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Subject :

“Wild and Wacky Musical Patents” at Fullerton Museum
Contact :Fullerton Museum Center    (714) 738-6545
Fullerton City Manager’s Office    (714) 738-6317
Fullerton, Ca – "Wild and Wacky Musical Patents" is the theme of the next program at the Fullerton Museum, Thursday, March 7 at 7:00 pm.

Hosted by Richard Smith, curator of the Fullerton Museum Center, some of the more nostalgic musical instruments to grace a concert stage will be introduced, including early guitars from Vivi-Tone, Electro String and National/Dobro. Leo Fender, Fullerton hometown hero, had a few clunkers as well which will be discussed.

“Wild and Wacky Musical Patents” is free with a Museum Admissions. The award-winning Fullerton Museum Center, named the “Outstanding Arts Organization” by Arts Orange County, is located at 301 N. Pomona, east of Harbor, in downtown Fullerton.  Museum hours are noon-4 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and noon – 8 p.m. Thursday. 

Admission is $4 for adults, $3 for students with student identification and senior citizens 65 and older, $1 for children 6 to 12, and free to children under 5 and to members of the Fullerton Museum Center.  Admission is $1 for all visitors from 4-8 p.m. the first Thursday of each month. 

Further information about the exhibit may be obtained by calling the Fullerton Museum Center at (714) 738-6545. 

Persons requiring special accommodations to view the exhibit are asked to notify the museum staff prior to coming to the Fullerton Museum Center.