Tour the NMM and Center for Preservation and Research

Take a closer look at the NMM’s progress and planned exhibitions during a series of open house events to be held at the National Music Museum and the Museum’s offsite Center for Preservation and Research this spring.

Staff will be on-hand to answer questions and walk guests through the facilities, providing insight and information on the ongoing exhibition renovations in the NMM’s original Carnegie building following our NMM Live! concerts on the following Fridays:

·  Friday, March 11, 1-4 pm

·  Sunday, April 10, 1-4 pm

·  Friday, May 20, 1-4 pm

The Center for Preservation and Research, located at 1225 Carr St. (next to Polaris on Highway 50), will be open for public tours on the following dates:

·  Saturday, April 16, 9am-1pm

·  Sunday, July 24, Noon- 4pm

This program is free of cost for NMM Members!


If you are a person with a disability and need a special accommodation to fully participate, please contact Disability Services at least 48 hours before an event. Students and the public can contact Disability Services at 605-658-3745 or Faculty and staff should contact Human Resources at 605-658-3660.

Sunday, April 10, 2022, 6:00:00 PM UTC

NMM Open House!



NOTE: The NMM is currently open only for concerts and special events. Please see the EVENTS page for more info. 


Our Permanent Exhibitions and the Groves Gallery for Special Exhibitions are currently closed for construction and reinstallation.