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Selections from Making Music:
The Science of Musical Instruments

Selections from Making Music: The Science of Musical Instruments highlights select experiences from this classic Montshire exhibition and explores how musical instruments are created and played.

Investigate the relationship between key instrument design variations, the sounds produced, and hear stories of the people who make and play musical instruments.

You will find sections on string instruments, percussion, air instruments, and electronic instruments. Each section includes stories of the people who make and play these instruments, as well as opportunities to experiment with the ideas and science behind the instruments themselves.

Making Music inspires your creativity while you explore the science of musical instrument design.

Making Music: The Science of Musical Instruments exhibition was created by the exhibits and education staff of the Montshire Museum of Science.