Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre, Calgary

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  • This is five floors of music memorabilia, information, videos, costumes. Enjoyed it immensely, so worth the small fee to get in. Recommended to families couple singles, a great experience  more »
  • Studio Bell, the home of the national music centre is a Canadian music must. There is everything there from Randy Bachman 1959 Les Paul used for American Woman to the Rolling Stones mobile studio, a K...  more »
  • This is a truly beautiful building designed to capture sounds for every listener. Here there are so many wonderful opportunities to explore the various musical genres represented in the Canadian music...  more »
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  • Absolutely BEAUTIFUL building full of lots of fun information and interactive exhibits. Definitely worth the trip - who doesn't want to see Elton John's piano?! Paid parking onsite or accessible via C-Train and and a short walk. Staff were extremely helpful upon arrival, and any time we ran into them. There's 5 floors with free guided tours and demonstrations. Your ticket is good all day so if you miss something you can always pop back in after lunch or some shopping. Loved it!
  • My first time here - and it didn’t disappoint! Lots to read and checkout, with a focus on Canadian music and musicians. Our kids enjoyed the hands-on sections, as some of the sections I enjoyed involved more reading. Would love to catch a concert or event in this space. The architecture alone is worth a trip.
  • Beautiful new building inside and out! A little pricey to get in but it's a really fantastic musical museum! Tons of cool facts, info and toys you can play with. Ex: be a DJ and change the sounds on a mix board. Lots of fun activities here. Worth it just to walk in the lobby and look up at the amazing architecture!!
  • I spent 2.5 gifts hours here to go through the entire exhibit. It's well worth the money! Beautiful building, and really good exhibits. I found it very educating especially learning about Canadian artists and music.
  • If you think it's beautiful from the outside, wait till you go in! The interior mimics the inside of a guitar and the exhibits will keep you entertained the whole day. Join a guided tour--it's free! Then explore each floor on your own. Every musician and music fan will love this interactive museum.

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