Music Museum (Basel)

Music Museum (Basel)

The Music Museum of the Basel History Museum in the former Lohnhof prison houses Switzerland’s largest collection of musical instruments.

The Music Museum is a heritage site of national significance.[1] It was opened in 2000 and presents five centuries of music history with three areas of emphasis: 650 instruments from the 16th to 20th Centuries; concerts, choral music and dance; parades, festivals and signals[disambiguation needed ]. Visitors can also hear how the instruments sound via a multimedia information system.

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Coordinates: 47°33′17″N 7°35′17″E / 47.55472°N 7.58806°E / 47.55472; 7.58806


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