Invitation to a Special Recital

On Sunday, June 30, 4:00 pm, Gavin Klein, Organ Scholar at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, will play works of Bach, Pachelbel and others on the first pipe organ installed by the Estey Organ Company. The recital will take place at First United Methodist Church, 18 Town Crier Drive, Brattleboro. First United Methodist/Beloved Community is wheelchair accessible, and there is ample parking. A $10 donation is requested to support the Estey Organ Museum.

EOM Opening on May 18

The Estey Organ Museum will open for the season on Saturday, May 18. The museum will be open on Saturdays, from 2 pm to 4 pm, through October 19.  Check this website for schedule changes or contact the museum at

EsteyFest’24 Scheduled for September

Members of the International Reed Organ Society have chosen Brattleboro, Vermont for their biennial gathering to take place in September 2024. The event will be called EsteyFest ’24 and be sponsored by the Estey Organ Museum, Brattleboro Historical Society, and the Reed Organ Society. Members have been planning a multi-day event to showcase their on-going contributions to reed organ history and preservation, and to promote musical relevance and continued use of reed organs. The Estey Organ Museum at the Estey factory complex will be the gathering headquarters, where attendees can visit, renew old friendships, and play reed organs, as well as the walk-through Estey pipe organ. The Estey factory complex is on the National Register of Historic places, and stands […]

Two Rehomings Scheduled for October

Estey Organ Museum’s annual rehomings are scheduled for October 7 and October 14 from 2 to 4 pm.  Rehoming is a way for EOM to get its duplicate and non-museum quality organs into the hands of those who will use and enjoy them. There will be several dozen restorable instruments available from the collections of both EOM and the Brattleboro Historical Society. There are also a baby grand piano, wooden pipes, clamps, vintage cabinet-sized speakers, and several non-Estey reed organs, including a fully restored Sterling. Most of the unrestored organs are free but donations are appreciated. Many of the surplus instruments could be rehabilitated by cleaning them or repairing the bellows. Others instruments are musically unusable but are valuable to […]

Special Sunday Openings

In addition to our Saturday hours, EOM will be open on Sundays from 2 to 4 pm the first three weeks of October.   Note that EOM will close for the season on Sunday, October 15.

Annual Meeting

The Annual Meeting of the Estey Organ Museum will be held via Zoom on Saturday, September 23 at 5 pm. If you are interested in attending, contact the museum at

Estey Pipe Organ Inquiries

Estey Organ Company pipe organ records have been transferred to the Organ Historical Society in Villanova, Pennsylvania. All research inquiries regarding the Estey Collection may be directed to or via phone at (484) 488-PIPE (7473). Founded in 1961, the Library and Archives of the Organ Historical Society is America’s preeminent research institution devoted exclusively to the study of pipe organs, their history and construction, as well as those who play them and compose for them. For more information about the Organ Historical Society, visit their website at  

2023 EOM Museum Schedule

The Estey Organ Museum is now open for its 21st season. Visit us from 2 to 4 pm every Saturday through October 14. And bring your sheet music — we are hands-on!

Remembering John Wilcox

The Board of Trustees of the Estey Organ Museum extends its condolences to the family of John Wilcox, who died recently. Cindy Wilcox, his beloved wife of over 60 years, was an original founder of Estey Organ Museum and has also served on the Board as President and Treasurer. John’s many contributions to Brattleboro, Dummerston and Windham County can be found at

EOM Closed for the Season

The Estey Organ Museum is now closed for the Winter season. We will re-open in mid-May 2023.  Check this site for opening information.