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Museum fur Musikautomaten

Closed Now: 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Open today: 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Excellent little museum worth a detour!

This is a nice little museum full of wonderful music automatons - some tiny and some huge. Access... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2017
Trier, Germany
Visit the Belle Epoque

Great Museum with well maintained musik machines from times long ago. Nice Tour also for kids... read more

Reviewed February 13, 2017
Basel, Switzerland
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5 Aug 2017
“Excellent little museum worth a detour!”
13 Feb 2017
“Visit the Belle Epoque”
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Bollhuebel 1, Seewen 4206, Switzerland
+41 58 466 78 80
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Reviewed August 5, 2017

This is a nice little museum full of wonderful music automatons - some tiny and some huge. Access to the collection is via guided tour only, so check times beforehand to optimise your visit. Unfortunately, you can't take any pictures inside - that's why I'm...More

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Reviewed February 13, 2017

Great Museum with well maintained musik machines from times long ago. Nice Tour also for kids and make sure that you do not miss the Britannic organ. Very friendly staff in the museum and in the restaurant.

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Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Great place. One hour of travel in the past. We were together with our children and all of us were impressed. We were lucky. There was no other German speacking visitors so the whole guide was provided in En.

Thank Maciek S
Reviewed May 7, 2016

Even though the tour is not in English this was still worth the visit. You can follow along with an English guide book and at the end of the day music is music and isnt language specific. You can spend a good couple of hours...More

Thank TripTravela
Reviewed December 29, 2015

After having seen the CIMA in Sainte Croix (the birthplace of music boxes in the Canton Vaud) this museum clearly has more (federal) money and therefore present things more professionally. After all, it's just a question where you are geographically. Either one is fine.

Thank Geneva2009
Reviewed September 1, 2015

Lovely museum, in the middle of a very picturesque little village. We travelled from Lucerne, and it took us a few hours. The tour itself took about an hour or so, and there's a nice gift shop for souvenirs. Worth your time if you're interested...More

Thank GK269
Reviewed March 6, 2015

The museum is situated at the top of a steep hill above the small village of Seewen, the building is modern, light and spacious. The staff were all very friendly and knowledgeable, there is an impressive collection of music-boxes in all shapes and sizes, player-pianos...More

Thank CHvoyageur
Reviewed September 11, 2013

We visited this museum which is outside the city of Basel. The directions we were given was to travel by train, then take Postbus No 116 to Seewen. From there it was quite a walk uphill to the museum, through a lovely village and beautiful...More

Thank LydiaJCork
Reviewed June 24, 2013

My wife (80) and me (85) took the post bus 67 from Liestal, as advised, When we came to Seewen, the driver told us that this bus line has two routes, and that he does not stop near the museum. From his bus stop a...More

Thank Joggeli
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