Look & Learn

To experience the sights and sounds of mechanical musical instruments, learn more about how they work, and explore other aspects of mechanical music, this web site provides you with a number of resources described below.

Mechanical Music describes the main groups of instruments and gives some history of their development as well links to appropriate videos.  There are More Videos here.

Music Box repair gives advice if you have a musical box which is not performing properly.

The Musical Box Register is an important research tool as well as providing additional security in the event of theft.  If you haven't already, please register your cylinder musical boxes.

Around 100 tune lists have been compiled covering most disc box discs, many organette media and some play organ and piano rolls.  We are always please to receive additions to these lists which are updated periodically.

The society Archive contains many documents, books and ephemera to help research at any level.  Please donate any relevant items you have, or send us copies, or make a bequest.  The archivist will provide you with copies of documents or help with research if necessary.

Finally the Links page steers you towards many internet sites if interest including other societies, museums, and relevant businesses.