The National Music Centre amplifies the love, sharing, and understanding of music.

134 11 Avenue SE
Calgary, AB T2G 0X5
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Public Tours
Sundays 1:30 pm
$10 Adults
$8 Students & Seniors

FREE first Thursday of the month at 6:00 pm

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NMC Out Loud Gala

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What if visiting a museum was as exciting as going to a music festival? That sense of excitement, discovering new artists, hearing new sounds and celebrating with friends, this is the approach NMC is taking to developing the exhibitions for our new building. Learn More

  • We're excited to reveal this sneak-peek video showing one floor of what our new exhibitions spaces will be like.

Learning at NMC

Learning at NMC is fun! Using music as an entry point, we encourage ongoing curiosity through exploration, expression, and dialogue.

Our Collection

There are over 2,000 artifacts in NMC’s collection, which represent the history of music technology and tell the story of music in Canada.

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There is an urgent need to preserve and celebrate our music history. If we don’t share these stories, who will?

Frequently Asked Questions

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  • Sep



    Touring the National Music Centre collection has something for everyone. Musicians will revel at the opportunity to play some of the rarest instruments in the world.


    $10 Adults, $8 Students & Seniors