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Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre

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850 4 Street SE East Village, Calgary, Alberta T2G 1R1 Canada
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Tobin wrote a review Oct 2020
Edmonton, Canada16 contributions
If you're a musician or music fan, this is a must-see! Filled with interactive exhibits and cool historical musical instruments.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Journey14741542927, Visitor Experience at Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre
Responded 10 Oct 2020
Hi Tobin, Thank you for your lovely review! We're so glad you were able to take in some of our amazing collection. The story of music in Canada continues to evolve, so stay tuned as we continue to tell that story. We hope to see you again soon! Best, Visitor Experience
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Mike L wrote a review Sep 2020
Calgary, Canada254 contributions30 helpful votes
enjoyed the Geddy Lee guitar collection and the costumes exhibit. The giant organ was very cool, as well as movies to review in the rooms. Nice coffee shop attached.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from StudioBell, Visitor Experience Team Lead at Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre
Responded 4 Oct 2020
Hello Mike L, Thank you for taking the time to give us a review! After our temporary closure, we welcome you back to our safe (if you have been here, you know social distancing will be easy) architecturally stunning building for a self-guided experience! We have also opened our exclusive new gift shop for all your NMC swag and Canadian music treasures! Thanks again, Meaghan Lawrence
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Thomsonbg wrote a review Sep 2020
Alberta, Canada18 contributions1 helpful vote
If you are at all into music and instruments this is a must see. Learned a lot about the history and accomplishments of Canadian musicians
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from StudioBell, Visitor Experience Team Lead at Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre
Responded 2 Oct 2020
Hello Thomsonbg, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We’re glad you were impressed by our collection! Canada’s music story is vast and constantly changing, so stay tuned as we continue to tell the story! Thank you again for sharing your feedback on your visit. Best, Meaghan Lawrence
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HankDenver wrote a review Mar 2020
Calgary, Canada71 contributions26 helpful votes
This building is a testimony to the treasures given by the Calgary oil patch. It would not exist but for the generous donations of corporations. It revels in the extraordinary accomplishments of ordinary Canadian musicians too numerous to mention. It is a "must see" when visiting Calgary!
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from StudioBell, Visitor Experience Team Lead at Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre
Responded 23 Mar 2020
Hello Hank, Thank you for your kind words, we are thrilled you enjoyed your time at Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre. Upon your next visit I encourage you to take in a live music performance in our beautiful Performance Hall! Stayed tuned to our website for upcoming show announcements! Thank you, Meaghan Visitor Experience Team Lead
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Sandy C wrote a review Mar 2020
Vancouver, Canada199 contributions44 helpful votes
We visited this centre in July and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. They have interactive displays, live talks, great music history and lovely displays. It is also a very interesting building and easy to get to.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from StudioBell, Visitor Experience Team Lead at Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre
Responded 6 Mar 2020
Hello Sandy C, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! We thank you for your compliments, and we are thrilled you had an awesome time at Studio Bell! Next visit, I suggest you check one of our awesome live performances in our beautiful Performance Hall! All the best, Meaghan Visitor Experience Team Lead
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