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Museum of Making Music

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“music lovers”(16 reviews)
“all ages”(23 reviews)
“office park”(5 reviews)
This unique museum provides an exciting documentary of the last 100 years of American music through interactive displays, a focus on six different musical eras and a collection of musical instruments.
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5790 Armada Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92008-4608
+1 760-438-5996
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Reviewed 6 days ago

MoM has some interesting instruments in the Museum but they also have cool shows. Keep an eye open for concerts at this nicely curated Museum.

Thank Jedi8870
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Set in an office park, this place is a hidden gem, but definitely worth your tome and attention.The exhibits concentrate on musical instruments, and are arranged by decade. There are buttons to push to here snippets of songs, and every gallery has at least one...More

Thank friskycelery
Reviewed 6 September 2018

WE expected to spend part of an hour ... and spent 4 times that. This is a top notch museum with many interactive exhibits. It will be particularly compelling for baby boomers who will recognize many artist and artifacts ... well worth a visit for...More

1  Thank onetravelman
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This is a very underrated museum. It features exhibits that I have only seen at the Experience Music Project. The displays are very informative and the descriptions are well written. There is a whole area where you can play different instruments.

Thank OgreExtraordinaire
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Our friend is a retired teacher who taught music, so when she and her husband were visiting, we took them to the Museum of Making Music. There are a lot of historical displays telling about the evolution of the music industry and an interactive area...More

Thank csarchibald
Reviewed 19 August 2018

If you love music, musical instruments, and a touch a music history, run, don't walk to the Museum of Making Music. Tucked in the middle of a Carlsbad business complex, this museum is truly amazing. Great history, beautiful displays, and musical treasures galore. Great hands-on...More

Thank CindyClarkBar
Reviewed 14 August 2018

My Wife and I visited and found the self paced tour to be enjoyable. We really liked the audio music at each section and really enjoyed the hands on instruments that we could try.

Thank keith k
Reviewed 7 August 2018

worth going out of the way to experence this museum... history of musical instruments, music trends , artists.

Thank ccnsd
Reviewed 3 August 2018

It's a very clean, very well maintained place, and it's awfully interesting. They've got a collection of incredibly rare musical instruments, and though the place is fairly small, you can easily spend a few hours here. Most of our time was spent in the hands-on...More

1  Thank PurpleTea
Reviewed 15 July 2018

We went on the free day in June. Amazing day at MOMM. Earth Harp was great. Open mic was fantastic. Great musicians.

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