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Wine,Tapas & Wurlitzer

Chris Barber on the Wurlitzer

The Musical Museum

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Saturday 22 April at 7pm
Wine,Tapas & Wurlitzer
Chris Barber
Chris Barber, resident organist of The Musical Museum, invites you to a themed evening featuring music from Spain, including Andalucia, Espana and Barcelona.  This will be a sociable event with cabaret style seating and an extended interval for Spanish wine & tapas.  Tickets: £15.00 including a glass of wine & a selection of tapas.

Sunday 23 April at 7.30pm
Classical Concert
Maiastra concert organised by The Aidan Woodcock Charitable Trust. 
Admission free/donations to the charity welcome.

Tea Dances
11 February, 04 March, 25 March, 06 May, 03 June
Free lesson at 2pm and the dance begins at 2.30pm.
Join in a social tea dance, featuring Ballroom, Latin and Sequence dancing to a popular selection of dance tunes, including live sets by Chris Barber at The Mighty Wurlitzer.  All levels of ability are welcome and a partner is not necessary. Tickets: £8.50 including a glass of Prosecco or a cup of tea/coffee.

Summer Diary Dates

Sunday 14 May at 3pm, Bethan Scolding’s piano recital will feature Mozart, Haydn and Schumann.

Sunday 11 June at 3pm, Summer concert, with Chris Barber, Eleanor Rastall & Louise Eekelaar.

Sunday 16 July at 3pm, Phil Kelsall, MBE, the world famous Blackpool’s Tower Ballroom resident organist returns to plays the Wurlitzer.

The Musical Museum houses a fascinating collection of self-playing musical instruments and music rolls.  The collection tells the story of how people listened to music before the days of microphones and electronics. Discover how music was captured and instruments were powered and experience the sounds and actions of sophisticated reproducing pianos, orchestrations, self-playing violins and the Mighty Wurlitzer cinema organ.

Opening hours

The Museum is 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.

​​The Muscial Museum will close for a Christmas break from December 19th until January 2nd inclusive.  We wish all our visitors a very merry Christmas & a prosperous New Year!

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 there

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
50% off for residents of the London Borough of Hounslow

The museum, concert hall & tea room are available for hire for parties, special events and corporate functions. Discounted rates apply to community & charity hires.  


April 11, 2017

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