Music Museum interesting and interactive
Last updated 2/22/2007 at Noon
With 6,500 square feet of museum space, the Museum of Making Music in Carlsbad takes visitors on a 100-year musical journey from 1890 to 1989.
The museum is split up into different musical eras beginning with 1890 to 1909. This era’s focus is band music, with John Philip Sousa highlighted. One of the first inventions showcased is the Edison Home Phonograph, first introduced in 1896. The sousaphone on display (1918) is a large tuba-like instrument that was invented for the military type of music written by Sousa. There is also a display where visitors can push a button and play different...