May 2015

The National Music Museum

Stradivarius violins, Bob Dylan’s guitars, and Civil War drum sets are just some of the instruments curated at The National Music Museum in Vermillion, South Dakota.

For those who can’t visit, navigate the extensive virtual collections here.

In this tour of the Cutler Gallery: Musical Innovations in the Industrial Revolution and European Folk Instruments, there’s everything from the saxophones of Adolphe Sax (the inventor of the saxophone) to a Norwegian fiddle. Click the square arrow icon below the picture’s caption to browse the gallery.