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What a surprise

When travelling, I love it when you have no expectations & get a nice surprise. I tagged along on... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Melbourne, Australia
Guided Tour - Interesting, A Must for Music Lovers

We weren’t sure what we were going to find at this museum but were pleasantly surprised with the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Canberra, Australia
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First German Museum of Mechanical Musical Instruments. Discover and enjoy: About 350 mechanical music instruments out of 3 centuries. Experience an eventful 45-minute tour with music. Tours are available in 9 different languages. We are situated in...more
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Im Broemserhof Oberstr. 29, 65385 Ruedesheim am Rhein, Hesse, Germany
+49 6722 49217
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Reviewed 5 days ago

When travelling, I love it when you have no expectations & get a nice surprise. I tagged along on this thinking it was going to be pretty boring, but some of the collection is amazing! Some incredibly intricate mechanical expertise & kudos to Siegfried (philanthropist...More

Thank Jewel236
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We weren’t sure what we were going to find at this museum but were pleasantly surprised with the magnificently restored instruments and their history. The guided tour was excellent, and our guide was engaging and passionate about her work. The eclectic display of instruments shows...More

Thank TWal1
Reviewed 1 week ago

A really interesting collection of ye olde ipods!! Seriously, some amazing collection of early mechanical musical instruments. Kids would love it.

Thank Doug C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is clearly the result of someone's absolute obsession, and is fascinating. The mechanical instruments themselves are amazing, but to think of the imagination and intricate workmanship that went into their initial design and then their renovation is mind blowing. Not to be missed if...More

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our visit. Some of the mechanical organs are played by the guides for you to hear. Amasing that they have been able to save and salvage so much.

Thank BobandJosie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thus museum was very interesting and amusing. Certainly worth the visit! Would highly recommend it as also the village is so beautiful.

Thank Alfie5312
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must to visit, I think it was 8€ bit worth every cent The collection is vast and very unique, you hear some played and there is a narration about each one. There us a shop at the end which goes to support...More

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Siegfried’s Mechanical Music Cabinet: a museum of self-playing instruments. I had thought this would be a collection of small musical boxes. In fact, there were many but the premier part of the collection were many extremely large cabinets which with their mechanization could play the...More

Thank Jerry M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An amazing collection of mechanical musical instruments which have been renovated from old instruments found in various states of repair. Fascinating to listen to and see, and our guide was great.

Thank Sue W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our Rhein River cruise included a stop in Ruedesheim am Rhein and a tour of this museum. It is hard to do justice to the varied mechanical musical instruments on exhibit here. There is an amazing variety of these devices, from simple automated instruments to...More

Thank John W. C
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Robert C
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Response from Santino49 | Reviewed this property |
Ancient building. Even the floors are uneven. Don't think a scooter will work. Sorry
15 September 2016|
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Response from Piseu | Reviewed this property |
With all of the Americans in town and around this area, finding 4 people to do the English tour should not be a problem. Check with your tour advisers or if all else fails go and see if you can get on a list.
Mike M
26 May 2015|
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Response from enners | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, don't know, I wasn't listening nor counting. I was busy planning my escape to the nearest pub. Not in my scope of interest although for someone interested in the history of these machines then if you're in the area... More