Tickets for Studio Bell

Amplify your love and understanding of music

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Opening hours
Today:  10:00 - 17:00
Tomorrow:  10:00 - 17:00
Sunday:  10:00 - 17:00
Monday:  Closed
Tuesday:  Closed
Wednesday:  10:00 - 17:00
Thursday:  10:00 - 17:00
  • Make your own music on their drums, guitars, keyboards, mixing station, or vocal booth. It's your time to shine!
  • Learn all about some of the nation's biggest musical icons, and Canada's identity as reflected in its music
  • Go 'backstage' to see the National Music Centre's vast collection spanning over 450 years of music technology and innovation
Showcase: 2018 Inductees
Now on - Sep 1, 2019 (ends in 9 days)

Honor the two Alberta-born Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame inductees from 2018, country music icon Terri Clark and broadcaster Jackie Rae Greening. See Clark’s guitars from her childhood and music videos, various memorabilia, awards, and even a handwritten letter to Clark from Garth Brooks.

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Whether you're a budding Mozart or tone deaf, you'll learn a thing or ten about music at Calgary's Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre. Explore the story of music in Canada through interactive exhibitions, see live music or make your own, and delve into the National Music Centre's collection that spans over 450 years of music technology and innovation!

The National Music Centre calls Studio Bell’s visitor experience a year ‘round music festival and you'll soon be tapping your feet to the tunes!

Explore Canada's identity, reflected in its vibrant and creative music scene with 22 exhibition galleries across five floors and a stunning 300-seat performance space.

Always figured you were a bit wasted in that accounting career of yours? They have drums, guitars, a mixing station, and a vocal booth for you to play around with. Time to summon that inner rock star!

You can learn all about Canada's musical icons, see all sorts of weird and wonderful instruments, and there are changing temporary exhibitions throughout the year.

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What's included
Admission to Studio Bell
Guided tour (can be purchased onsite)
Extra activities
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Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre
850 4 St SE, AB T2G 0L8, Calgary
Key info
Live guide
Public guided tours are available at 14:00 and an additional tour at 11:00 on weekends on a first come, first served basis
Wheelchair accessible
Aug 10, 2019
Ticket purchase = SUPER EASY...quick, concise, detailed.
Studio Bell - a MUST SEE. Super cool, current, VERY accessible. Kids will LOVE IT for the whole day. Be sure to take in the live demos...the crowds LOVE it. I cannot say more on how awesome the museum is. It Engages you - kid or adult.
Jun 14, 2019
I needed way more time than the 2 hrs we were there!

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