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INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM OF ACCORDIONS

MUSEO INTERNAZIONALE DELLA FISARMONICA
(INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM OF ACCORDIONS)
Address: Via Mordini, 1
City: 60026 Castelfidardo (AN)

Location
The Museum of accordions was established in 1981 and it is housed on a floor of the 15 th century town hall.

Description
Castlefidardo is known all over the world for its production of accordions. The Museum of accordions show the evolution of this instrument with a dispaly of 150 models starting from those produced by the first artisan workshop.

Collection
The museum is home to a collection of barrel organs, accordions and other free-reed musical instruments. The collection is composed of several sections: the main section is constituted by 147 accordions, manufactured between 1840 and 1968, many of which still perfectly working. Finally, there are three sections dedicated to thematic collections: music in coins and the accordion in iconography and stamps.