List of music museums

This is a list of music museums worldwide. The list contains notable former and existing museums that focus on musicians, musical instruments or other musical subjects.

ArgentinaEdit

ArmeniaEdit

AustraliaEdit

AustriaEdit

 
Pasqualati-Haus
Dedicated to composers

dedicated to Ludwig van Beethoven

dedicated to Anton Bruckner

dedicated to Johannes Brahms and/or Joseph Haydn

dedicated to Gustav Mahler

dedicated to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and/or family members

dedicated to Franz Schubert

dedicated to the Strauss family

dedicated to Arnold Schoenberg

dedicated to other composers

Vienna (other museums)
Other museums

AzerbaijanEdit

BelarusEdit

BelgiumEdit

East and West Flanders

Province of Antwerp

Brussels and Flemish Brabant

Limburg

Wallonia

BrazilEdit

Burkina FasoEdit

CanadaEdit

British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan

Nova Scotia and Quebec

Ontario

Cape VerdeEdit

ChinaEdit

 
Choir Organ Museum

Czech RepublicEdit

dedicated to composers

dedicated to Antonín Dvořák

dedicated to Leoš Janáček

dedicated to Bedřich Smetana

dedicated to other composers

Other museums

DenmarkEdit

EstoniaEdit

FinlandEdit

FranceEdit

Paris

 
Josephine Baker Museum

Other museums

GermanyEdit

Baden-Württemberg

Bavaria

Berlin and Brandenburg

Hamburg, Schleswig-Holstein and Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

 
Mecklenburgisches Orgelmuseum

North Rhine-Westphalia, Lower Saxony and Bremen

Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland and Hesse

Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt

 
Handel House
 
Musical Instruments Museum, Markneukirchen

Thuringia

GhanaEdit

GreeceEdit

GuatemalaEdit

HungaryEdit

Budapest
Other museums

IcelandEdit

IndiaEdit

 
Melody World Wax Museum, Mysore
  • Melody World Wax Museum, musical instruments collection (tribal, ethnic, folk & modern) − Mysore[28]
  • Karnataka Folk Museum, musical collection – Bangalore[29]

IndonesiaEdit

IranEdit

IrelandEdit

IsraelEdit

ItalyEdit

 
Museo Wagner, Venice
Northern Italy[33][34][35]
Central Italy[33][34][35]
Southern Italy

JamaicaEdit

JapanEdit

 
Belgium Organ Museum
Tokyo
Other museums

KazakhstanEdit

LatviaEdit

LithuaniaEdit

MadagascarEdit

MexicoEdit

MongoliaEdit

NetherlandsEdit

 
C+B Museum – Grolloo

North

 
Beatles Museum – Alkmaar

West

Centre and east

South

New ZealandEdit

NorwayEdit

PhilippinesEdit

 
José Gullas Halad Museum

PolandEdit

dedicated to Frédéric Chopin

dedicated to other musicians

Other museums

PortugalEdit

Puerto RicoEdit

ReunionEdit

RomaniaEdit

RussiaEdit

 
Museum of Music and Time

Moscow

Saint Petersburg

Other museums

SlovakiaEdit

SloveniaEdit

South AfricaEdit

South KoreaEdit

SpainEdit

 
House-Museum of Concha Piquer
 
Museo del Baile Flamenco
North coast
North-east
South
Central

SwedenEdit

Stockholm

Other museums

SwitzerlandEdit

TaiwanEdit

 
Chimei Museum

TajikistanEdit

TunisiaEdit

 
Ennejma Ezzahra Palace

TurkeyEdit

United KingdomEdit

London

Liverpool

England (other museums)

Northern Ireland

Scotland

Wales

United StatesEdit

Mobile

AlabamaEdit

 
Muscle Shoals

ArizonaEdit

ArkansasEdit

CaliforniaEdit

 
Crystal Palace

ColoradoEdit

ConnecticutEdit

FloridaEdit

GeorgiaEdit

 
Allman Brothers Museum

IllinoisEdit

IndianaEdit

IowaEdit

KentuckyEdit

LouisianaEdit

 
Delta Music Museum

MaineEdit

MarylandEdit

MichiganEdit

MinnesotaEdit

MississippiEdit

MissouriEdit

NebraskaEdit

NevadaEdit

New JerseyEdit

New YorkEdit

 
Louis Armstrong House

New York City and Long Island

Other museums

North CarolinaEdit

North DakotaEdit

  • Ray Opera House Museum – Ray, North Dakota[136]

OhioEdit

OklahomaEdit

PennsylvaniaEdit

 
Bayernhof Music Museum
 
Part of the Schuman Instrument Collection of the Southern Oregon University

South CarolinaEdit

South DakotaEdit

TennesseeEdit

TexasEdit

UtahEdit

VirginiaEdit

 
Birthplace of Country Music

WashingtonEdit

West VirginiaEdit

Washington, D.C.Edit

UzbekistanEdit

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