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The Coventry Music Museum

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Lovely, friendly and eye opening trip

I visited with my fiancé, arriving in the afternoon. I was pleasantly greeted by Ruth who was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Oliver W
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Excellent

What a brilliant place, love SKA but everyone would like it here. Really took me back to my younger... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
annabelle284
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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 2 days ago via mobile

I visited with my fiancé, arriving in the afternoon. I was pleasantly greeted by Ruth who was incredibly enthusiastic and got us both excited to look around. We were escorted to the best place to start the tour by Phil, who was cheerful and helpful...More

Thank Oliver W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a brilliant place, love SKA but everyone would like it here. Really took me back to my younger days. The people that volunteer their time are so friendly, welcoming and helpful.

Thank annabelle284
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great for anyone interested in Coventry history, ska or reggae music. All the staff were great and the cafe is also lovely! Definitely worth a visit.

Thank yeskat1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant place with loads to see! Me and my mate went today as we are massive ska fans and we loved every minute! Had a great breakfast in the simmer down cafe restaurant and a good mooch round the two shops by the museum with...More

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

Amazing words too, thanks so much..

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we had a lovely afternoon here, in the museum, perusing the two shops and eating in the café. the museum is a wonderful collection of pieces telling the story very clearly of the Coventry music scene. The food in the Café was very good. Everyone...More

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

Great words we are all Ska'd for life, thanks again..

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited last Sunday with our 9 year old daughter and spent a really enjoyable couple of hours. Despite it being so compact it was rammed to the rafters with memorabilia, and fascinating information about the well known and lesser known acts from around those...More

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

"Period Perfection", we love that, thanks for visiting.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wonderful little museum that focuses on the musical artists in the Coventry area, with a special emphasis on The Specials (which was terrific for me being a fan of the group). It also featured hands-on activities, fan voting, and other interactive events....More

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

Glad it was fun filled, thanks so much.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent stuff, enthusiastic volunteers and great value for money. Lovely little museum. Being a record nerd I loved the display of every two tone release!

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

Excellent words too..

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A brilliant exhibition that chronologically shows the progress of Coventry music culminating in 2-Tone. The tour guide was excellent and knew exactly when to explain things, when to leave us to explore and when to join in the fun. Top marks to all involved. Thank...More

Thank Leigh2tone
Godiva12, Director Curator at The Coventry Music Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

2-Tone Magic, we love that, many thanks.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small museum, but fascinating collection of articles and memorabilia. The owner was on hand to explain things and his enthusiasm was wonderful to see. Nice corner about the Beatles visiting the city too!

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

Nice for The Beatles to get a mention too...thanks so much.

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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
11 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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