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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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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
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
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.
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!
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
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
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