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“Wonderful Place”

Blue Ridge Music Center
Ranked #1 of 12 things to do in Galax
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Located at Milepost 213 on the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Reviewed July 22, 2014

This is a must for mountain music aficionados. Located outside of Galax, Virginia, on the beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway, plan to spend some time browsing in the well done Mountain Music Museum. It includes the history of mountain music, instruments, and influential people of past and present in this genre of music. The display is interactive in some parts, has some great videos, and a great explanation of the evolution of this type of music. All of it is housed in a beautiful building and well cared for grounds. There is even an amphitheater.
Some days of the week there is live music demonstrations and music jams for the public.
The National Park Service representatives were friendly and knowledgable.

Thank Margaret F
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Reviewed July 20, 2014

Great break from driving the ridge road at 35 MPH We enjoyed live music and the local musicians playingworld class instruments that were made within 50 miles of the center.

Thank David E
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Reviewed July 19, 2014

Live music was playing when we were there and the performers growing by the minute. Very nice display of origins of music in the area. Right off the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Thank Lulugm
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Reviewed July 17, 2014

This is great and all tax dollars should be spent this efficiently.Music every day and great students and workers, this is a must do.

Thank martinblacksheep
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Reviewed June 28, 2014

It was a Thursday I do believe and they had live music that we could have listened to all day. It was so great! The inside of the Music Center had so much to see and do!

I was sad that we had a timeline that day and couldn't really take the time I wanted to...so that is why I have to go back! Picnic under a tree...WONDERFUL!

Thank Roadoc
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