Chronomium (museum of time)
   Oostwal 8 / Gasthuisstraat
   Ootmarsum, Overijssel, Netherlands
   LL: N 52.40859, E 6.89831
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   Currently unknown; the Gasthuisstraat
   end of the building still has in its
   gable an astronomical clock & 5 bells.
   Possibly:  De Stadskamer Ootmarsum
   Oostwal 6
   7631 EJ Ootmarsum
   T: 06/3425 6639




   Original bells, cast 1993/4/6, were
   accompanied by a Warner hour bell (f2,
   110kg); added semitones sharp 4th and
   its octave, flat 7th, sharp octave.
   Eijsbouts supplied 6 missing semitones.
   Also historic drum (origin unknown),
   bookstrip mechanism, and computer
   control.  Museum of Time opened in 2000,
   and closed in 2014 on the death of its
   owner, engineer Bote Holman.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 26 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is A# in the treble octave
   Transposition is up 22 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    ----  
   There are no missing bass semitones
   The presence or absence of a practice console is unknown
   The instrument was enlarged in 1997
     with  6 bells made by Eijsbouts    
   Prior history:
     In 1996, the instrument was begun with 20 bells
       by vanBergen    (except for 1)
       There were four added semitones
   Auxiliary mechanisms: ME    
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2023

Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all Netherlands traditional carillons by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all Netherlands traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all Netherlands traditional carillons by year of completion.

Index to all traditional carillons in Netherlands.

Index to all tower bell instruments in NL/Overijssel.

   This page was built from the database on 24-Oct-23
   based on textual data last updated on 2023/10/21
   and on technical data last updated on 2023/10/21

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