Explore the history of the world’s most recognized musical instrument in Guitar: The Instrument That Rocked the
World. Experience diverse genres of
music and discover the science of pitch and tone. Crossing over cultural
boundaries, the guitar has made a significant impact on a wide variety of
groups from gypsies to cowboys to teenage rebels.
See over 60 guitars
and nearly 100 historical artifacts that immerse you in the heart of music.
Experience the rush of the world’s most recognized musical instrument through
the powerful lens of science. You, too, can play a Guinness Record-breaking
43.5-foot-long guitar. Discover how the selection of different materials and
strings, fused with electromagnetism and amplification, create an elaborate
device that has revolutionized music. "GUITAR:
The Instrument That Rocked The World” is a Touring Exhibition of The National