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Franklin, Pennsylvania: DeBence Antique Music World

Over 100 calliopes, carousels, and other mechanical hooters.

1261 Liberty St., Franklin, PA
Downtown, on the south side of US-62/Liberty St., just east of its intersection with 13th St.
April-Oct. Tu-Sa 11-4, Su 12:30-4 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Adults $8.
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DeBence Antique Music World.

DeBence Antique Music World

Incredible collection of automatic music machines spanning two centuries. Nickelodeons, phonographs, beautifully-tuned music boxes, and merry-go-round band organs roar to life with explosions of melody. Some are one-of-a-kind award winners, some are the last in existence!

[Bret Schweinfurth, 04/20/2019]

Test your appreciation (or tolerance) of a rousing robotic din of over 100 calliopes, carousels, and other mechanical hooters.

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