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Museum of Making Music

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Museum of Making Music

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Scott S wrote a review Mar 2020
Prescot Valley Az6 contributions
Very small, focus on instrument history like piano, sax, guitar, radio, genre's like big band, jazz, Beatles and rock and roll. Booths could play music but not individual headphones, so close proximity due to small place can be noisy and distracting. Some interactive areas for small children. Nice gift shop, informative volunteer.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Marcia C wrote a review Mar 2020
Clermont, Florida30 contributions3 helpful votes
My music buff husband & I were in Carlsbad and decided to do this museum. The price was great and we spent about 2 hours learning about the history of music from the late 1800 to the 90's. There were instruments to try and lots of sample music to listen to. The guided were great. I would definitely recommend if you are in the neighborhood.
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Kkoleary wrote a review Mar 2020
Scottsdale, Arizona592 contributions192 helpful votes
We enjoyed our visit to the Making Music Museum. Instead of just showing the instruments the museum also reviews the various sounds and songs of the time. Would have enjoyed learning a little more about the trends in music not just hearing them. Sometimes there was no context of the song and who/where performed.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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cnd324 wrote a review Feb 2020
Omaha, Nebraska28 contributions3 helpful votes
This is a very well-curated museum of musical instruments and their history, with a fun area at the end of the exhibits (as well as a few throughout the galleries) that allows visitors to try out different instruments themselves. Exhibits ar colorful and effectivley displayed. We really enjoyed our visit.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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77mic wrote a review Feb 2020
Eugene, Oregon138 contributions25 helpful votes
My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed this wonderful little museum that featured historical instruments and samples of the music of the times. What was most fun was the areas where guests were free to play instruments ranging from banjos and guitars to theramins and organs that sounded like full orchestras.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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