Demos & Tours
Spotlight on Guinness Collection
Demonstrations are held every Tuesday – Sunday at 2 p.m. Join us!
A spectacular collection of mechanical musical instruments and automata are featured in the exhibition Musical Machines & Living Dolls from the Murtogh D. Guinness Collection.
1913-2012: The Murtogh D. Guinness Legacy
Thursday, May 16th, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Happy Birthday Murtogh! Please join Museum staff as we celebrate a man, his life experiences, his collecting passion and his desire to see this unique automatic musical instrument & automata collection filling two NYC townhouses, somehow transform itself into one of the first permanent institutional exhibits & museum collections of its type in the America’s.
Attendee’s will see & hear some of Mr. Guinness’ most favorite piece’s, gathered from around the world.
Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Please call 973-971-3706
Participate in free docent-led gallery tours.
Our docents are on hand to describe the contents of the changing galleries most Wednesday and Thursday afternoons, 1:30-3:30.
Please call 973.971.3700 for more information regarding docent-led tours before your visit.