45 minutes

Listen to the sounds of cheerful Dutch instruments at Museum Speelklok

This Attraction is closed until further notice.

Experience the wonderful world of music instruments and be surprised by the cheerful music at Museum Speelklok! Listen to the old instruments or play them yourself ranging from the smallest music box to huge street, fair- and dance organs. Musical guided free tours can be joined throughout the year, also in English if requested. During the tour the enthusiastic guides will tell you more about the instruments on display. You can also discover the “Museum Expedition” on your own and take a look in the Royal Chamber.

Museum Speelklok also offers a fun day out for children. It has various educational and fun activities especially for children. For example Museum Speelklok has tours for children every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday in the afternoon. Little monkey Toon takes the children on a treasure hunt in the museum. You experience it all in Museum Speelklok: the most fun museum in the Netherlands!

When visiting Utrecht another must do activity is climbing the Dom Tower. Click here for more information and tickets.

LOCATION Steenweg 6, Utrecht
Tues – Sun
10:00 – 17:00

Note: Closed on 1 January, 27 April and 25 December

✅  Museum entrance  ✅  Guide


PUBLIC TRANSPORT  From Utrecht Central Station:
It is a 10-minute walk
TICKET TYPE Printed ticket

Extra information


A free guided tour is offered through the museum. This tour takes approximately 45 minutes. The tour guide tells you all about centuries-old instruments, in an interactive way. It is possible to discover the museum yourself as well. You can start your own ‘expedition to the museum’.


  • Show your ticket at the main entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • All floors accessible by lift
  • Parking space available for disabled visitors
  • Since the fifties, when a group of friends passionate about musical instruments felt the need for an exposition about music, the Museum Speelklok has been one of the main attractions of Utrecht!
  • Visit the different theme rooms, such as the room where everything is about listening or the observatory, where watching the instruments is just as important

Kids at the Speelklok museum Utrecht
Entrance Speelklok museum Utrecht
Interactive at the Speelklok museum Utrecht
Speelklok Museum Utrecht kids

Tour Reviews

5.00 based on 1 review
November 25, 2016

This museum is amazing for kids! They tell stories and have the craziest musical instruments. Very Dutch.. 🙂

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