Voices from the Past Inspiring the Future

How'd We Get Here?

Curator Charlotte Pack

invites you to listen and explore the development of early music recording and record collecting.
The exhibition "How'd We Get Here?" provides the opportunity to

  • Connect Music with American History and Cultural Events 

  • Explore the Artifacts from Thomas Edison’s crank phonograph to the iPod

  • Be Inspired through the music and stories of the inventors and musicians who overcame their challenges to create the American Music Industry

  • Enjoy, a multi-generational, interactive fun outing

  • Rome through the vinyl records and gift shop 

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            Enjoy  An Old-Fashioned               Phonograph Party

  Enjoy the rare chance to hear the phonograph played, explore the American music exhibition of  music recording, record collecting and popular music "How'd We Get Here?" 































Also Open
   Saturday, October 5,  Friday 18th & Saturday 19th of October from 10 am - 4 pm.
Saturday, November 2
& Saturday, December 7
from 10 am - 4 pm.

Check Plan Your Visit  for other local events
to enjoy during these weekends.


Question & Answer Day September 21, 2019
 Bring Your Phonograph or a picture of it to Music Makers Museum Saturday, September 21st from
10:00 am to 4:00 pm. The Phonograph Man Rodney Pack will be available to answer your questions, such as the phonograph date, model number, estimated value, how often to change your needles and other questions.

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Music Makers Museum LLC

Tel: 937-763-1864

Email: musicmakersmuseum


11885 U.S. Highway 50
Hillsboro, Ohio 45133

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