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Folk Music Center

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Folk music

Good store for guitars, drums and unusual instruments from all over the world. Small store but has... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Fern Jo K
Los Angeles Co., United States
Huge Variety of Musical Instruments

This hidden gem in the area is the place to go for musical instruments. Every inch of the four... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2018
Joan H
San Bernardino, California
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220 Yale Ave, Claremont, CA 91711-4773
+1 909-624-2928
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Reviewed 15 April 2014

The folks that run this store know instruments and music. They have a fabulous collection of antique instruments of all kinds from around the world. They also do quality stringed instrument repair.

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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Good store for guitars, drums and unusual instruments from all over the world. Small store but has a lot of inventory. Owners are very community-minded. Good for beginners and experienced musicians.

Thank Fern Jo K
Reviewed 11 September 2018

This hidden gem in the area is the place to go for musical instruments. Every inch of the four walls of this music center is covered with displays of: guitars, Appalachian dulcimers, mandolins, banjos, violins, sitars, balalaikas, etc. You will also find drums, African instruments,...More

Thank Joan H
Reviewed 22 July 2018

if you like music, go to this place! Great collection of instruments, a little pricey but doable, lovely people, supports a lot of good performers. GO

Thank haohuangpianist
Reviewed 18 June 2018

A bit of Claremont history. Folk Music Center is a popular place to visit for anyone. Ben Harper's family owns it and my kids love it.

Thank jewelzpedroza
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Not what you'd find in a mall. Nice local place with a lot of tradition, friendly folks, lots of great musical instruments. A bit pricey, but well worth it.

Thank pianisthaohuang
Reviewed 30 April 2018

This place has the most amazing collection of instruments and other wonderful items. It is a great store to take children to be introduced to musical instruments. They have a special section just for kids.

Thank FLB
Reviewed 9 November 2017

A friend of mione had a broken violin that she hadn't been able to play for a couple of years. I told her that I thought I could get it repaired. I took it in to the Folk Music Center and they did a fantastic...More

Thank Barbara P
Reviewed 3 July 2017

This music store is an old Claremont tradition. In addition to musical instruments, they also sell small toys and noise makers.

Thank kschroed
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Over the years this has been a favorite stop with the family. The kids can try instruments and they have some unusual ones that you don't see everywhere. They also have rain sticks (my favorite thing to play with) and singing bowls, which my kids...More

Thank Dennis D
Reviewed 22 March 2017

A happening place. Lessons, get-togethers. A place for music. They have lots of cool instruments and pleasant staff. Stop by!

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30 November 2016|
Response from Debiwinter | Reviewed this property |
Yes! They will love it! Maybe even inspire a love of music that will last a life time.