Every day, 11am - 4pm
In the Groove: A History of Record Players
Discover a musical past and delve into the history of record players.
The Museum of American Heritage will display unique artifacts in a new exhibit called In the Groove: A History of Record Players. The exhibit opens on March 23, 2018 and will run through August 19, 2018.
Learn about the history behind the phonographs, jukeboxes and turntables and explore how record players changed the landscape of music. Some of the topics covered in this exhibit include the different sizes of records, the social impact of bringing music into the home environment and organized crime in the jukebox industry.
The exhibit features a diverse collection of record players including Edison phonographs, a Seeburg jukebox, a Metzner turntable and an assortment of music boxes, and many more. Immerse yourself in the rich world of record players. Discover the era of a more personal musical experience by listening to a phonograph. Explore the evolution of record players, from the phonograph to the jukebox.
The Museum of American Heritage (MOAH) celebrates the rich history of technological innovation from 1750 to 1950. MOAH maintains a diverse collection of over 6,000 electrical and mechanical artifacts.
The Museum of American Heritage is located at 351 Homer Avenue in downtown Palo Alto, California. The museum is open Friday through Sunday, 11AM to 4PM. For more information, call 650.321.1004 or visit www.moah.org.
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