The Musical Museum at Kew Bridge
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 and comprehensive array of sophisticated reproducing pianos, orchestrions, orchestrelles, residence organs and violin players.
The Museum is open on Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holiday Mondays from 11AM to 5PM, 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.
The Museum is open on any day for groups consisting of 20 people or more. Please contact the museum for further details.
The Musical Museum is easily accessible via public transport links. The nearest train station is Kew Bridge overground. You may take District Line to Gunnersbury, then 237 or 267 bus alighting opposite the Museum. Alternatively, take the Piccadilly Line to South Ealing, and then the 65 bus which passes the Museum.
The Museum has a free car park, with limited parking.
The Musical Museum
New Summer 2016 programme available now, pick up your copy at the museum or click here to preview.
Sunday 26th June from 3:00pm
Silent Film Feature
Experience cinema from a bygone age! Join us for a fun afternoon of family entertainment featuring three classic silent comedies accompanied by internationally renowned organist Donald Mackenzie on the Mighty Wurlitzer.
Laurel & Hardy in 'Angora Love':
Stanley and Oliver are adopted by a runaway goat. Attempts to bathe the smelly animal result in a waterlogged free for all.
Mack Sennett - 'Teddy at the Throttle':
Gloria and her dog, Teddy, live down the hall from her sweetheart, Bobbie. However, Gloria's scheming gaurdian wants Bobbie to marry his sister in order to control Bobbies fortune.
Charlie Chaplin in 'The Rink':
After causing restaurant chaos at work, a bumbling waiter tears up the local roller rink with his skating.
Donald MacKenzie will also play a prelude on the Mighty Wurlitzer with music hall songs sung by by Soprano, Patricia Hammond.