When the Sound Still Came from the Horn

The fascinating world of phonographs and gramophones in a temporary exhibition at the Museum of Music Automatons in Seewen SO April 11, 2008 through October 26, 2008 - opened until February 1, 2009

Coin-operated gramophone with three horns
Coin-operated gramophone with three horns

In a special exhibition from 11 April to 26 October, 2008 the Museum of Music Automatons presents how talking machines, phonographs, gramophones, record players as well as other radio-gramophone consoles and soundboxes changed the world during the last century. The exhibition is mainly built around objects from the collection of the Kornhaus Burgdorf which was absorbed to Seewen some time ago.

Guided tours of the temporary exhibition: Wednesday and Sunday, 2:30 pm

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Opening hours

Tu - Su 11 am to 6 pm

Guided tours

Permanent exhibition

12 pm, 1.20 pm, 2.40 pm and 4.00 pm

Britannic Organ

1.00 and 3.40 pm

Temporary exhibition

We & Su 2:30 pm

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