The smem, the Swiss Museum and Centre for Electronic Music Instruments, has one of the world's largest and most important collections of synthesizers, organs, drum machines, effects equipment, mixing consoles, amplifiers and studio equipment. Around 5000 instruments and devices are stored in its Schaulager in the BlueFactory innovation centre in Fribourg, Switzerland. Conceived as a living archive, the collection is intended to be accessible to artists, the general public and researchers. A selection of important electronic musical instruments can be used and experimented in the smem Playroom.

the collection and library

check out the handmade learning modules made for smem by anyma

smem playroom

theremin workshop

visit the playroom