A national treasure in downtown Oklahoma City,

The American Banjo Museum houses the largest collection of banjos on public display in the world with interpretive displays that present the history of the banjo from its humble African roots through its heyday during the Roaring 20′s to its present day voice in Bluegrass, Folk, Jazz and World Music.  As the nation’s only museum dedicated to America’s instrument, the American Banjo Museum seeks to preserve the banjo’s legacy and promote an appreciation of its history and heyday.


The American Museum—a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization—is dedicated to presenting every chapter of the banjo’s story in a way that is clear and compelling. If you have not visited the American Banjo Museum, it needs to be on your “to do” list. The American Banjo Museum’s mission is to preserve, promote and perform all things banjo.  Explore our website, then come to visit us and enjoy all that the American Banjo Museum has to offer!


The American Banjo Museum is a world class Facility located in “Bricktown”, the place to be when visiting Oklahoma City.  Visit Bricktown and enjoy some tunes at the American Banjo Museum, take a stroll along the mile-long Bricktown Canal, Enjoy dinner at one of many fine dinning restaurants or even take a cruise on a water taxi!.  More information about Bricktown is available online at welcometobricktown.com


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