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Folk Music Center

220 Yale Ave, Claremont, CA 91711-4773
+1 909-624-2928
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Violin repair

A friend of mione had a broken violin that she hadn't been able to play for a couple of years. I... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Barbara P
Claremont, California
Must see

This music store is an old Claremont tradition. In addition to musical instruments, they also sell... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2017
Southern California
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
220 Yale Ave, Claremont, CA 91711-4773
+1 909-624-2928
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 DDuyan
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!

Thank OutdoorBoomer
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Absolutely amazing place for the folk music lover, geat place to take your kids for that unusual gift

Thank Donatella P
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is a great resource of hard to find musical instruments! They are very knowledgeable and have a great assortment of "odd" instruments. They have a lengthy and unique history. A defintie must see store for the curious beginners and afficianados as well.

Thank IslandPearl
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Extraordinary collection of musical instruments from many cultures, ditto the music & teaching offerings. Fine periodic concerts even in the small space.

Thank JulieStoneybrook
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

If I'm looking for a gift, for the person that has everything, I always seem to find something for them here. They have a wide range of item in a wide range of prices. They are very friendly and helpful as well and I understand...More

Thank Debiwinter
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The vibe is a throwback to days when a utopian vision of community was a handshake agreement and the sharing of resources. So, you will need cash for a ukulele instead of trading for a bunch of bananas, but don't let that deter you from...More

Thank FlyingBarnster
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I love visiting this store when I am in the Claremont Village. It is a great place to wonder around and discover obscure and everyday musical instruments. They also offer classes.

Thank Ulvgirl
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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.