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Martin Guitars

510 Sycamore St, Nazareth, PA 18064-1046
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Amazing🎼

What a great treasure !! If in the are it’s must stop!! Clean and well maintained. Alot of history... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
lurn
,
CT
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HOW COOL!!!

What a great experience! We went on the free tour and loved it. Even our children (ages 2 and 4... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Travelingpianoman
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Woodbridge, Connecticut
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Whether making guitars for god (Eric Clapton) or mortals, Martin Guitar does all 300 steps by hand.
  • Excellent91%
  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“factory tour” (75 reviews)
“free tour” (31 reviews)
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510 Sycamore St, Nazareth, PA 18064-1046
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a great treasure !! If in the are it’s must stop!! Clean and well maintained. Alot of history of musics Greats...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great experience! We went on the free tour and loved it. Even our children (ages 2 and 4) enjoyed the tour (be sure they use the bathroom and eat before the tour!). The tours run at 11, 12, 1, and 2:30, but that...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic. After buying two Martin Guitars, I get to see where they are made. Ben, our tour guide (and retired Plant Manager) aced it. Nice guy, and very learned. We toured for two hours, saw everything, and were greeted with a gift at the end...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An excellent 'free' tour of the C.F. Martin Guitar factory. Had no idea how much goes into making a guitar. Wonderful museum explaining lots of history of the family and instruments. Many celebrities are noted as having purchased their custom made guitars. Very cool to...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

What a great, informative tour! We signed up about two months in advance to do the Behind the Scenes factory tour. It was $25 per person and well worth it. I went mainly bc my boyfriend loves guitars and I thought I would be bored...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

When you come here make sure you take the tour through the factory. It takes about an hour and 10 minutes but is well worth the free admission. You are graced to see from start to finish the makings of a guitar. There is a...More

Thank Shelly A
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

We were keeping our 10 year old grandson for a couple days and since he enjoys music (piano) we thought he might enjoy visiting this place. We drove over a hundred miles to get there, arriving about 10am and since the first tour (free, by...More

Thank Steven S
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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

My husband ordered a guitar and since we where not too far of a trip we went and picked it up and took the tour. . Can really appreciate all the work that goes into these guitars once you take the tour and see them...More

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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

This experience was excellent. Great tour setup in a real working factory and a wonderful museum. Friendly people.

Thank Joseph R
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Even if you don't play the guitar this is a fascinating tour of a factory where ACTUAL HUMANS are building beautiful guitars. Of course they also use machines but there are several steps in the process that are still 100 percent performed by human hand...More

Thank jennifer l
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micheleanddonald
19 July 2017|
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Response from Kelly L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, kids are allowed! We took our 6 yr old daughter, 4 yr old son and, 10 month old son and everyone did good- our daughter was alittle tired of walking at the end so you might want to bring a stroller(which will fit... More
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amyew
10 August 2016|
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Response from 136dianew | Reviewed this property |
The Martin Guitar Tour section of the Visit PA website states that the facility is ADA Compliant. As I recall, most of the aisles would accommodate wheelchairs. It was evident that a lot of planning went into this beautiful... More
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JeffGNJ
23 March 2016|
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Response from Ms. Elizabeth C | Reviewed this property |
No, they tell you that on the tour. You have to buy through a dealer. In fact, when we went, every, yes every guitar in production had already been sold. And they DO NOT sell seconds. If they have one that does not meet... More
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