Permanent galleries

The Royal Academy of Music Museum has three permanent galleries, showcasing our most significant collections. Select a gallery below to learn more about the subjects and star objects featured in each space.

Permanent exhibitions

Piano Gallery

Museum Second Floor

This gallery follows the keyboard instrument’s lively evolution from the early 17th to the early 20th centuries.

Strings Gallery

Museum First Floor

This gallery showcases the rich variety of the Academy’s stringed instrument collection.

History of the Academy

Museum Ground Floor

These displays show the illustrious history of the Royal Academy of Music, the oldest conservatoire in the United Kingdom.

Next Event

The Spencer Collection: A Musical Banquet — A Curator’s Tour free

28.03.2018 12:30, Museum Ground Floor

Joanna Tapp gives a guided tour of the current exhibition exploring the collection of lutenist and guitarist Robert Spencer