- 48 page
- Full colour paper back
The text of this souvenir guide is based on that used in the permanent exhibitions. The illustrations include many of those from the existing displays, with the addition of images of rarely seen items from the museum collections.
Morpeth Chantry Bagpipe Museum is the first bagpipe Museum in the UK. Housed in a stunning 13th Century Grade 1 listed building there is a treasure trove of instruments for your enjoyment.
With over 120 sets of pipes on display from across Europe – including decorative sets from Scotland, Spain, Italy, France, Estonia and beyond – let us take you on a musical journey.
It is home to the extensive collection of master clock maker and pipe enthusiastic, William Alfred Cocks, a set of bagpipes said to have belonged to King Louis XIV of France, a miniature set made for Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House and pipes from the Jacobite Rising.