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Mechanical Music Museum

Oak House High Street | The Oak House, Northleach GL54 3ET, England
+44 1451 860181
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Musical magic

Definitely worth a visit. The collection of musical machines have been lovingly restored, and the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
ian k
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Shanghai, China
A magical museum

This was a great museum. A very friendly and well informed guide took us round the two rooms and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Al G
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“music boxes” (62 reviews)
“guided tour” (42 reviews)
“juke box” (7 reviews)
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Oak House High Street | The Oak House, Northleach GL54 3ET, England
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Oak House High Street | The Oak House, Northleach GL54 3ET, England
+44 1451 860181
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Definitely worth a visit. The collection of musical machines have been lovingly restored, and the staff really bring the stories behind them to life. The guided tour takes about an hour, and the our many questions were answered in quite some detail. Best of all,...More

Thank ian k
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great museum. A very friendly and well informed guide took us round the two rooms and was able to answer all our questions. The cake and coffee in the cafe/pub are also well worth a mention.

Thank Al G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called here on a coach trip on Christmas Eve. A little gem very unusual and interesting. Well worth a visit.

Thank 464Chris
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Considering the museum has only two rooms - it was packed to the gunnels of all kinds of different mechanical music boxes. Sally, the guide, was very knowledgeable and entertaining and really brought to life and showed off these incredible old machines. They are truly...More

Thank theverns94
Reviewed 7 December 2017

simply fabulous. like entering a friends front room and just as welcoming with the added attraction of a well stocked and cosy bar with coffee and homemade cake. the tour takes approximately one hour and is just jaw dropping to see the skill of the...More

Thank larry w
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Four of us visited here on the spur of the moment and was not disappointed. The tour which lasted just over an hour, was both informative and fascinating. The tour guide on this occasion was Sally, who was a mine of information. Her knowledge and...More

Thank Artesia_10
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent talk. Really interesting and worthwhile visit . Good value . Beer and sandwich before good value.

1  Thank Diana M
Reviewed 31 October 2017

The museum was very interesting, but for the price, not that large. Only spent an hour here and was just a little disappointed. Certainly a fascinating display of mechanical musical machines as it were. We had just recently been to a much more extensive and...More

Thank pasowine
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

We come to Northleach every year, and the Red Lion has been our local. The Red Lion is no longer a pub ... but the Museum has converted the shop to a pub. Many of those who patronized the Red Lion now come here. Definitely...More

Thank GeneR3
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Just spent a wonderful hour or so at this museum. With Sally as tour guide it was a magical journey. Such knowledge and superb hosting skills. The machines were in immaculate condition and you can tell the love and affection that are bestowed upon them....More

Thank RussBiles
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KEN H
5 January 2018|
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Response from Jan295 | Reviewed this property |
The tour guide we had was a lady who had been doing the job for years, sorry can't remember her name but she seemed very knowledgeable. It really was a fascinating place to visit and no need to book you just joined the tour... More
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bjnr1
31 August 2017|
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Response from Jeremy D | Reviewed this property |
They are right about the Hurdy Gurdy though, it's not a barrel organ or barrel piano, you don't have one in the museum, it's a lovely, though slightly annoying stringed instrument, some ways similar to bag pipes only in the... More
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Moonflake
6 February 2017|
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Response from Celia J | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is, there was a person in a wheelchair there when I was visiting. It's not a very big place, all the exhibits are in one room, so there's minimal moving around to see them. Enjoy!
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