The World’s Premier Collection of Vintage Antique Musical Instruments
On the campus of University of South Dakota, located at 14 East Clark Street, Vermillion, South Dakota, is the Nation Music Museum. Here you will find a wonderful historic collection of vintage musical instrument restoration including more than 14,500 American, European, and non-western antique musical instruments form all cultures and historic periods are the most inclusive anywhere in the world.
They include many of the earliest, best preserved and historic most important vintage musical instruments that have survived the passing of time.
Over the years a tremendous amount of time has gone into their musical instrument restoration work.
These old musical instruments have been completely restored and the process of restoring these wonderful antique musical instruments is not always an easy one.
Antique instrument restoration is an art requiring a great deal of time and a great deal of experience. Vintage musical instrument restoration is also not an inexpensive proposition costing thousands of dollars. However, the value to future generations is significant. Those people interested in seeing a collection of the world’s finest restored antique musical instruments can do so at the National Musial Museum.