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Behind-the-Glass Tours

Explore the hits of NMC's collection and dive deeper into Canada's music story.

About the Tours

Go "behind-the-glass" of the National Music Centre's exhibitions, dive deeper into specific artifacts, and see the collection come to life with a musically trained tour guide.

These interactive tours are offered on Saturdays and Sundays at 11:00 am and 2:00 pm.*

Tours are 45 minutes in length and recommended for those ages 12 and up. Spots are limited, and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Behind-the-Glass Tours are $10 for adults, $7 for students/seniors, $5 for youth (4-12), and free for NMC Members and kids 3 and under.

You can purchase your tickets online in advance or in-person from the ticket desk, located inside the main entrance of Studio Bell. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your tour.

*Tour dates and times are subject to availability.

Tour Tickets

Youth (4-12)$5
Kids 3 and underFree
NMC MembersFree**

Studio Bell admission is required in addition to purchasing a Behind-the-Glass Tour.

*Prices above do not include GST.

**NMC Members can visit the front desk to receive their free tour ticket.

Purchase General Admission and Book a Behind-the-Glass Tour

Book a tour by purchasing general admission below, and then selecting a Behind-the-Glass Tour add-on during the checkout process — only available on Saturdays and Sundays.