National Music Museum
The National Music Museum is one of world's foremost institutions dedicated to the preservation and promotion of musical instruments. Located in the University of South Dakota-Vermillion's former library, the museum boasts a collection of 15,000 instruments and an extensive archives of music-related materials. The museum is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums and receives visitors and researchers from all 50 states and many countries. It also is the only institution in North American that offers a graduate degree in musical instruments.
Backstory and Context
"National Music Museum." Wikipedia. Accessed December 12, 2016. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Music_Museum.