GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked the World - Denver Museum of Nature & Science | Kids Out and About Denver

GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked the World - Denver Museum of Nature & Science

“GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked The World” takes you on a fascinating exploration of the science, sound, history and pop culture behind the world’s most popular instrument. The exhibition celebrates many facets of this iconic instrument, from its origin and continued evolution to the music it creates and the cultural impact it has. Explore STEAM concepts like sound waves, frequency, mathematical scales, engineering and more through a wide range of hands-on experiences. Take in the exhibition’s collection of more than 70 instruments—ranging from the rare and antique to the wildly popular and innovative. And don’t miss your chance to strum the world’s largest playable guitar, measuring in at 43.5 feet long and certified by Guinness World Records!

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This exhibition is FREE with Museum general admission (and free to Museum members!). No extra timed ticket is necessary to enter. Purchase your tickets to the Museum and plan your visit to GUITAR today. 

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2001 Colorado Blvd.
Denver, CO, 80205
United States


Contact name: 
Maura O'Neal
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9am - 5pm
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All Ages