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Cute free little museum

This is just a couple of rooms explaining a bit about the saxophone and it's inventor, with a copy... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2018
Wrexham, United Kingdom
via mobile
Art Meets Science!

Absolutely fascinating! Amazing history of a man who, through trial and error, pushed through the... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
Bruce P
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Rue Adolphe Sax 37, Dinant 5500, Belgium
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Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

This is just a couple of rooms explaining a bit about the saxophone and it's inventor, with a copy of the patent and a saxophone. Interesting if you like music.

Thank eeyorelover
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This is a small (2 room) free museum. There's a little personal history which is nice and some attempt to outline why Sax's developments were unique. But it is a little small and more could be done with the space - it doesn't (for example)...More

Thank cuccir
Reviewed 19 June 2018

In my optimistic ignorance, I had assumed that a museum situated in the home of Adolphe Sax would have had much more than a timeline and lots of drawings about the development of his saxophone. I kinda expected something about his lifestyle etc, with furnished...More

Thank johnhouston2
Reviewed 4 June 2018

While wandering the streets of Dinant after visiting the citadel we came across the statute of their famous son Adolphe Sax. We then realized that the building behind the statue was a free mini-museum to him and his creation. There is not much there but...More

Thank Fondue4two
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

This small, free interactive museum is worth a quick visit. Interesting info for music lovers and helpful in understanding why Dinant loves Monsieur Sax. Easy diversion during your day in Dinant.

Thank LaChatNoir
Reviewed 23 February 2018

This is a very informative and relatively small museum, free of charge. Everything you really need to know about Adolphe Sax is here. You can't miss it; there are footsteps in the sidewalk and pieces of sax on the lamp posts on the way! This...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

A given if in Dinant. It’s not a mssive house, but gives a detailed timeline of the life and achievements of Adolphe Sax. It’s free to go there and it’s not busy at all. The bronze sculpture of Adolphe Sax outside the house is also...More

Thank zecuritas
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

A small and free museum on the Main Street in Dinant dedicated to one of the town's favourite sons in Adolphe Sax. It gives you a brief insight into his life and the creation on the saxophone and is very well presented for both adults...More

Thank Tunes79
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Absolutely fascinating! Amazing history of a man who, through trial and error, pushed through the boundaries and traditional conventions of what was considered possible in generating sound for the purpose of music. Ironically, though he died in poverty, he changed the world of music forever.

Thank Bruce P
Reviewed 3 September 2017

its an ok thing to do if its raining as unless you want to read everthing this visit can b done in 10 minutes its Worth the visit but just as a quick one

Thank bas t
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Response from ClaudeRakisits | Reviewed this property |
Don’t know. But if you check their website it should’ve there.