Where to Find Us & Opening Hours

Shop Hours:
Mon to Fri - 9 am to 6 pm
Saturday - 10 am to 5 pm

26 Smith Street
COLLINGWOOD
VIC 3066
Tel: +61 (0)3 9417 4930

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Alex W.Grant Violins Collingwood Shop

Latest News

Exams fast approaching? Strings breaking mid zoom sonata?  In response to the current postal delays, we are now offering a faster delivery option for all orders within Metropolitan Melbourne.  Available for all phone and online orders with prices similar to standard post, simply select Sendle at the checkout.

Our Click and Collect service at our door is up and running once again so simply give us a ring, drop us an email or make an order on our web site and we will attend to it immediately.

Don’t forget, click and collect also works for repair pick-ups or drop offs and is also available for the duration of this current lockdown, by appointment.  We are also here to take your phone calls and emails so please feel free to contact us if you need us and if we don’t answer immediately we will get back to you very quickly.

Stay safe everyone and we’ll look forward to catching up again at the end of lock down.


Located just minutes from Melbourne’s CBD, Alex W Grant Violins’ shop is easily accessible to players and visitors not only from Melbourne but from country Victoria and interstate.

Trained in Europe, Alex has worked in the U.K., New Zealand, Hong Kong and Australia. He is proud to be a founding member of the Australian Violin Maker’s Association as well as a member of the Entente Internationale des Maitres Luthiers et Archetiers d’art.


Services We Offer

•  Violin, viola and cello bow rehairs
•  Valuations
•  A fully stocked retail shop with an excellent range of violins, violas and cellos for sale along with their cases, bows, chin rests, shoulder rests, strings, rosins, mutes and all other accessories. We also offer a comprehensive e-commerce facility
•  Instrument rental
•  Full workshop services including setting up, restoration and repairs – this aspect of our business is always very heavily booked so work is undertaken by appointment only.


Online Store

Alex W Grant Violins has always been committed to offering the best in service, advice and range of quality products. With the introduction of our online store we’ve added convenience to the mix.

Feel free to browse our online store, which includes comprehensive information and photographs of our instruments and accessories – your favourite products are now just a click away and please don’t hesitate to give us a call if you need any assistance or advice!

Most of the accessories shown in the catalogue are held in stock.  In most instances, for these goods, orders received from Monday to Friday before 12.00 noon E.S.T will be despatched the next day except if you have selected Express Post which should go on the same day. We will contact you directly regarding delivery of larger items. Please contact us should you wish your goods to be sent by Registered Post.