Siegfried’s Mechanical Music Cabinet

“You won’t believe your ears” once you embark on a musical adventure into the world of historical automated instruments. Come and see a vast collection, dating back three centuries, of fascinating musical instruments that function like computers, ranging from tiny, delicate music boxes to an enormous orchestrion. Tools and machines for the production of organ pipes, cardboard sheet music, rolls of sheet music and perforated disks are also on display in the collection. Admission for adults: € 7.50, children/students/disabled € 4.00. Tickets available in the Tourist Information. Open from March to December, 10am-4pm daily and, on request, 4pm-10pm. Oberstraße 29, Tel: +49 (0)6722/49217, Fax: 4587,,

Toy and Railway Museum

A great experience for all ages, the toy and railway museum exhibits a multitude of toys for children and adults from the last 100 years. Marvel at dolls, toy shops, doll house kitchens, cars, steam engines, metal construction sets and a great many other fascinating objects in the 32 display cases. The development of model railways during the last 100 years is especially worth a closer look. A large-scale model railway measuring 17 metres x 3 metres in the style of the 1930s to 1950s presents the Romantic Rhine route from Rüdesheim to Koblenz. There are large numbers of clockwork trains, genuine steam trains and electric railways to admire. Open Monday to Friday 8.00am-6.00pm, Saturday and Sunday 11.00am-6.00pm, from January to March closed on Saturday and Sunday. Admission for adults: €5.00, children €2.50. Reductions for groups.

Peterstraße 20, Tel: +49 (0)6722/4024777, 

Medieval Torture Museum

The museum explores the history of punishment and torture in the Middle Ages, as well as at the time of witchhunting in Germany. Admission for adults: €6.00, children and students €4.50 (reductions for groups). Open from Good Friday to October daily from 10am to 6pm, from November to Good Friday open on Saturday and Sunday from 1pm to 5pm. Oberstraße 49-51, 65385 Rüdesheim, Tel: +49 (0)6722/47510, Fax: +49 (0)621/153210, 

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