Tel: 020 8560 8108

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.

Opening hours

The Museum and The Riverside Cafe are open on Tuesday, 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 11:30pm, 1:30pm & 3:30pm.

Due to Hounslow Piano Festival, there will be no Wurlitzer demonstration on Saturday 17th June.

Group Visits

The Museum is open on any day for groups consisting of 20 people or more. Please contact the museum for further details.

Getting here

The Musical Museum is easily accessible via public transport links. The nearest train station is Kew Bridge on SWT rail. 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. 


Standard entry: £10.00
Concessions: £7.50 
Children (5 to 16): £4.00
Family ticket (2 adults plus up to 3 children) £25.00


The Musical Museum's volunteers were 'Highly Commended' at the prestigious Museum + Heritage 2017 awards for excellence, in the Volunteers of the Year (Team) category. 


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Sunday 25th June at 3pm

Fred Astaire & Cyd Charisse season

Film: Silk Stockings (1957)

Dir. Rouben Mamoulin (U) 117 mins

Fred Astaire and Cyd Charisse recapture the magic of The Band Wagon pairing in this dazzling musical version of the Garbo hit comedy, Ninotchka.  Set to Cole Porter tunes, spiked with laughs and featuring amazing dance routines, Silk Stockings show why elegance and fun never go out of style.

Tickets: £6.50 


Sunday 9th July at 4.30pm

Opera: Orfeo

Losing the love of his life on their wedding day, an inconsolable Orfeo vows to get his Euridice back from the underworld.  With a compelling story, beautiful music and a special afternoon tea, this will be a summer treat for all.  Featuring: Eleanor Rastall (Euridice), Louise Eekelaar (Love), Laura Clark (Orfeo) and Aljosa Skorja (conductor). 

Tickets: £10:00 includes tea and cake


Sunday 16th July

Blackpool Tower Ballroom's Phil Kelsall plays the Mighty Wurlitzer

Tickets : £12:00