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Always call before travelling ! - Téléphonez toujours avant de vous déplacer ! - Bitte immer vorher Ihre Reise anrufen !

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(Illinois-Indiana-Michigan-Ohio-Wisconsin)

ILLINOIS

Antique Village & Museum

Grosse collection de phonos/Antique phonograph collection (Biggest exhibit of its kind in the U.S.)/Grosse Phono Sammlung.

Thomas Edison phonographs, plus huge trove ot working condition cylinder and disc music machines, all demonstrated regularly.

8512 S. Union Rd.
Union
Illinois 60180
(20 M E of Rockford)
Tel. 815-923-2214 or 815.923.9000

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http://wildwesttown.com/nav/phonograph.html

The Time Museum

Definitly closed : part of the collection is now in the Science Museum in Chicago.

Définitivement fermé. Une partie de la collection est maintenant dans le Musée des Sciences de Chicago.

Geschlossen. Ein Teil der Sammlung ist jetzt im Science Museum in Chicago.

P.O. Box 7327
Rockford
IL 61126

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http://www.timemuseum.com/
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INDIANA

Dr Ted’s musical Museum

A delightful small Museum of mechanical music.

Owned and operated by Ted and Mary Kay Walfart it is a perfect collection of larger musical instruments.

It includes a nicely playing Weber Grandezza ; a perfect and original Wurlitzer 153 military band organ ;

a very Frenchy sounding 49-key Limonaire and other well-playing and well-displayed units.

11896 South US 231
Dale
IN 47523
Tel : 812-937-4250

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http://www.drteds.com/museum.htm

La Porte County Historical Society Museum

Criterion and Regina music boxes, Zon-a-phone and Graphophone phonographs, 1920 Hobart M. Cable player piano (made in La Porte).

Staff will demonstrate instruments.

Open Mon.- Fri. l0am-4:30pm and the first Sunday of each month lpm-4pm.

Closed holidays.

2405 Indiana Avenue
Suite 1
La Porte
IN 46350
Tel : 219/324-6767

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http://www.laportecountyhistory.org/

Wayne County Historical Museum

One Player piano, 1 Pianola, 7 phonographs, 3 roller organs, 1 music box, 1 hurdy-gurdy, Starr-Gennett Pianos, recordings & memorabilia

1150 North A Street,
Richmond
Indiana 47374
Tel. 317-962-5756

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http://waynecountyhistoricalmuseum.org/
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MICHIGAN

Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village

Twenty-five mechanical music instruments of all types, along with a restored replica of Thomas Alva Edison’s Menlo Park Laboratory,’ the birthplace of the phonograph, a must see when in Michigan

Open 9am-9pm Daily

20900 Oakwood Blvd.
Dearborn
Michigan 48121
Call Center : 313.982.6001 or 800.835.5237
http://www.thehenryford.org/

Marvin’s Marvelous Mechanical Museum

Items including musical puppets, Bimbo Box (monkeys playing instruments), old juke box, Nelson Wiggens style 8, Encore Banjo, band box and over 300 antique arcade garnee and kiddie rides

Open Mon-Thurs. l0am-9pm, Fri. & Sat. l0 am-10pm, Sun. noon-8pm
31005 Orchard Lake Rd.
Farmington Hills
Michigan 48334
Tel. 313-626-5020 313-626-5020
http://marvin3m.com/

The Music House

Collection importante/Big collection/Grosse Sammlung.

Music boxes ; barrel, player and reproducing pianos, nickelodeons, orchestrions, musical toys, Violano, Juke boxes, singing birds : cob, reed, pipe, fair and dance organs including exceptionally fine 97 key Mortier.

History of the phonograph and early radio galleries. About 100 restored musical items, many demonstrated in period settings.

Open May-Oct., weekdays l0am-4pm and Sun. 1pm-5pm plus weekends in Dec

7377 US 31 North
BOX 297
Acme
Michigan 49610
Tel. 616-938-9300
(Museum is 6 miles N. of Traverse City)
http://www.musichouse.org/
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OHIO

George T. Jones House

Elegant Victorian home built in 1861, now a bed & breakfast inn.

Over 20 mechanical musical instruments.

Viewing by reservation only

221 E. Elm Street
Granville
Ohio 43023
Tel. 614-587-1122

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http://www.geocities.ws/gtjhouse/

The Wagnalls Memorial

One Welte player organ

Open by appointment

150 E. Columbus Str. (Po. box 217)
Lithopolis
Ohio 43136-0217
Tel 614-837-4765

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http://www.wagnalls.org/wagnalls_museum.htm

The Organette House

Many organettes, and everything on organettes

Dr : Todd Augsburger

"Open by chance or appointment". It is strongly recommanded to call before travelling there …

15577 US Hwy 68
Kenton
OH 43326-9306
Tel : 1 (419)673-0983
Cell : 1 (567)674-4312
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WISCONSIN

Circus World Museum

Orgues de foire/Band Organs/Jarhmarkt Orgels.

Owned by State Historical Society of Wisconsin, a living Museum history Museum documenting 200 years of American circus history.

Outdoor season daily May 1 to Sept.15 with indoor year-round displays.

Outdoor shows include daily demonstrations of unique circus musical instruments and the playing of 4 restored band organs (Wurlitzer 165, North Tonawanda model 37 ,Gavioli and a De Kleist style 18 all playing 125 rolls).

550 Water St
Baraboo
WI 53913
Tel. 608-356-8341

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http://www.circusworldbaraboo.org/

House on the Rock

Musée controversé mais passionnant/Controversial but fascinating Museum/Umstrittenes, aber interessantes Museum

Located between Dodgeville & Spring Green on US Hwy. 23. (E of Madison)

Phonoliszt Violins, Double Mills, calliope, other musical instruments including automated symphonies that fill entire rooms.

Truly something for music lovers of every kind.

This architectural marvel has evolved into one of Wisconsin’s top attractions.

Open 8am to 2 1/2 hours before dusk

5754 State Road 23
Spring Green
WI 53588
Tel. 608-935-3639

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http://www.thehouseontherock.com/HOTR_AttractionMain.htm

The Wisconsin Historical Museum

Mermod Freres with 10 tune cylinders in floor model cabinet, Regina, barrel organ, Western Electric Nickelodeon, are all available for inspection by appointment

Instruments not always on display.

Open Tue&- Sat. l0am-5pm, Sun. noon-5pm. Closed Mondays.

30 N. Carroll St.
Madison
Wisconsin 53703
Tel. 608-264-6555
http://historicalmuseum.wisconsinhistory.org/
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