Rock History Comes to Life at The Met Museum Exhibit in New York

April 12, 2019 - 4:53 pm

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City is bringing rock and roll history to life in a new exhibit.

The museum’s newest exhibit, “Play It Loud: Instruments of Rock & Roll,” features iconic instruments in music history.

Museumgoers can get up close and personal with roughly 130 famed instruments and costumes.

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Some pieces include Jimi Hendrix’s Flying V guitar, along with John Lennon’s 12-string, and Keith Richards' custom Les Paul.

The instruments were donated from various institutions, private collectors and the musicians themselves.

The exhibit was organized in collaboration with the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and will be open from April 8 to October 1.