This category is for museums primarily focused on musical instruments of any kind.
Surrey, England: Collection of historic keyboard instruments with composer connections. Recital programme.
A museum in Scotland open to the public. Contains 1000 items including stringed, woodwind, brass and percussion instruments from Britain, Europe, and distant lands.
Syracuse, New York; features a working Wurlitzer theater organ: includes location and membership information.
Kent, UK: Keyboard instruments from 18th and 19th centuries, chamber organs, harpsichords, virginals, spinets and clavichords.
Nagoya, Japan; exhibits instruments and recordings from around the world.
Museum established in the early 1900s, largely destroyed in World War II, and rebuilt since then to provide an accurate perspective of the development of musical instruments in Europe from Renaissance up until the present day. Images and sound files of select pieces are available on site.
(Acme, MI: near Traverse City) preserves and restores mechanical musical instruments.
Displays thousands of instruments from around the world. Also provides concerts and education programs. Located in Phoenix, Arizona.
The Museum of Musical Instruments in Copenhagen. Information in English and Danish.
At the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, this collection includes instruments from virtually all cultures and historical periods.
Offers traveling exhibits, concerts, and music courses based around a collection of baroque-era musical instruments: includes calendar of events.
National museum (Norway) for music and musical instruments with collections from all over the world. Located at Ringve Manor in Trondheim.
Musical instruments from around the world including over 140 artifacts from the Stearns Collection at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.
Located in Stockholm, Sweden. Houses manuscripts, scores, letters and other music-related material; and approximately 550 old instruments, of which 75 are keyboards, dating from the 16th century up to the 1940's.
Pine Bluff, Arkansas: includes pictures of vintage and antique band instruments.
The Cremonese, Wilkins, Miller, and Thai collections of the Library of Congress. Located in Washington,DC.
London, England: Describes it collection of automatic mechanical musical instruments; activities; volunteer opportunities; and links.
Describes ukulele history: includes events, artists, membership information, and online shop.
(Waiheke Island, New Zealand) Displays and demonstrates instruments from the last 400 years.
Featuring about 1000 instruments, artifacts, a gift shop, and a library. Includes events, publications, memberships, and volunteer opportunities. Located in Superior, Wisconsin, United States.
Holdings comprised of instruments, accessories and related items, the majority of which document the Western European and American art music tradition.
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