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Man meets machine the musical

Music meet machine! Speelklok is quite the experience. Music evolution has definitely come a long... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Duncan D
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Nostalgie trip

Great experience to visit the museum with a guided tour (guide was pleasantly enthusiastic and... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2018
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Museum Speelklok, the most cheerful museum in the Netherlands! During a visit to the typical Dutch Museum Speelklok, cheerful live music will surround you from centuries-old self-playing musical instruments. The history of these instruments started...more
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Steenweg 6, 3511 JP Utrecht, The Netherlands
Lange Elisabethstraat Mariaplaats
+31 30 231 2789
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very dis-jointed. We were really disappointed. We were not sure where to go and all the machines were silent. Displays were broken, and when we frustratingly joined the tour the guide spoke a full essay about each thing in Dutch and then 2 sentences in...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely awful, nothing worth seeing the exhibition was terrible and not one dancing robot!!!! Paid €15 to get in and was out again within 20 minutes

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Drove 300 miles from the UK on the strength of the Wintergaten YouTube videos, expected a museum filled full of music and sound. What I got was a 30 minute tour (mostly in Dutch despite being asked what my native language was), about 8 instruments...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Music meet machine! Speelklok is quite the experience. Music evolution has definitely come a long way but it’s hard not to marvel at the creativity and genius minds that crafted these antique automated musical machines.

Thank Duncan D
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Great experience to visit the museum with a guided tour (guide was pleasantly enthusiastic and entertaining as well). It will definitely bring back some nostalgic memories when you hear these amazing instruments play and not to forget the robots they have! Definitely worth a visit!

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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

After visiting around 10-12 years ago, we decided to visit museum Speelklok in Utrecht again with four friends. Compared with our first tour, this time the tour was a bit of a disappointment. It lasted an hour but the nicest and most impressive musical clocks...More

Thank Ron B
Reviewed 3 September 2018

I am in general not a big Museum fan, but this one at the city center of Utrecht was something special I found. The museum is about mechanical music instruments and clocks from 16th/17th and 18th century which became very popular during that time in...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

The collection is very interesting, the guided tour is just to take! They doing some renovations now, so navigating is difficult, bus still worth to visit.

Thank Alexander U
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Museum Speelklok offers a brief experience into the world of music boxes, musical clocks, automatons and numerous self playing musical instruments from the 19th century into the 20th century. When you think of the rapid evolution of music available in the home, the technological advancements...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We took a tour, so I don’t know how it works for individuals, enjoyed the explanations and the music played. Very well displayed & fantastic for all ages

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