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Australian Museum of Mechanical Music

2044 St Peters Sydney, Australia (New South Wales)

Address Fairground Follies at the Antique Mechanical Music Museum
22 Burrows Road 
 
Floor area 2 200 m² / 23 681 ft²  
 
Museum typ Exhibition
Fairground
  • Mechanical Music Instruments
  • Fire Brigade
  • Tractors


Opening times

Admission
Status from 12/2014
We don't know the fees.

Contact
Tel.:+61-2-9550 1700  eMail:crobson pacific.net.au  

Homepage www.fairgroundfollies.com

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Location / Directions
S33.917447° E151.181810°S33°55.04682' E151°10.90860'S33°55'2.8092" E151°10'54.5160"

Fairground Follies is located at 22 Burrows Road, St Peters/Alexandria. The complex is situated on the canal side of Burrows Road, approximately 400 metres north of the major intersection at Canal Road, Ricketty Street, Burrows Road and Burrows Road South.

The complex is easily accessed by public transport. Catch the Airport Link train from the City and exit at Mascot Station. Then take the 357 bus (Sydney Busses) from Bourke Rd Nr Mascot Rail Station to Ricketty St / Canal Rd (near Alexandra Canal). Cross the road at Canal Rd / Burrows Rd intersection at traffic lights and Fairground Follies is approx 400m north along Burrows Road.

Mascot Train Station to 22 Burrows Rd
Start: Mascot Train Station, Bourke St, Mascot, NSW 2020
End: 22 Burrows Rd, St Peters, NSW 2044
Distance: 1.4km
Time: 29min

Description Fairground Follies at the Antique Mechanical Music Museum features a most exciting and unique collection of fairground and mechanical music and is available for functions and tours. Be entertained by the Taj Mahal, regarded as the grandest piece of mechanical music in the world; the 100 year old Steam Gallopers (Carousel), Street Organs, Fair Organs and Nickelodeons and much, much more.

Housed within the Antique Mechanical Music Museum, Fairground Follies is a truly unique function space and is one of Sydney’s best kept venue secrets. Located within a “night fairground” themed factory conveniently situated in St Peters/Alexandria midway between the Central Business District and Sydney Airport, Fairground Follies offers all the fun of the fair for your next event.

Tours

Enjoy the "Happiest Music On Earth" at Fairground Follies - sing, dance or reminisce amongst the greatest collection of self-playing instruments in the Southern Hemisphere. You’ll marvel at the sight and sounds of -
Antique Street Organs
European Dance Hall Organs
The Rockin’ Robot Band
The original Luna Park Organ
The 100 year old Steam Merry-go-round
The self playing violins
The Grand Taj Mahjal - one of the world’s largest, most elaborate self-playing instruments

Hidden amongst these treasures you may also be surprised to find an “African Queen” steam launch and even an original 1904 Gypsy Vardo on display.

Come and spend an entertaining two hours with your hosts, as they operate the various instruments and tell of their interesting, fascinating history.

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