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American Banjo Museum

All about the Banjo
  • 9 East Sheridan Avenue 
  • Oklahoma City,  OK  73104
  • Phone: +1 405 604 2793
  • Fax: +1 405 601 1821
  • Email: banjomuseum@sbcglobal.net,info@banjomuseum.or
  • Web: http://www.americanbanjomuseum.com/  
  • Neighborhood: Downtown/Bricktown
  • Category: Museums
  • Hours: Tu to Sa from 11:00 AM to 06:00 PM,Su from 12:00 PM to 05:00 PM
  • Accessible for persons with disabilities: yes

Description

One of its kind, the American Banjo Museum is home to a vast collection of music, media, documents and memorabilia. all connected to this instrument with origins in Africa. With over 300 banjos alone, the museum boasts the largest public exhibition them in the world. The banjo is said to have been introduced to this country by African slaves as it had derived from a similar instrument. Over the centuries, the banjo has come to win the hearts of musicians and music fans everywhere, and is today used in a range of musical genres like jazz, folk music, country music and bluegrass music. A visit to this museum will tell you more about this mystical five-stringed melody-maker.

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