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Museum of Making Music, Carlsbad
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  • I was visiting my parents over the Thanksgiving holiday so checked this out since we had some time to kill before my flight out...they live in Carlsbad. I would not go out of my way to get here. The m...  more »
  • This museum is a little gem with a great deal to offer. There are many beautiful instruments on display and historical/musical facts to accompany them. The museum offers tours for children and adults ...  more »
  • You probably wouldn't schedule a trip to northern San Diego County just to visit the Museum of Making Music in Carlsbad -- unless you're a die-hard musicologist perhaps. But if you're in the area for ...  more »
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  • Unique place to see the history of modern music with friendly, knowledgeable, volunteer guides. Play various instruments. Kids will love it! Join the museum for special pricing to attend weekly events and workshops. Nice, modern building with easy access and plenty of parking.
  • Interesting exhibits showing the instruments and musical styles popular over the last hundred or so years. If you're in North County, this is a worthwhile stop for a couple of hours.
  • Went on field trip with 6-10 year olds. Docent Jack was great, very knowledgable. Kids enjoyed the music and fun facts. Hands on with instruments was fun. Tour took about two hours including session with the kids on Brazilian timbau drums.
  • This place is a hidden gem. Was so fun to walk around and explore the different eras and genres of music. Lots of interactive things for the five year old. She thought it was so neat to play the instruments. Highly, highly recommended.
  • Loved being there. Learned so much. Loved the Micheal Kennedy exhibit. Want to bring my grandchildren.