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Revelstoke Nickelodeon Museum - CLOSED

111 First Street West, Revelstoke, British Columbia V0E 2S0, Canada
+1 250-837-5250
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Best music museum

Loved this place and this is the grande finale . Leslie and David are answering the call to the... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2015
Debra B
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Revelstoke, Canada
Revelstoke Nickelodeon Museum

With Great Sadness, as of May 19 2015 the Revelstoke Nickelodeon Museum has closed its doors. A... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2015
TunnelGuy
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British Columbia
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Canada's only mechanical music museum. The collection illustrates and demonstrates the development of automatic music machines from 18th century barrel organs to 1950s juke boxes via musical boxes, street and barrel pianos, residence and dance hall organs, player pianos, phonographs, gramophones and vintage radios. The museum offers tours taking approximately 1 hour and demonstrations of the genuine antique instruments include about 20 examples.
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8 Jul 2015
“Best music museum”
20 May 2015
“Revelstoke Nickelodeon Museum”
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111 First Street West, Revelstoke, British Columbia V0E 2S0, Canada
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+1 250-837-5250
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Reviewed 8 July 2015

Loved this place and this is the grande finale . Leslie and David are answering the call to the island. With all of their treasures.

Thank Debra B
Reviewed 20 May 2015

With Great Sadness, as of May 19 2015 the Revelstoke Nickelodeon Museum has closed its doors. A great loss for the community ! Owners David and Leslie Evans have relocated to Vancouver Island to enjoy their retirement years.

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Reviewed 25 April 2015 via mobile

We stopped in the very last weekend before they shut down and move out of town. They weren't doing tours anymore. But the owners decided to give us a private tour and walk us through. So much knowledge and an amazingly beautiful collection of instruments.More

Thank Ashley T
Condenser, Owner at Revelstoke Nickelodeon Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2015

Thank you all so much for your wonderful reviews. We are pleased that you have had a good time with us. As you mentioned, we are relocating the museum to Cowichan Bay area of Vancouver Island later this summer, where we shall be reopening the...More

Reviewed 23 April 2015

This is a private collection museum of mechanical music instruments. Most were brought over from England by the owners who conduct tours and play or operate some of the instruments. They are in the process of selling and moving to Vancouver Island where they will...More

Thank SantaEdson
Reviewed 5 April 2015

BUT closing May as owners move to Vancouver Island. Informed owners we were leaving that morning We had a personalised tour eventhough there was a booked afternoon tour.

Thank Taffyjones052
Reviewed 9 February 2015

Astonishment at every turn, for all ages. A glorious look back to the days when pioneers had to create every sound and sound wave, first creating the machinery to do it, will have jaws dropped and eyes bulging. We take too much for granted these...More

Thank ArneCanada
Reviewed 22 September 2014

Fascinating museum of mechanical musical instruments. The owner is very knowledgeable and demonstrates many of the instruments. The tour is a bit long but fortunately they provide seating throughout the area for those that can't stand for too long. Small gift shop with a variety...More

Thank libbyloujibjibs
Reviewed 21 September 2014

If you enjoy good music this is a must see. We were traveling through revelstoke and they have several good attractions one of them being the nickelodeon. The owners are very knowledgeable people when it comes to mechanical music and restoration of these fine instruments....More

Thank Willem P
Reviewed 11 September 2014

This place was a surprising treasure in a small town. There are music players over 100 years old. The museum traces the start of music as cylinders with pins to tin cylinders to player machines to juke boxes. Leslie, the owner, gave us a comprehensive...More

Thank Melodycthomas
Reviewed 3 September 2014

the owners make all the difference. we had a personal tour for about 1.5 hours and many demo's on the various instruments. the history , the mechanics, the innovation, the creativity is just mind blowing to say the least. I love this place. its FULL...More

Thank rocketman000
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