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The American Banjo Museum is a nonprofit museum dedicated to the preservation of the heritage and music of known American instrument, the banjo. It was originally located in Guthrie, Oklahoma. The museum was founded in the year 1998 by a Midwest City attorney, Brady Hunt and Indiana industrialist, Jack Canine under its previous name, The National Four-String Banjo Hall of Fame Museum.* The museum is located in Oklahoma City in the Bricktown entertainment district. The museum contains more than 300 instruments, the largest on public display in the whole world.* Some of the exhibits are replicas of primitive banjos developed by African slaves in the Old South, Minstrel Age instruments from 19th century, post WWII instruments used in bluegrass, folk and world music, and a collection of ornately decorated banjos made in America during the Jazz Age.

The second floor is home to the museum?s collection of four-string banjos from the Jazz Era.* These magnificent instruments are in great condition, with ornate designs and tonal sound qualities.* Each banjo in this collection is a work of art, illustrating the ingenuity, craftsmanship and dedication of the artisans who created these masterpieces nearly a century ago.
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