Open Tuesday-Sunday

11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

330 E. College Ave., Appleton, WI


The Instrument
The World
  • Guitar Strobe: See the vibrations of a string in slow motion.
  • Music to Your Ears: Use sensors to activate different sounds from unique instruments.
  • See-Through Amplifiers: Speakers, tubes, and electronics of these musical monsters revealed.
  • Remember the Riff: Test you memory to repeat guitar riffs using color as reinforcement.
  • Design Your Own Guitar: Choose the color, pattern, shape, and textures of your very own guitar. 
  • The World's Largest Playable Guitar
  • Chuck Berry's 1960 Gibson ES-345TD
  • Gibson Les Paul
  • Fender Telecaster
  • The Only Playable 8-Neck Stringed Instrument
  • More than 70 unique instruments and artifacts
  • 40 Photographs
  • 18 Hands-on STEM interactives
  • 10 video displays
Featured Guitars
Fun Interactives
GUITAR Begins Rocking June 1
Live Guitar Events
The History, Science, and Cultural Impact of the Most Popular Instrument...

Exhibition Highlights
  • Grand Opening of GUITAR                       June 1
  • Exclusive Concert Series                          May - July
  • World Record Air Guitar Attempt              July 17
  • Mile of Music                                             Aug. 1-4
  • Live Musical Performances                       Throughout the Exhibit