The Royal Academy of Music Museum  

 
 
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Marylebone Road, Marylebone, London NW1 5HT
 
 
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Free Admission: Mon to Fri 11.30am-5.30pm and Sat 12-4pm
 

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The Royal Academy of Music Museum, designed by John Nash in 1822 as part of the main entrance to Regent’s Park, hosts the Academy’s ‘living museum’, open to the public free of charge seven days a week.

The galleries display many fine items from the Academy's collections of rare musical instruments, original manuscripts, archives, images and other artefacts. The highlights include Cremonese stringed instruments dated between 1650 and 1740, including Stradivari’s 1696 ‘Archinto’ viola, a selection of historical English pianos from 1790 to 1850, from the famous Mobbs Collection, original manuscripts by Purcell, Mendelssohn, Liszt, Brahms, Sullivan and Vaughan Williams and other exhibits.

The museum is an integral part of Academy life: regular concerts, seminars, workshops and other events take place in the galleries, including performances and demonstrations on some of the instruments on display.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Regent's Park Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Baker Street Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Camden Road Overground Station
 
27 minutes walk
 
Marylebone Railway Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

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Chiltern Street Masterpark
 
5 minutes walk
 
Cramer Street Masterpark
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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