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Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre, General Admission

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    What to Expect
    The mission of the National Music Centre to give Canada a place that amplifies the love, sharing and understanding of music.  It is a national catalyst for discovery, innovation and renewal through music. At Studio Bell, we are preserving and celebrating Canada’s music story and inspire a new generation of music lovers through programming that includes on-site and outreach education programs, performances, artist incubation and exhibitions. Explore the sounds, light and interactive activities pouring out of the 22 individual exhibition stages, and engage in an ever-evolving discussion around music in Canada. Everyone is welcome to Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre in Calgary, Alberta.
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    Departure Point
    Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre
    Departure Time
    Wednesday to Sunday* from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm** *Open 7 days per week from May 21 to September 3, 2018
    ** Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day and Easter Monday
    **Closed at 3:00 pm on Christmas Eve and New Years Eve.
    Duration
    24h
    Inclusions
    • Five floors of exhibitions that celebrate music in Canada
    • Regular tours featuring demonstrations with rare instruments
    • Breathtaking modern architecture and stunning city views
    • Interactive music activities for all ages and skill levels
    • Three Canadian Halls of Fame with historic artifacts
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Guided tours
    • Access to artist recording spaces
    • Parking
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Check out nmc.ca/whats-on for special concerts and event listings
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 999 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    We weren't sure what to expect, then disappointed that on first floor it seemed all to be focussed on country music, but decided to start on 5th floor and work our way down. Wow, were we wrong! It was not all country, but fascinating and...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Karlyn W
    StudioBell, Manager at Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

    Hello Karlyn W, Thank you for your review! We're glad you had the opportunity to visit us and see our collections and that you had a frantastic visit. Best, Visitor Experience Team

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    On a rainy day in Calgary this was a great place to visit. The memorabilia brings back any memories, and you learn a few new things too!. Best bit was hearing that amazing pipe organ - the sound reverberated through the building and drew you...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Nich0la88
    StudioBell, Manager at Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

    Hello Nich0la88, Thank you for your review! We're glad you had the opportunity to visit us to see our collection and experience the Kimball demonstration. Great to hear that you went to the King Eddy and had a great experience there. Best, Visitor Experience Team

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Really enjoyed a wander through Canada’s music history. Excellent interactive components to the museum as well as authentic stage costumes and guitars.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Paul H
    StudioBell, VE at Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hello Paul H, Thank you so much for the positive review! We are so glad you enjoyed the artifacts and interactives here at StudioBell and hope that you will visit us again soon for some of our evening/weekend programming! Best, Visitor Experience Team

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    This was a pleasant surprise. My husband and I were looking for a way to spend a rainy day and we found this within walking distance of our hotel. What great exhibits. We loved the Geddy Lee Guitar exhibit. The Kimball organ demonstration was mind...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank KathyCowling
    StudioBell, VE at Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hello KathyC... Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review! We're happy that you had the opportunity to visit us and enjoyed the Geddy Lee exhibit and had the chance to watch our Kimball Theatre Organ demonstration! Best, Visitor Experience Team

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We visited Studio Bell in August 2019. The entire family found many interesting exhibits and really enjoyed our visit. From the beautifully set up displays, the live music, and teh interactive exhibits we were entertained for a couple of hours. Staff were present and friendly...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Haldenj
    StudioBell, Visitor Services at Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi Haldenj, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review! We're glad you had a positive experience in our space. Please come back to check out our other poppin' events! Oliver P.

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