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

134 11 Avenue SE
Calgary, AB T2G 0X5
403.543.5115 Map Directions More Information

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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Collection Tours

Learn the story behind some of the rarest instruments in the world. You may even get a chance to play some of them!

Opportunities For Artists

NMC nurtures music in Canada, offering performance opportunities, artist residencies, and professional development. We also offer private tours catered to artists’ interests.

NMC Programs

Whether it’s the National Jazz Summit, all-ages jams or programs catered to seniors, NMC is a place where all ages and stripes can discover the love, sharing and understanding of music.

Hands-on Activities

NMC has a number of activities that allow visitors to build, touch, play and explore creativity through music.

Frequently Asked Questions

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What's on

  • Sept



    600 guests will gather for a one-of-a-kind musical experience featuring amazing cuisine, interactive exhibitions and inspiring music, including a special performance by Juno and CCMA award-winning artist Johnny Reid.


    Tickets are $250 and include gourmet food stations, valet parking and entertainment, including a performance from Johnny Reid.

    Saturday September 20th
  • Sept



    For adventurous young DIY'ers who want to cruise the universe of strange sounds and bring home their very own homemade theremin: perfect for confusing your pets or composing your own theme song.

    10:00 am @ National Music Centre, 134 11 Ave. SE

    $25 per participant, pre-registration required

  • 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