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FIRST-FLOOR GALLERIES NOW OPEN!

Our brand new first-floor galleries are officially OPEN! The wait is finally over - come see the NEW NMM. Information on the galleries, hours, and more can be found on the VISIT & LEARN and EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS pages!

Our regular hours are fully in place - stop by between 10 and 4, Tuesday to Friday, or between 12 and 4 on Saturdays, to see our seven new galleries, concerts, events, and more! 

The Jason & Betsy Groves Special Exhibitions Gallery is currently CLOSED in preparation for our upcoming special exhibition HIGH STRUNG: FIVE CENTURIES OF STRINGED KEYBOARD INSTRUMENTS

Special Exhibitions at the National Music Museum

The Jason and Betsy Groves Special Exhibition Gallery

Coming March 2024

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HIGH STRUNG

FIVE CENTURIES OF STRINGED KEYBOARD INSTRUMENTS

Mar 25 – Oct 25, 2022

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GAMELAN!

A WAY OF LIFE

“Learning about gamelan music is learning about life,” according to gamelan master Midiyanto. Celebrate the music and instruments of the Kyai Rengga Manis Everist Gamelan and discover how gamelan is a reflection of Indonesian lessons, values and culture.

NMM Goes Electric! interprets the history of electric stringed instruments through objects from the National Music Museum's permanent collections, including many that have never previously been highlighted! From the early 1900s to the digital era, join us on a journey through the history of electric guitars, violins, banjolines, and more.

Oct 1 - Dec 13, 2021

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NMM Goes Electric!

A story of Electrified Strings

Jan 20 – Dec 30, 2023

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AS GOOD AS GOLD

THE FIRST 50 YEARS

The National Music Museum is celebrating 50 years in the making with a special exhibit “As Good as Gold: The First 50 Years (1973–2023),” featuring some of the treasured instruments that shaped its world-renowned collections.

WEATHER NOTICE

the NMM will be CLOSED until TUESDAY, 1/16

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