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Singapore Musical Box Museum

168 Telok Ayer Street, Singapore 068619, Singapore
+65 6221 0102
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Music a Language for Everyone!

The Musical Box Museum is an absolute gem. Music boxes used to be an entertainment before modern... read more

Reviewed January 24, 2018
Quejinok
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Greater Hobart, Australia
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Well .. i come with my friend from Telok Ayer mrt exit A and walk about 10 minutes to get there... read more

Reviewed January 8, 2018
Esther R
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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168 Telok Ayer Street, Singapore 068619, Singapore
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Reviewed 24 January 2018

The Musical Box Museum is an absolute gem. Music boxes used to be an entertainment before modern day electronics and for many, the high quality European and Japanese mechanisms can be a pleasure to simply hear, while for others the complexity of the mechanisms will...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Well .. i come with my friend from Telok Ayer mrt exit A and walk about 10 minutes to get there. Its inside this place.

Thank Esther R
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

I was really in the area to look at the recently completed mural of the history of Singapore pioneers behind Thian Hock Keng Temple, when i noticed the signage for this little museum right next door to the temple. The entrance fees are reasonably priced...More

Thank Irene T
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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

I visited this small but charming museum with my friend because she is a Japanese docent there. There are many small-huge music boxes, we are able to enjoy listening the music, the guide explains the history of boxes and play them, visitor can request the...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

As recommended we made an appointment for a 3pm tour however we needn't have bothered. There were only the 2 of us a private tour. Our guide was most informative and well educated in all the displays demonstrating many of them for us. We were...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Had a fantastic unexpected tour of this very interesting museum. Music lovers would find it very interesting but everyone would enjoy it.

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Reviewed 24 March 2017

I discovered this museum by accident. Was attracted by the poster when walking past its front door. I was the only visitor at the moment. But the guide didn't hesitate for a moment to give me an in-depth and enjoyable tour. She demonstrated a lot...More

Thank 琦芳 鲍
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

As the sole visitors at the Museum, my wife and I got a personalized tour with the very knowledgeable guide. In addition to providing the background of each antique piece (many as notable for their captivating appearance as for their music), he demonstrated most of...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2017

We visited the Music Box Museum in Chinatown and loved every minute of it. It was a 45 minute tour of the Museum. The guide was very knowledgeable. This is a place that should not be missed whilst in Singapore. We came across it by...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We paid $12 per person for a guided tour of the century old musical boxes in the quaint museum. These forgotten predecessors of jukeboxes and vinyl turntables unexpectedly filled the hall with clear and joyful tinkling, and abruptly ended each time the winding ended. It's...More

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Response from Quejinok | Reviewed this property |
Taken directly from the website: Admission Charges: Adults : S$12.00 Students or Full-time National Servicemen (with valid proof) : S$6.00 Seniors (60 years and above with valid ID) : S$6.00* Children (6 years old and below... More
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