Petrof to open company museum

The world-renowned Czech piano maker Petrof is opening a museum on the company’s premises documenting the history of Petrof piano making. The museum will open to the public on Tuesday marking 150 years since the company was established in Hradec Kralove. On display will be twenty rare pieces, among them a piano made by Josef Petrof in 1882 and a pianola (self-playing piano) from 1929. Petrof annually sells over 1,500 pianos to 60 countries worldwide. The company currently employs 220 people.