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The Coventry Music Museum

Opens in 25 min: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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After paying a reasonable £3 per person entrance charge we enjoyed a look around this great little... read more

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kensmoon
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
Lovely welcome to a wonderful Trip down memory lane 😎

We visited Two tone village as we both love the Ska and two tone scene , well a general love of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Davemorrall
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Nuneaton
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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...more
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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 yesterday

After paying a reasonable £3 per person entrance charge we enjoyed a look around this great little museum packed with all sorts of memorabilia celebrating the local music history, including the success of 2 Tone Records and other labels and artists. Loved sitting in The...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank kensmoon
Reviewed 3 days ago

The museum manages to pack in a lot of exhibits into a small space, though as someone with a limited knowledge of Coventry music, a fair number did not mean a lot to me. The volunteers are numerous and very enthusiastic, wanting to chat with...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jjbl0ndie
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited Two tone village as we both love the Ska and two tone scene , well a general love of music really , it’s easy enough to find and we parked just around the corner which was handy as it was pouring with rain...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Davemorrall
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a fantastic place, so much to read and learn about all genres of music from Coventry. The gift shops are well stocked with all sorts of memorabilia and well priced . The cafe is good too great good at a great price . Would...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

First time going and the staff are lovely,friendly and i cant wait to go again! Would definitely recommend

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Claire L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This place is absolutely amazing, packed floor to ceiling with fantastic exhibits lovingly put together, the recorded interview with Jerry Dammers played is great and all for only £3 but what really did it for me was the friendly and knowledgeable volunteers who made my...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Robal281
Reviewed 5 days ago

Spent a great time at this small, museum which is packed with music memorabilia particularly,but not exclusively the 50s onwards. There are also machines and information relating to the creator of the Iconic Dr Who theme tune, and the opportunity to sit in the car...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

There is no greater testament to the culture of Coventry than its music, and this wonderful museum is a fun, engaging and informative shrine to the city's musical history. Put together with oodles of care, the quality of the collection is astounding - benefitting from...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Naomioh
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Meridan and were tipped off about this hidden gem so decided to pay it a visit on the way home. This isn’t your usual museum, firstly it’s run by some very friendly / enthusiastic people, and secondly it’s very hands on !...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Manckie
Godiva12, Director Curator at The Coventry Music Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Oh wow! What a great review, so well written, can't wait to welcome you back.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth a visit. Very interesting to look back in time. Staff very helpful. Would recommend. Nice to remember the good old days.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank bobby2Skegness
Godiva12, Director Curator at The Coventry Music Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Ah the good old days.. thanks so much for coming..

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Joanne H
12 March 2019|
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Response from chocolina25 | Reviewed this property |
As another Traveller says, there's a car park in Clay Lane. Also in the side streets, if you drive up Marlborough Rd from Binley Rd, the Museum is at the top of that road on the right hand side. You might be lucky and find... More
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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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