The museum houses are large selection of fairground and cafe dance organs. These are all working examples and are kept in good running order by the museum. Following the music box room and Wurlitzer show, the tour concludes with a tune (or tunes should the mood take us) played on each organ, taking the visitors 'around the room'!
A rare example in this part of the collection is the Gavioli 62 key fairground organ, which was built in Paris c.1880. This is one of the very few fair organs still operating on the barrel system. The giant Mortier organ whilst looking very impressive with its elaborate facade, in fact has a sweet, full bodied tone to it. There is also a Decap instrument complete with wind controlled Hammond organ!
A collection of music small instruments are also on show running on both barrel and punched books.