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Links to Resources for Mechanical Music
An organized list of resources related to Mechanical music, including firms who offer services and supplies for all types of mechanical musical instruments.

Compiled by / Send updates to: Jody Kravitz
Compilation Copyright (C) 1999-2017 by Jody S. Kravitz
Last updated: January 01 2016 10:28:35.
 

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Museums / Libraries / Universities


VendorOrgan Museum - Helmond, Netherlands (Dutch language)
WebPagehttp://www.facebook.com/GaudinVanBocken


VendorKeith Hardings World of Mechanical Music
WebPagehttp://www.mechanicalmusic.co.uk
AddressThe Oak House, High Street, Northleach, Glos, UK GL54 3ET
Phone+44 (0)1451 860181
DescWelcome to The World of Mechanical Music, a special place in the heart of England noted for traditional standards of British craftsmanship and hospitality. Here, in a period setting in the beautiful Cotswolds town of Northleach, is a unique collection of self-playing musical instruments presented as a live entertainment. Here is also what has been described as “the best gift shop in the Cotswolds”, and the world famous restoration workshops, which serve discerning collectors from all over the world.


VendorMorris Museum
WebPagehttp://www.morrismuseum.org
Address6 Normandy heights Road, Morristown, New Jersey 07960 USA
Phone(973) 971 - 3700
DescCome experience: “Musical Machines & Living Dolls; The Murtogh D. Guinness Collection”; a permanent 4000 sq.ft. immersive exhibition displaying over 150 mechanical musical instruments & automata, including state of the art multi-media, inter-actives & live daily demonstrations at 2pm. That, plus another 550+ objects in our public-viewable storeroom on the lower level. Open: Tues., Weds., Fri. & Saturdays – 11-5pm. Thursdays – 11-8pm & Sundays – 12-5pm Call 973-971-3700 or visit our website – www.morrismuseum.org – for latest information about other exhibits, special events, programs, admission fees, directions & Bickford Theatre performances


VendorMusical Instrument Museum
WebPagehttp://www.themim.org
Address4725 E. Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix, AZ 85050
Phone(480) 478 - 6000
DescMIM offers a shared experience of the history of musical instruments throughout the world.


VendorDeBence Antique Music World
WebPagehttp://www.debencemusicworld.com
Address1261 Liberty Street, Franklin PA.16323 USA
Phone(814) 432 - 8350 / (888) 547 - 2377


VendorSwiss National Museum fuer Musikautomaten Seewen
Emailmusikautomaten@slm.admin.ch
WebPagehttp://www.musikautomaten.ch
DirectorDr. Christoph E. Haenggi
AdressBollhübel 1, CH-4206 Seewen, Switzerland
Phone+ 41 61 915 98 80
Fax+ 41 61 915 98 90


VendorThe Music House Museum
DescA one-of-a-kind collection of rare antique musical instruments and music- making machines, from 1870 through 1930, displayed in turn-of-the-century settings.
WebPagehttp://www.musichouse.org/


VendorRevelstoke Nickelodeon Museum
DescCanada's only Mecanical Music Museum
WebPagehttp://www.revelstokenickelodeon.com


VendorMuseo del Organito Argentino
WebPagehttp://www.organito.com.ar/
EmailOsvaldo M. La Salvia
DescArgentine Barrel Organ Museum


VendorMUSICA MECANICA - list of Musical Museums around the word
WebPagehttp://www.musicamecanica.org/musica_mecanica/a/musee/index.html
DescMuseums, attractions and private collections open to visitors


VendorNethercutt Music Collection, The
WebPagehttp://www.nethercuttcollection.org/main.html


VendorCircus World Museum
WebPagehttp://www.circusworldmuseum.com/
Desc50 acre complex devoted to the history of the circus. Collections include automated circus organs.


VendorThe Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum
OwnerElizabeth Brick, Director
CommentOwned by the Carousel Society of the Niagara Frontier
AddrPO Box 672, 180 Thompson St., North Tonawanda, NY 14120 USA
Phone(716) 693-1885 (Mon-Fri. 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Eastern time)
Emailhcfm@carrouselmuseum.org
WebPagewww.carrouselmuseum.org
DescLocated in the historic Allan Herschell Factory building, the Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum is cutting Wurlitzer 125 and 150 rolls using the last remaining perforator from the Wurlitzer Company and the original Wurlitzer and Tussing master rolls. We also have the capacity to cut 165 rolls. We produce exact replicas of the original Wurlitzer rolls, as well as rolls with new selections of songs. Production is sporadic, call for currently available list.
Since1998
Catalog?YES
International Shipping?YES
PaymentCheck, Money Order, Master Card, Visa


VendorHowe Collection of Musical Instrument Literature
WebPagehttp://www.lib.umd.edu/PAL/Howe.html
DescDocuments the history of the music industry, mainly in the United States


VendorIndiana University School of Music - Musical Organizations and Professional Societies
WebPagehttp://www.music.indiana.edu/music_resources/societ.html


VendorInternational Piano Archives at Maryland
WebPagehttp://www.lib.umd.edu/PAL/IPAM/index.html
DescArchival collection of recorded piano performances


VendorKunkels Foundation Organ Museum
WebPagehttp://www.draaiorgelmuseum.org
EmailJan Kees de Ruijter
DescHaarlem, Netherlands


VendorLockwood/Mathews Mansion
Addr295 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06850 U.S.A.
WebPagehttp://www.lockwoodmathewsmansion.com
Phone203/838-9799
Emaillockmathew@aol.com
DescThe museum is home to a exhibit of some music boxes and some pneumatic musical instriments - BUT CALL AHEAD AS THIS CHANGES.


VendorNational Music Museum - University of South Dakota
WebPagehttp://www.usd.edu/smm/index.html
DescExceptional collection of links to music organizations.


VendorThe Organette House Mechanical Music Museum
WebPagehttp://www.organettehouse.com
DescA collection of organettes and mechanical music.


VendorPianola Museum, The (Amsterdam)
WebPagehttp://www.pianola.nl/
DescThe Pianola Museum is located in the Jordaan, a 17th century quarter of Amsterdam. Circa 15000 music rolls and many pianolas on which to play them.


VendorNationaal Museum van Speelklok tot Pierement
WebPagehttp://www.museumspeelklok.nl
DESCThe National Museum 'from Musical Clock to Street Organ'


VendorSmithsonian Institution, The
WebPagehttp://www.si.edu/
DescA group of public museums in the United States Capital, Washington, D.C. Extensive collections of musical instruments, including mechanical musical instruments.


VendorSmithsonian Center for Materials Research and Education (SCMRE)
WebPagehttp://www.si.edu/scmre/
DescProvides information on caring for collections.


VendorUniversity of Washington - Music Libraries
WebPagehttp://www.lib.washington.edu/music/clubs.html
DescLinks to music organizations


VendorPublic library of Molndal, Sweden - Music Links
WebPagehttp://www.molndal.se/bibl/xijc.htm
DecrPublic library of the city of Molndal, Sweden. Music links including mechanical music, in Swedish.



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