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“This was a place we just stumbled upon as the result of a search of visiting Carlsbad, and we've often found that the small local museums are often charming and present an interesting history of the area.”
“I travel from BC Canada every year just to see their new goodies !! A fabulous museum set up by the Joe Martin Foundation for exceptional craftsmanship.”
“Tracing the development of American musical instruments and styles through the 19th and 20th centuries, this fascinating, interactive museum offers a unique take on popular culture.”
“The great grandson of Steinway (the piano-maker) founded this museum which, in five galleries, shows the most popular instruments in the US through the decades of the 20th century, and gives push-button samples of...”
“Small regional museums are often watered down versions of larger ,useums, but the OMA takes excellent advantage of the opportunity to showcase exhibits with local ties.”
“The building itself housing the Museum is a restored portion of Old City Hall and located right next to Historic Fire Station # 1. Architect Frederic Fisher's addition of the glass front porch is simply magnificen...”