The National Air And Space Museum and the National Museum of American History will be open today, March 5; all other Smithsonian Washington, D.C.-area museums and the National Zoo will be closed due to inclement weather. The Smithsonian museums in New York will be open today.

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The Guitar in American Popular Music

June 7, 1994 – March 2, 1995

Museum: American History Museum

Location: 2nd Floor, West Wing

This showcase exhibit focuses on the technology, design, and development of the electric guitar. It features 5-7 guitars, amplifiers, strings, capos as well as drawings and advertisements.