Museum visitors are invited to hear and learn about a wide variety of musical instruments in the Museum’s encyclopedic collection, featuring talented performers from throughout the New England area and beyond.

These informal hour-long programs are free with Museum admission, but space is limited to 50 seats, available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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E.g., January 17, 2019

Musical Instrument Demonstrations

Highlights of the Keyboard Instrument Collection
February 4, 2019
11:00 am12:00 pm

Musical Instrument Demonstrations

The Keyed Bugle
February 6, 2019
6:00 pm7:00 pm

Musical Instrument Demonstrations

Rattlin’ Bones: The Musical Clappers
March 4, 2019
11:00 am12:00 pm