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Museum of Making Music

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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From US$10.00*
Admission to Museum of Making Music
From US$10.00*
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“music lovers”(16 reviews)
“all ages”(23 reviews)
“office park”(5 reviews)
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
+1 760-438-5996
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All reviews music lovers all ages office park interesting instruments different eras 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 couple of hours musical
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited with our two teens who love music. They had a ball looking at all the displays and playing music from the ages. Then they got to play different instruments and loved it. Great Museum.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 447harrietw
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you’re a musician, this is a must if you live in north San Diego county or visit. It’s not large, but I got to browse before a Carl Verheyan & Friends concert. All kinds of instruments (this is a NAMM-National Assn. of Musical Manufacturers...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ChinaLake1
Reviewed 19 December 2018

This was an interesting museum with musical instruments, sound and written descriptions. Very well organized, lots of different instruments. There were samplings of each type of music by pushing buttons. At the end of the self tour there was a section with instruments that you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 December 2018

Good for a quick visit. Interesting instruments, and really appreciated the opportunity to try some instruments as well. Good parking. If you want A LOT more than this, go to the instrument museum in Phoenix.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank arex1337
Reviewed 21 November 2018

This museum is very interesting! You can easily spend 3 or more hours inside it if you have enough time and is curious enough to go through all the details and information regarding the instruments and the how the music industry developed in America. Although...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Boccato
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

My husband, adult son and I visited the museum late one afternoon so only had 1 hour before it closed. Would have liked to spend a little more time there, but still managed to see all the exhibits and try out most of the instruments....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KAZW87
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Great museum with incredible collection in very nice facility. A trip down memory lane. Learned many new things about musical instruments. Truly a World-class museum.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ben E
Reviewed 4 November 2018

My children and I had a blast! we came in wandered around, had an opportunity to learn about different instruments and even play some of them too! We learned about the different era's and how music has progressed over the years.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TamarackBeachResort
Reviewed 9 October 2018

MoM has some interesting instruments in the Museum but they also have cool shows. Keep an eye open for concerts at this nicely curated Museum.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jedi8870
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Set in an office park, this place is a hidden gem, but definitely worth your tome and attention.The exhibits concentrate on musical instruments, and are arranged by decade. There are buttons to push to here snippets of songs, and every gallery has at least one...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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30 October 2018|
Response from MiaDerbas | Reviewed this property |
Per their website $10 but discounts are available online Enjoy