The museum

The Pianola Museum is located in the Jordaan, a 17th century quarter of Amsterdam, west of the old town centre. It is one of the smaller museums in the city.

The museum has a collection of automatic pianos and related objects. There are over 25.000 music rolls in the museum archive. Nearly all of them can be played on the different instruments in the museum. The visitor will be informed about the history and the technique of the instruments. The attention however will always be focused on the music.

Opening hours:

Friday - Sunday 11.00-17.00 hrs.
If there is a concert at 17.00 hrs the museum closes at 16.00 hrs. At coffee- or children’s concerts at 11.30 hrs the museum opens at 13.00 hrs.

Group visits by appointment, daily: Tel.: +31 20 6279624
Every month (exept July/August) there are concerts in the museum, in which different aspects of the pianola music are presented.