and both our boys age 6 and 9 a week or so ago. Was concerned a long guided tour may be too much for the youngsters - however our fabulous and informative guide...More

Thank Jasmine C
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We - me and my boyfriend - visited the Magical Mystery Museum shortly after the Double Fantasy exhibition and at first I wasn't sure if we really wanted to go inside and spend our money on this, but we did and... Best. Decision. Ever. This...More

Thank Sofie W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

loverly building well run and interesting to see how it's run food is good music is good easy parking

Thank david t
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After driving passed so many times, finally yesterday we managed to visit this museum and I am glad that we did! Seeing and listening, almost a decade old musical instruments was like a feast for all our senses! Guided tour by Roy was well informative.

Thank GUC04
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful interesting afternoon with our grandchildren our ages range from 67 to 9. Roy gave us a wonderful tour who let the the children help him . Our grandson has Autism and ADHD enjoyed the whole tour which lasted around two hours...More

Thank 341pauline
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic collection of self-playing instruments, ably explained and demonstrated by friendly guide Roy. Seriously, some of these need to be seen and heard to be believed! We were also treated to a Wurlitzer experience, as would have been employed in fancier cinemas in the earlier...More

Thank _slspillo
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is an amazing collection of mechanical instruments. Not only carillons or piano rolls but violins, organ, full bands. The guided tour is so informative even for the professional musicians. The museum owns some of the rolls recorded by Rachmaninov. Don't miss it

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The self-playing musical instruments in the museum are in working order or in the process of being restored. Joining a guided tour is highly recommended since it is the way to see the instruments being played. The volunteer guides are brilliant; many are also involved...More

Thank Vara-Poj S
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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

If you have any interest in music this is a place to go. All those self playing instruments look magical. Pick a time when they do demonstration.

Thank Ganna K
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Reviewed July 7, 2018

Spent 2 magical hours at The Musical Museum (Brentford) & thoroughly recommend a visit - Hidden Gem!

Thank _lizthomasyoung
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Nonglak L
November 26, 2017|
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Response from Noeleen O | Property representative |
Hi Nonglak, we have a small replica street with recreated shop fronts from a bygone era, to provide a setting for our street and barell organs. There are a couple of photos of the street gallery (also known as Lamb’s... More
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pattigail44
August 28, 2017|
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Response from Frederick T | Reviewed this property |
They can listen to the presentation + will probably be invited to interact with the instruments. Very nice experience.
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