5 Music Museums Around the World. part 1

Museums play a vital role in preserving and honoring our history and culture. A visit to a music museum is always inspiring, educating and exciting.

Just as all other museums, a music museum is a specialized institution that collects, preserves and documents the treasures of musical history. There are a variety of museums dedicated to the history and variety of music all over the world.

The collection at music museums includes musical instruments and artifacts that revive the history and music of popular musicians and artists etc.  If you want to know about some of the best Music Museums around the world, go through the following list –


#1 National Museum New Delhi, India
This is one of the most prestigious and well known Indian Museums and has a large collection of musical instruments. On display are Classical, folk and Western instruments divided into interesting categories such as stringed instruments, Percussion instruments, and wind instruments.

#2 International Bluegrass Music Museum, Owensboro, Kentucky – displays the history of bluegrass music. This is done by using films, recordings, interpretive exhibits, posters & costumes etc.

#3 National Music Museum, Vermillion, South Dakota, USA – founded on the campus of the University of South Dakota, this Museum is home to thousands of some of the most famous and world-renowned collections of European, American and non-Western instruments. This museum is visited by thousands of visitors who come here to see some of the earliest and well-preserved instruments.

#4 DEBENCE ANTIQUE MUSIC WORLD, Franklin, Pennsylvania USA – holds a collection of automatic music machines and musical instruments – Calliopes, Carousel Band Organs, Music Boxes, Nickelodeons etc.

#5 John Lennon Museum, Saitama City, Saitama, Japan The museums preserves knowledge and information about John Lennon’s musical career & his life. On display, among other things is oko Ono’s collection of his memorabilia.