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Tickets for Museum Speelklok

See and hear 500 years of self-playing musical history in this charming museum

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Wheelchair accessible
Live guide: Dutch, English
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What's included

Entry to the Museum Speelklok
Free lemonade at the museum café
Live musical tour in Dutch or English (optional)
  • Discover the unsung history of self-playing instruments with an all-singing collection of clocks, music boxes, orchestrions, street organs and more!
  • Enjoy a guided tour to learn all about the history of musical automata, and see famous instruments like the Arabier Organ and the Violina
  • Get hands-on with interactive displays and see how the restoration team takes care of the instruments - some of which are 500 years old!

Enjoy a musical and whimsical day out at Utrecht's Speelklok Museum, and surround yourself with 'live' music performed by a huge collection of self-playing instruments. With more clocks, music boxes, orchestrions, and street organs that you can wave a conductor's baton at, it's a showcase of ingenious engineering and fascinating insight into life before the iPod.

Explore centuries of self-playing instruments and musical automata dating as far back as the 1600s.

Everything at the Speelklok Museum has been lovingly restored to its original working condition, so strolling through the museum is like being surrounded by your own personal symphony as the various contraptions are brought to sonorous life.

Kids will love checking out all the musical 'robots', and there's plenty of interactive displays and hands-on experiences that show exactly what makes them tick.

Insider tip

The delightful (and free) guided tour will teach you all about the history of hands-free music making.

Ryan
Senior Copywriter

Make sure you have your smartphone ticket ready at the entrance and scan it to get in.

Getting There

  • Train to Utrecht Central Station + a 10-minute walk
  • Bike: Park your bike near the museum in the free covered bicycle parking at Zadelstraat. It is also possible to park your bike at the Central Station, or behind the museum
  • Bus: Line 2 from Central Station to Domplein
  • Car: Parking at Springweg or Hoog Catharijne, or with P + R Utrecht
Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Museum Speelklok
6,Steenweg, 3511 JP, Utrecht
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Ratings & reviews

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Francesca,  United Kingdom United Kingdom
Sep 11, 2019
Good
Great guided tour of a fascinating place
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Janny,  The Netherlands The Netherlands
Aug 5, 2019
Excellent
Met 2 kinderen van 7 en 11. Het was heerlijk. Goede uitleg bij de rondleiding. Fijne sfeer.euke spelopdracht erbij. Fantastisch met die draaiorgels.
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Anonymous
Jul 6, 2019
Excellent
Very interesting museum, nice tour.

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