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Museum of Making Music

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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
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All reviews music lovers all ages office park interesting instruments different eras carlsbad area great for kids kids and adults flower fields nice gift shop learn something on display fun place to visit interesting place great history whole family lots of fun
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

This is a wonderful musical experience,and the museum appeals to all ages. When was the last time you went to a museum and was allowed to touch anything? You are encouraged to ask questions, and pick up and play certain instruments? The stories of the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank celticbuckeye
Reviewed 22 September 2017

An out of the way treasure, easy access, free parking and a totally interesting place to browse through.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank James P
Reviewed 7 September 2017

what a wonderful collection of history and music, could not believe some of the Guitars and displays. Very Interestring

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank EmmaS5464
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

My young adult daughter and I had a great time learning and being entertained by the information, instruments, recordings, varied cultural videos, and innovation studio. The photography of Graham Nash exhibit was just finishing, and that was a great addition.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Stephanie C
Reviewed 24 August 2017

This is a really unique place-great for all ages, and really educational for children (and adults). It was a wonderful experience.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Hunter003
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Need a break from the sun or the rain? Have kids who like music? This is a small but hands-on museum where they can try different instruments. If you yourself are into music, it's worth a trip to see early guitars by Rickenbacker, Gibson, etc.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Dan S
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This interactive museum allows you to see instruments, understand some of their histories, and has an interactive area as well . . . well worth a visit.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank YvonneFino
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

What a great stop for music lovers! So much rich history and information and some gorgeous instruments to look at. All the interactive pieces were a definite highlight

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank unicyclistjoe
Reviewed 31 July 2017

If you are interested in music history, this little museum, in a beautiful location, is worth a visit. Musical instruments are on display from various eras. Several are available to try your hand at.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Jan E
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This small museum offers a wide range of instruments and the ability to play them as well as providing an historical perspective on the development of instruments. Ongoing activities, presentations and docents. A wonderful gift shop, too.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Norelynn
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Per their website $10 but discounts are available online Enjoy
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