Guitars from the Scott Chinery Collection

November 1, 1996 – October 24, 1997

National Museum of American History
14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC

3rd Floor, West Wing, Hall of Musical Instruments Concert Hall Floor Plan

Trace the history of the guitar and the people involved -- the manufacturers, players, makers, and inventors -- through 30 vintage guitars built between 1852 and 1980.