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
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
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.