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Address: 510 Sycamore St., Nazareth, PA 18064
Phone Number: 800-633-2060
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Description: Whether making guitars for god (Eric Clapton) or mortals, Martin Guitar...
Whether making guitars for god (Eric Clapton) or mortals, Martin Guitar does all 300 steps by hand.
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Important Links to American History - Don't Miss It!

The tour was well organized and informative. If you play guitar you can try instruments, including some older models by the souvenir shop. Don't miss the museum, it is amazing... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

The tour was well organized and informative. If you play guitar you can try instruments, including some older models by the souvenir shop. Don't miss the museum, it is amazing. Probably every important era in American History can be viewed through the lens of the Martin Guitar, and this is well exhibited in their museum. Museum and tour are free.

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Nazareth, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We made a day trip to the martin Guitar show room and the museum. The experience was a very pleasant one and we learned so much about the history of the guitar and the factory that custom makes them. The museum part was particularly fascinating and while there we had a chance to hear some live guitar music by some... More 

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Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania
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53 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

One of the oldest makers of guitars in the U.S. located just north of downtown Nazareth PA. Both the museum and factory tour are free. Even is you do not want to tour the factory, the museum is fascinating, with a lot of information both about Martin Guitars, and the performers who used them (Johnny Cash, Eric Clapton, etc.). For... More 

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Parsippany, New Jersey, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Wonderful tour of the factory floor where you can see how hand built guitars are made. If you're a picker, there's a wall with different model Martin Guitars you can try out and play. And the museum has wonderful displays on the history of the Martin Guitar Company and various artists who have owned their products. I've been a fan... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

One of Nazareth, Pennsylvania's tucked away secrets! What a fascinating and informative experience on learning how the infamous Martin Guitar is made. From tree to tune, this is a must see for anyone who likes or loves music! Loved hearing about the history of the company and the evolution of the guitar. Be sure to take the time to check... More 

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Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Two friends and I visited the Martin Guitar Factory on a Wednesday morning in early September 2014. The current factory campus is located in Nazareth, approximately 6 miles north on Route 512 from Route 22. The original factory opened in 1959 on North Street in Nazareth and functions today as a guitar-making and repair workshop. (You can visit each location... More 

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northeastern US
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Martin Guitar's factory tour is interesting, entertaining, and it smells good in there! This is a free tour; just show up and you can usually get on the next tour. The tour guides talk about the history of the company, the product's evolution, the musicians who have used Martin Guitars, etc. You can see the people making guitars and the... More 

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Griswold, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

My Husband and I took the free tour of the factory. Our guide was extremely well informed and took his time with us, he answered all our questions. I couldn't believe how dustfree and clean it was. We enjoyed our tour of the museum also.

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Buena Park, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I love factory tours, and this is one of the best I have ever seen! For about 75 minutes our guide walked us through the production line from raw materials to finished products. He was very knowledgeable, humorous, and articulate about what the employees were doing each step of the way. Some steps are technical, some artistic, some computer driven... More 

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Nazareth, Pennsylvania
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5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Visited the famousMartin Guitar Complex with my childhood friend. We both enjoy music and thought it would be nice. We were not disappointed! . The tour was free, the tour guides were very knowledgeable and friendly. Was wonderful to tour the factory and see how each piece is carefully assembled and lovingly put together to make magnificent musical instrument that... More 

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