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The Coventry Music Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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Have just to this museum and what can I say...... amazing and the people were the most friendliest... read more

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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I recently visited the museum on a trip back to England from Melbourne with my brother and a mate... read more

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Our multi awatd winning museum celebrates music from Coventry and Warwickshire in all its forms. Not just 2-Tone. From Delia Derbyshire to King, from The Specials to The Enemy, Hazel O'Connor, The Primitives and even the famous John Lennon Yoko Ono...more
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7 The Courtyard 74-80 Walsgrave Road | Unit 3, The 2-Tone Village Courtyard, Rear of 74-80 Walsgrave Road, Coventry CV2 4ED, England
+44 7971 171441
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Have just to this museum and what can I say...... amazing and the people were the most friendliest people I have ever met so welcoming 😀

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sadieclark
Reviewed 2 days ago

Took two of my grandchildren to see Father Christmas , I’m glad it was the two youngest granchildren or else they would have been very disappointed in Santa and the surrounding, sledge ride was as it’s has been for many years but Santa was rubbish...beard...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank glenvile
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I recently visited the museum on a trip back to England from Melbourne with my brother and a mate. We deliberated over missing valuable pub time prior to meeting our other friends. However, were we glad we decided to make the effort! The whole experience...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Andy M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here with my brother, who was over from Australia, and a very good mate - all three of us lived just outside Cov and as teenagers went to many of The Specials early gigs 40 years ago. This museum brought back a lot of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Alan M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went because we had nothing better to do and were happy to part with £3 each (where can you get into for £3 nowadays?) Neither of us are big music fans but loved this little gem. Where else can you play a theremin, marvel at...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank danglemoon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic collection about Coventry musical history. New hands on instrument studio a good addition. Guide book was only £1 packed with loads of information and pictures. Volunteers very I formative and enthusiastic. Will visit again soon.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank F715GUchrist
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a great morning at the Coventry Music Museum. What an amazing collection of musical memorabilia and artefacts which brilliantly archive and present a thorough record of Coventry's musical history. The displays are both entertaining and well presented. And a bonus that Pete Chambers was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LaurenceT353
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been to the museum a few times now. And everytime a little, or a lot has been added. It doesn't cater for just Two Tone,but all genres of musical taste. Petes knowledge is never ending and always has time to chat with you...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank johncolesBerkley1965
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s been over three years since I last reviewed the Coventry Music Museum and during that time it just keeps getting better. As 2019 is the 40th Anniversary of the Two Tone Record Label, you can be sure of some great exhibitions and experiences during...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Skinaconda
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Had a great time,lots to see great shops great cafe Museum was very interesting,loving all the vynil Staff are all volunteers and are so dedicated Especially Ruth she was fantastic.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Godiva12, Director Curator at The Coventry Music Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much, Ruth will be so chuffed...

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Helen A
May 19, 2018|
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Response from Godiva12 | Property representative |
Thanks all, it's well been answered on here.
April 11, 2018|
Response from Godiva12 | Property representative |
Sadly not very..we have a stairclimer for access to the main museum as it's up a flight of stairs. but users must transfer to use it. plus are skilled operators are unable to use it due to injury. very sorry. Peter
April 8, 2018|
Response from Brum-tony | Reviewed this property |
As long as you want but it is not a big place . YOPU could visit the whole village shop coffee shop and museum in a couple of hours