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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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incredible craftsmanship

We had a tour guide giving her first tour. She was terrific. The plant is so clean and all the workers show such skill. Would recommend this tour for anyone.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
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Pottstown, Pennsylvania, United States
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Pottstown, Pennsylvania, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

We had a tour guide giving her first tour. She was terrific. The plant is so clean and all the workers show such skill. Would recommend this tour for anyone.

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WESTERN PA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

we arrived shortly after 1pm - the last scheduled tour is 2:30; due to our party size, we were not able to get on a tour until 1:45. Even though we found the tour to be quite informative, it was difficult to follow because it did not follow the order the guitars were made, but rather the set up of... More 

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Nazareth, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Seeing the whole process of how a guitar is built and the detail that goes into it is really impressive. You should take the time to see it.

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Mineral Bluff, Georgia
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163 reviews 163 reviews
11 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

I have been to this factory 4 times for the tour, most recently on May 6, 2015. The company has grown since my last visit, probably 12 years ago, and the attraction is larger. You can play the low end AND the high end guitars right there, you can tour the Martin Museum and spend as much time as you'd... More 

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Long Island, NY
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Add a star if you like, play, or own a guitar, especially a Martin guitar. Subtract a star if you have no real interest in guitars. There is a great museum showing the history of the family-owned company, there is a gift shop where you can buy shirts and coffee mugs - but not guitars, and there is a wall... More 

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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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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
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
5 helpful votes 5 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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3 attraction reviews
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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