A unique playing collection of mechanical (self-playing) musical instruments - ranging from reproducing pianos, musical boxes, Victorian hand-turned Organettes and the Mills Violano - (a rare coin operated, self playing violin with integral piano) to four large Belgian dance organs. The collection also includes two working theatre pipe organs.
The organ theatre opens at 2:00 pm on the 2nd Sunday of the month from March until November when all the working instruments are demonstrated and introduced with an informal descriptive commentary. Visitors can join at any time during the afternoon.
Parking available at the Organ theatre and nearby.
Party bookings and group visits also accepted by arrangement - coaches can be accommodated at the Organ theatre.
Our shop stocks a range of souvenirs, confectionery and cd recordings
Admission includes refreshments at 3:25 pm
COME AND VISIT THIS FASCINATING HIDDEN GEM IN ST ALBANS!
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|March 11th||David Ivory|
|March 25th||Nichols, Keith (more details)|
Piano & Silent Film
|April 8th||Phil Kelsall|
|May 13th||Howard Beaumont|
|June 10th||Simon Gledhill|
|August 12th||Kevin Morgan|
|September 9th||Kevin Grunill B.A. (Hons)|
|October 14th||Andrew Nix|
|November 11th||Robert Wolfe|
|December 9th||John Mann (more details)|
|May 12th||Michael Wooldridge|