GUITAR: The Instrument that Rocked the World

. April 2, 2013

GUITAR: The Instrument that Rocked the World, Jun 14 – Nov. 30, 2013

Shinnick-Strat-ImageGUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked The World” is a Touring Exhibition of The National GUITAR Museum that offers attendees an entertaining, engaging, and hands-on experience with one of the most important cultural icons in history—the guitar.

Sponsored by Chesbro Music, the exhibition is comprised of three elements: the science of sound; the evolution, engineering, and design of the guitar; and its cultural impact.

Featured items include the world’s largest guitar (43.5ft long x 16 ft wide), the world’s oldest electric guitar, an autographed guitar from Chuck Barry, Muddy Waters’ Guild Thunderbird S-200 electric guitar(circa 1966), and a Harmony Stratotone, formerly owned by Carl Perkins (circa 1953).

Mon & Tues: 9am – 8pm
Wed – Sat: 9am – 5pm
Closed Sundays

Admission Prices:
$20/Family Night (Mon 5-8pm)

Category: Museum News

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