A permanent playing collection of rare mechanical musical instruments, dance organs, player pianos and theatre pipe organs. Live performances are given, together with a commentary.
Remember the good old days? That magical musical atmosphere that has been lost and forgotten in today’s digital age. See and hear the fascinating world of mechanical musical instruments.
Special reductions for large groups wanting to attend the Sunday openings, but only by prior arrangement.
Open every 2nd Sunday of the month March to November from 2 pm to 4:30 pm.
For monthly concerts, visit the Organ Theatre website.
Organised groups welcome at other times by arrangement.
St Albans Musical Museum Society (SAMMS), otherwise known as St Albans Organ Theatre, has been awarded the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service (QAVS). The award is the highest accolade that can be bestowed on a charitable organisation and recognises the extensive amount of voluntary work at St Albans Organ Theatre, which provides an exceptional service to the local community.
St Albans Organ Theatre has been entertaining visitors for 40 years offering concerts on theatre organs and musical tours of the mechanical collection as well as bringing together many different groups of people from the local community to enjoy the theatre.
No animals except guide dogs. Access for wheelchairs.