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The Coventry Music Museum

7 The Courtyard 74-80 Walsgrave Road | Unit 3, The 2-Tone Village Courtyard, Rear of 74-80 Walsgrave Road, Coventry CV2 4ED, England
+44 7971 171441
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Fascinating museum

Definitely worth a visit if you are interested in music and in particular the Coventry music scene... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
441jnet16
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Coventry, United Kingdom
The window into Coventry's musical history

The museum documents and showcases Coventry's musical history from the 2Tone era to the present. It... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
gbaitken
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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Our multi awatd winning museum celebrates music from Coventry and Warwickshire in all its forms. Not just 2-Tone. From Delia Derbyshire to King, from The Specials to The Enemy, Hazel O'Connor, The Primitives and even the famous John Lennon Yoko Ono visit to Coventry are all exhibited here. We are open 10 to 3.00 (last entry ar 2.30) on every Bank Holiday Monday BTW.
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7 The Courtyard 74-80 Walsgrave Road | Unit 3, The 2-Tone Village Courtyard, Rear of 74-80 Walsgrave Road, Coventry CV2 4ED, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Definitely worth a visit if you are interested in music and in particular the Coventry music scene. Great tea shop next door.

Thank 441jnet16
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The museum documents and showcases Coventry's musical history from the 2Tone era to the present. It has many charming and unique items of memorabilia and is run by friendly and knowledgeable volunteers. It's also well worth checking out the other attractions located in the 2Tone...More

Thank gbaitken
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This place is well woprth a visit for music fans and non misic fans, it is crammed full of extrordinary memrobilia

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great day out for free learning about cars and Coventrys war History. Definitely recommend. The trust videos were a great experience and also the bike history. Great for kids as there is a coffee shop outside but is very expensive compared to the Independent coffee...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Went with my cousin from Australia who does music on Aussie Radio...found it all fascinating with lots to see ...very interesting talking to the people there

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I had the privilege of being a part of the Music Scene in Coventry, Birmingham & Warwickshire in the 70's, 80's & 90's. During a visit to an old Jazz Venue I used to play at "The Old Ball" in Ball Hill in Coventry, I...More

Thank Kevin H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately this isn't in the city centre but if you head down to the bus station (near the transport museum) you can get the 8A bus ( or others ) which stop opposite this museum. If you love music like I do this is a...More

Thank davidhinbest
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Godiva12, Director Curator at The Coventry Music Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for the great words...Pete

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited last week while in Coventry.had seen the museum on trip advisor.the museum is easy to get to by bus.as soon as we got through the door we were greeted by museum volunteers that were really lovely and made us feel welcome.its only £3.it's a...More

Thank Clare T
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Godiva12, Director Curator at The Coventry Music Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad you had a good trip with us and the cafe, they are top peeps.. Great words..

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is coventrys hidden gem of a museum if you like your ska and any thing Coventry music related it is a great and terrific place to go. Great work by the people who own this. Looks like a lot of work goes into...More

Thank darreng666
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Godiva12, Director Curator at The Coventry Music Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Great review... many thanks

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

visited this museum months ago,it's a fantastic place.Clues in the name Coventry music museum. Can't wait to go back. The people that are there are very knowledgeable. How anyone can rate this place as terrible us beyond me!

Thank Julie P
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Godiva12, Director Curator at The Coventry Music Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for saying that... some people don't get it, I'm happy that 99.9 percent do...Gem of a review too...Many Thanks

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Helen A
19 May 2018|
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Response from Godiva12 | Property representative |
Thanks all, it's well been answered on here.
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Nasonss
12 April 2018|
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Response from Godiva12 | Property representative |
Sadly not very..we have a stairclimer for access to the main museum as it's up a flight of stairs. but users must transfer to use it. plus are skilled operators are unable to use it due to injury. very sorry. Peter
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elainebaker2018
8 April 2018|
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Response from Brum-tony | Reviewed this property |
As long as you want but it is not a big place . YOPU could visit the whole village shop coffee shop and museum in a couple of hours
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