Enjoy the sounds of yesteryear at the National Museum of American History in Washington, DC, the world's only museum to use its antique instruments in performances.

Posted by Fodor's Editors on March 28, 2012 at 1:00:00 AM EDT | Post a Comment

Searching for an authentic historical music experience? The National Museum of American History in Washington, DC is the only museum in the world with an active program of using its historical musical instruments for live performances; the Smithsonian Chamber Music Society holds regular concerts.

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