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American Banjo Museum

Closed Now: 11:00 - 18:00
Open today: 11:00 - 18:00
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I'm not a big banjo fan - this was near my hotel. Reasonable price ($7 for seniors). Interesting... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Good stop when visiting Brick Town

Good museum with beautiful banjos and interesting exhibits. Even if you are not musical you will... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
San Francisco, California
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A National Treasure in downtown Oklahoma City. The American Banjo Museum contains over 300 banjos on display and is the only museum of its type dedicated to preserving and promoting the music and heritage of America's native musical instrument - the...more
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9 E Sheridan Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73104-2424
+1 405-604-2793
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Reviewed 1 week ago

the part I liked best is where you can take banjo lesson even if this was useless and a waste of time with me

Thank viola301
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm not a big banjo fan - this was near my hotel. Reasonable price ($7 for seniors). Interesting displays and video clips.

Thank mplsman2016
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Good museum with beautiful banjos and interesting exhibits. Even if you are not musical you will enjoy the art and history in this museum.

Thank capttml
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Whatever you play you’ll like this place! The array of instruments is amazing and pure art visually alone. Well done write ups on banjo history & people added a lot. This is a must see for anyone in OKC & really something to see if...More

Thank Harl3yR1d3r
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Thought you know all there is to know about banjos? Well you are in for a surprise! This museum is highly informative and has an amazing banjo collection.

Thank Joe K
Reviewed 25 July 2018

So many beautiful instruments. Well cared for and brilliantly displayed. I stayed the entire afternoon and cant wait to go back.

Thank Carmen W
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

The history of the banjo in the US is well chronicled and nicely presented in an Audio-visual short tour with many placards that expand on the historical elements as well as video clips of well known performers. But the array of ornate banjos from the...More

Thank KED510
Reviewed 8 July 2018

It means the stage is level. Just joking with you all, actually life was hard for the pioneers but every now and then someone would pull out a banjo and make it worse. Ever since I started playing a William Boucher Banjo copy as part...More

1  Thank pelicank11
Reviewed 8 July 2018

We learned about the history of the banjo, about all kinds of different banjos and how banjos changed over the years. The banjos are on display all over the museum and they are beautiful! It's great to listen to the recorded minstrel banjo music being...More

1  Thank janehyde82
Reviewed 2 July 2018

just not on my list of things to do in Okc. Not sure why it's even here in Okc... Nashville maybe?...

1  Thank Brett R
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