Keyboard Sounds

Follow the history of the keyboard ‘live’. The musician and lecturer Bart Rodyns will take you on a journey through time, from the Baroque till the present, playing on various period instruments as you move along.

Due to the measures taken to impede the coronavirus from spreading this tour is temporarily unavailable. Tours will be available again from October 1st.

Keyboards in different shapes and sizes

Have you always wanted to know the difference between a harpsichord, an organ, a harmoium, a pianoforte, an upright piano and a grand piano? How are they played? What do tey sound like? You will get an answer to these and many other questions during Keyboard Sounds

Fragile instruments

Most of the instruments that are exhibited in the museum are old, fragile instruments, which we want to preserve for posterity, which is why they may no longer be played. You can however use our app to hear what they sound like.

Keyboard Sounds

A small selection of our keyboards may still be played on occasion. It's also a great opportunity to enjoy their stunning sound.

Follow the history of the keyboard 'live'. The musician and lecturer Bart Rodyns will take you on a journey through time, from the Baroque till the present, playing on various period instruments as you move along. A fascinating tale, for young adults and adults. 

Practical details

Tours will be available from October 1st.

  • the tour takes approx. 60 minutes
  • preferably on Tuesday between 10 am and 5 pm
  • for groups and only on appointment
  • due to the corona measures there's a maximum of 9 participants per group
  • price:
    • €150 for groups
    • €85 for schools (secondary or higher education)
  • admission to the museum: €5 / €3 / €0 (see: practical information)
  • guided tour available in Dutch or English