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Musical Wonder House - CLOSED

18 High St, Wiscasset, ME 04578-4118
+1 207-882-7163
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Tunes Everywhere!

This is a beautiful, small museum filled with hundreds of music boxes. It is fascinating to walk... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2016
Raleigh, North Carolina
via mobile
So sad they are closed

Does anyone know what happened? I can't image they got all the antiques out without anyone... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2014
New Hampshire
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3 May 2016
“Tunes Everywhere!”
18 Oct 2014
“So sad they are closed”
18 High St, Wiscasset, ME 04578-4118
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Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful, small museum filled with hundreds of music boxes. It is fascinating to walk through and observe how music boxes have changed through the ages. You will be surprised at how elaborate some of them are. This is a perfect rainy day...More

Thank DuffyNC
Reviewed 18 October 2014

Does anyone know what happened? I can't image they got all the antiques out without anyone noticing? We were given a behind the scenes tour, one that took 2 hours in August of 2013.... They seemed so devoted to the preservation.... I hope they are...More

4  Thank Verdantthumb
Reviewed 7 October 2014

The museum closed up suddenly, and left customers and employees down. My daughter left an antique to be redone and and now it is gone,no trace of the owner. Word has it he left the United States.

4  Thank Glenn R
Reviewed 28 July 2014

I waited all winter to tour this museum and was extremely disappointed this June (2014) to find a note on the door thanking the public for 50 years of patronage. There was and is no notice of this on their website. I am hoping this...More

5  Thank mwh823
Reviewed 30 June 2014 via mobile

Just drove to Wiscasset to go to Museum and sign on door that museum is closed. They need to update website and signs in town to reflect this - too bad. Wonder what happened to all the music boxes.

7  Thank mcgwirejeter
Reviewed 7 May 2014

Five years ago I was talked into letting them sell my two music boxes and over 5,000 worth of repairs that I didn't think was that necessary I was told that I would be able to sell each one for about 4,500.00 dollars with a...More

2  Thank Nathan L
Reviewed 29 November 2013

This was such a lovely, tranquil visit on several occastions through the years! We would recommend to anyone near Wiscasset.

Thank frankanddonna
Reviewed 22 September 2013

This was a facinating and unique museum. The museum looks like a historic house, but it is completely full of the most incredible musical devices. Musical Wonder House is an appropriate name. I wasn't sure what to expect, I had never given too much thought...More

Thank Lester242
Reviewed 2 September 2013

It is an amazing place. Our guide Glenn was very knowledgeable. Our one hour tour actually lasted two hours since our guide was eager to answer all questions. He gave us an opportunity to listen to many music boxes and other mechanical instruments. We were...More

Thank 649,001
Reviewed 2 August 2013

Docent lead tour of two hours hearing music boxes, player pianos, and other mechanical instruments all surround by antiques furniture in period rooms..

Thank Johns1776
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