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Martin Guitars

510 Sycamore St, Nazareth, PA 18064-1046
+1 800-633-2060
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MUST SEE FOR EVERY GUITAR ENTHOUSIAST

One can get a good look and feel of what it take to build a guitar. Hundreds of craftsman and woman... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Diamond-Guitars
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Fascinating!

Wow! I was blown away by the most fascinating tour of Martin Guitar. Really interesting to learn... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Liisa and Dave B
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Adelaide, Australia
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Whether making guitars for god (Eric Clapton) or mortals, Martin Guitar does all 300 steps by hand.
  • Excellent91%
  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“factory tour” (78 reviews)
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510 Sycamore St, Nazareth, PA 18064-1046
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+1 800-633-2060
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Reviewed 3 days ago

One can get a good look and feel of what it take to build a guitar. Hundreds of craftsman and woman build some of the worlds guitars here. One learns about the history of the guitar and the Martin family and their journey from Germany...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! I was blown away by the most fascinating tour of Martin Guitar. Really interesting to learn how the guitars are made and the different quality of woods used.I would go back again and again. Highly recommend this place even if you're not a muso.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have toured the guitar factories of five guitar companies, and the Martin tour is a must for acoustic guitar aficionados. This was my first time taking the tour in this building, and I can see how the business has grown and improved. The guides...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent, free tour of the Martin Guitar facility. We were impressed with the craftsmanship and the attention to detail its employees exhibit in making each guitar. We also noted that even though tour groups are constantly streaming through past their work areas, the employees seemed...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome, in-depth tour. Very friendly staff. Stopped here on a quick trip and was not disappointed. Very detailed tour of the factory. Loved the fact they gave you headsets so you could hear the host. This let you hear the presentation without crowding around the...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

500 workers turning out 180 guitars a day -an impressive operation with a thousand guitars in different stages of completion. Tour is free and wait is short. They started tours early on the July day we were there with about 10 people per tour. Museum...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

The history of Martin guitar museum, tour and guitar test sound booth was awesome.You get to see every aspect of how a guitar is made, tuned and then you can go into sound room and try one out! The museum is full of Martin history...More

Thank Cheryl O
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Reviewed 7 July 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed this tour! Our guide was a recent Martin retiree with many, many years of experience and he could answer any questions we asked. The museum there is jam-packed with Martin memorabilia and could fill two museum areas that size. My favorite thing?...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Rockin' cool.Free guided tour...very informative.The museum is a must for any fan of music. Wood chips were flying everywhere.

Thank Robert N
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Reviewed 29 June 2018

I have wanted to visit the Martin factory for many years and was finally in the area with time to stop. The tour guide did a great job of explaining the process, history, and innovations. A must see for guitar players, especially Martin owners (or...More

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micheleanddonald
19 July 2017|
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Response from Kelly L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, kids are allowed! We took our 6 yr old daughter, 4 yr old son and, 10 month old son and everyone did good- our daughter was alittle tired of walking at the end so you might want to bring a stroller(which will fit... More
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amyew
10 August 2016|
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Response from 136dianew | Reviewed this property |
The Martin Guitar Tour section of the Visit PA website states that the facility is ADA Compliant. As I recall, most of the aisles would accommodate wheelchairs. It was evident that a lot of planning went into this beautiful... More
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JeffGNJ
23 March 2016|
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Response from Ms. Elizabeth C | Reviewed this property |
No, they tell you that on the tour. You have to buy through a dealer. In fact, when we went, every, yes every guitar in production had already been sold. And they DO NOT sell seconds. If they have one that does not meet... More
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