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Martin Guitars

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510 Sycamore St, Nazareth, PA 18064-1046
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Amazing Artisans!

This free factory tour and museum was well worth the drive to Nazareth, PA. We arrived just in time... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Danie12
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Central New York
Interesting factory tour of an iconic brand.

Great (and free) tour of this iconic guitar factory, well worth a slight detour if you're in the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rockyroad2dublin
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Dublin
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Whether making guitars for god (Eric Clapton) or mortals, Martin Guitar does all 300 steps by hand.
  • Excellent91%
  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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510 Sycamore St, Nazareth, PA 18064-1046
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This free factory tour and museum was well worth the drive to Nazareth, PA. We arrived just in time to be part of a guided tour. Individual headsets are worn so you miss out on nothing. Our guide, Chris, was outstanding. The museum is a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great (and free) tour of this iconic guitar factory, well worth a slight detour if you're in the area. We were walked around the factory from the sawn lumber to the finished instruments, providing a great insight into the way that guitars and ukuleles are...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband likes to play guitars. We were interested in how they were made. It was very interesting and worth it even tho it’s free. We were disappointed because we had wanted to do the behind the scenes tour but my husband did not see...More

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Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

What a great treasure !! If in the are it’s must stop!! Clean and well maintained. Alot of history of musics Greats...

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Reviewed April 17, 2018

What a great experience! We went on the free tour and loved it. Even our children (ages 2 and 4) enjoyed the tour (be sure they use the bathroom and eat before the tour!). The tours run at 11, 12, 1, and 2:30, but that...More

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Reviewed April 13, 2018

Fantastic. After buying two Martin Guitars, I get to see where they are made. Ben, our tour guide (and retired Plant Manager) aced it. Nice guy, and very learned. We toured for two hours, saw everything, and were greeted with a gift at the end...More

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Reviewed April 10, 2018

An excellent 'free' tour of the C.F. Martin Guitar factory. Had no idea how much goes into making a guitar. Wonderful museum explaining lots of history of the family and instruments. Many celebrities are noted as having purchased their custom made guitars. Very cool to...More

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Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

What a great, informative tour! We signed up about two months in advance to do the Behind the Scenes factory tour. It was $25 per person and well worth it. I went mainly bc my boyfriend loves guitars and I thought I would be bored...More

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Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

When you come here make sure you take the tour through the factory. It takes about an hour and 10 minutes but is well worth the free admission. You are graced to see from start to finish the makings of a guitar. There is a...More

Thank Shelly A
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Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

We were keeping our 10 year old grandson for a couple days and since he enjoys music (piano) we thought he might enjoy visiting this place. We drove over a hundred miles to get there, arriving about 10am and since the first tour (free, by...More

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micheleanddonald
July 19, 2017|
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Response from Kelly L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, kids are allowed! We took our 6 yr old daughter, 4 yr old son and, 10 month old son and everyone did good- our daughter was alittle tired of walking at the end so you might want to bring a stroller(which will fit... More
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amyew
August 9, 2016|
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Response from 136dianew | Reviewed this property |
The Martin Guitar Tour section of the Visit PA website states that the facility is ADA Compliant. As I recall, most of the aisles would accommodate wheelchairs. It was evident that a lot of planning went into this beautiful... More
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JeffGNJ
March 22, 2016|
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Response from Ms. Elizabeth C | Reviewed this property |
No, they tell you that on the tour. You have to buy through a dealer. In fact, when we went, every, yes every guitar in production had already been sold. And they DO NOT sell seconds. If they have one that does not meet... More
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