“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 at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science.

You will experience and celebrate the many facets of this iconic instrument, from its origin and continued evolution, to the music it creates and the cultural impact it has had. Explore STEAM concepts like sound waves, frequency, mathematical scales, engineering and more through a wide range of hands-on experiences.  And get to know some local guitarists through short biographies and imagery featured throughout the exhibition.

The exhibition features more than 60 instruments and explores the cultural and physical history of the guitar—from lutes and ouds to modern, high-tech and experimental instruments. You will learn about the science behind the guitar and discover how it became the cultural icon it is today.

“GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked The World” is a traveling exhibition of The National GUITAR Museum and is included with general admission or membership.

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