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Judy Garland In The Good Old Summertime

Chris Barber on the Wurlitzer

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Sunday 24 September at 3.00pm

IN THE GOOD OLD SUMMERTIME - featuring a prelude at the Mighty Wurlitzer.

A tale of squabbling music shop clerks who don't know they're romantic pen pals.  Judy Garland and Van Johnson evoke an era of straw boaters and silvery moons with comedic zest and musical appeal.  In addition to the title song number, songs include Meet Me Tonight and I Don't Care.

Tickets : £6.50.  Concessions £5.00

Friday 29  September at 7.30 pm

MAIASTRA Classical Concert

Maiastra's exciting young musicians will play Dvorak - String Quintet in E flat major, Op. 97 and Mendelssohn - String Quintet in B flat major, Op. 87.  Arisa Fujita, violin.  David Lopez, violin.  Ana Teresa Alves, viola.  Francesca Gilbert, viola.  Kristiana Ignatjeva, cello.  The concert is promoted by the Aidan Woodcock Charitable Trust.

Admission :  Free / donations to the Trust are welcome.

Saturday 7 October at 2.30 pm.
(Free dance lesson at 2.00 pm)

Join in a social tea dance, featuring Ballroom, Latin and Sequence dancing to a popular selection of dance tunes.  All levels of ability are welcome and a partner is not necessary.

Tickets : £8.50 inc. a glass of Prosecco or tea/coffee.

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.  


August 29, 2017

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