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Musik Instrumenten Museum Der Volker

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Wonderful time

Thoroughly enjoyed this visit. My wife is a musician and was particularly taken by it. We came on a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Absolutely brilliant - highlight of our holiday

What a treasure - if you have any interest in music (& world music in particular) don't miss it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Barbara H
Worthing, England, United Kingdom
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Aberseestrasse 11, St Gilgen 5340, Austria
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Thoroughly enjoyed this visit. My wife is a musician and was particularly taken by it. We came on a rainy day and we were the only visitors. The curator is a fount of knowledge and talked in excellent English to us about the collection and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a treasure - if you have any interest in music (& world music in particular) don't miss it! We were lucky enough to visit whilst the curator was demonstrating a wide range of weird & wonderful instruments. There doesn't seem to be a schedule...More

Thank Barbara H
Reviewed 22 May 2018

We visited last week on a rainy morning. After an hour in the company of an amazing man surrounded by an array of beautiful instruments from all over the world we were uplifted and left smiling. It was the highlight of our week in St...More

Thank DevonSurfer
Reviewed 10 May 2018

The gentleman who owns this museum is an absolute gem. He has a true love for music and has collected instruments from all over the world. He opens his doors to guests and also humours them by playing instruments from the world over. He was...More

Thank Saurabh J
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Ripon, California
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

What a magical experience. I have traveled many places and experienced many things, and this rates as one of my most enjoyable travel adventures. The curator of the museum is the key to the whole experience. He exudes joy and passion with every backstory and...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

If you only do one thing in St Gilgen please visit this small museum. Fantastic selection of instruments from around the world, together with immensely passionate and talented curator who will play a selection of instruments including African guitar made from tortoise shell and Filipino...More

Thank Vanmann25
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

So many different instruments from all over the world in such a small museum. We didn't expect this! Not only amazing but the feller who owned it was taking patiently his time to play some instruments. He even took quite some time to give my...More

Thank Hirlsa H
Reviewed 23 September 2017

The gentleman there played instruments from around the world. I have never seen anything like it. He played for 2 hours.

Thank MsLinda1964
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Extraordinary place - which would be far less interesting if the instruments were just lying in their cases. When the curator plays a selection of them they come to life. The (South) Korean gong was splendidly loud and the Mexican clay pipe very melodious. And...More

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

The museum itself is small, but is an amazing collection. The curator clearly has a passion for his instruments and will play them for you and answer any questions. Brilliant hour, Would have spent longer, but had to catch a boat. A absolute must visit...More

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moshe p
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Response from chucklazer | Reviewed this property |
Moshe - there are all sorts of instruments from all over the world - including keyboard - the amazing thing is that the ownet knows how to play them all 😀