Royal College of Music Museum
London, SW7 2BS
Free to all
The museum is closed for reconstruction until 2019.
Please note: closed for refurbishment until 2019.
The RCM Museum preserves and displays a renowned collection of 1,500 musical instruments, portraits, sculptures, photographs and engravings related to music.
Hihglights include the earliest extant stringed keyboard instrument, a rare Irish harpsichord and trombones played by Elgar and Holst. The Portraits and Performance History collection includes images of musicians, including over 350 original portraits and 10,000 prints and photographs.