GUITAR: The Instrument that Rocked the World
January 19 - April 14
Experience the science of sound with hands-on interactives for all ages!
From its ancient beginnings in the Nile River Valley to its iconic status as a modern mainstay of every genre of music, the guitar has rocked them all.
Experience the science of sound and the cultural impact of the guitar by exploring more than 70 instruments and 100 historical artifacts-ranging from the rare and antique to the wildly popular and innovative. This special exhibition from The National GUITAR Museum features hands-on interactives for all ages, video performances, x-ray images of guitars’ inner workings and plenty of opportunities to strum and jam.
GUITAR: The Instrument that Rocked the World is a 7,000 square foot, fully immersive exhibition that explores the instrument’s evolution and history, the science of creating sound with wood and steel and the impact on cultures over the past 5,000 years.
• More than 70 guitars including acoustic, electric, and antique
• 15 Hands-on STEM interactives that demonstrate the science of sound and music
• 100 historical artifacts, ranging from the rare and antique to the wildly popular and innovative
• 10 Video displays
• Interactive kiosks, computer displays, and sound stations
• Listening and viewing environments for different musical genres
• Photos, posters, graphics, illustrations, and banners
This is a paid experience.
Tickets are available online or at the Science Center. Call our box office at 314-289-4400 for more information.
Adults (ages 13-59): $10.95
Seniors (ages 60+): $7.95
Children (ages 5-12): $7.95
Children 4 and Under: Free
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