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Museum Speelklok, the most cheerful museum in the Netherlands! During a visit to the typical Dutch Museum Speelklok, cheerful live music will surround you from centuries-old self-playing musical instruments. The history of these instruments started...more
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Music meet machine! Speelklok is quite the experience. Music evolution has definitely come a long way but it’s hard not to marvel at the creativity and genius minds that crafted these antique automated musical machines.
Great experience to visit the museum with a guided tour (guide was pleasantly enthusiastic and entertaining as well). It will definitely bring back some nostalgic memories when you hear these amazing instruments play and not to forget the robots they have! Definitely worth a visit!
After visiting around 10-12 years ago, we decided to visit museum Speelklok in Utrecht again with four friends. Compared with our first tour, this time the tour was a bit of a disappointment. It lasted an hour but the nicest and most impressive musical clocks...More
I am in general not a big Museum fan, but this one at the city center of Utrecht was something special I found. The museum is about mechanical music instruments and clocks from 16th/17th and 18th century which became very popular during that time in...More
Museum Speelklok offers a brief experience into the world of music boxes, musical clocks, automatons and numerous self playing musical instruments from the 19th century into the 20th century.
When you think of the rapid evolution of music available in the home, the technological advancements...More
One of the main reasons I chose to visit the Netherlands was because of Martin Molin (of Wintergatan) and his terrific YouTube vlogs. When I visited Utrecht and Speelklok to see the Marble Machine I was very disappointed to find it had been shipped back...More
This museum has an excellent collection of self-playing instruments (pianos, pipe organs and even violins) and the best part was that many of the instruments were played on the tour. Some of these were over 200 years old and played beautiful tunes. Very well laid...More