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 (served at 3:25 pm)
COME AND VISIT THIS FASCINATING HIDDEN GEM IN ST ALBANS!
|November 13th||Richard Hills|
|December 11th||David Ivory (more details)|
|March 12th||David Ivory (more details)|
|April 9th||Michael Wooldridge|
|May 14th||Keith Beckingham|
|June 11th||Richard Hills|
|July 9th||Christian Cartwright|
|August 13th||Mark Laflin|
|September 10th||Cameron Lloyd|
|October 8th||Chris Powell|
|November 12th||Simon Gledhill|
|December 10th||Alec Walters|
|December 9th||Chris Powell (more details)|