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Cities and Sounds, Cleveland

Cities and Sounds - Cleveland, Ohio
Cities and Sounds
1100 Rock and Roll Boulevard, Cleveland, OH 44114Map
+1 216 781 7625
Neighborhood: Downtown
Overview

The permanent exhibit Cities and Sounds is a sweeping look at the history of rock in various cities.

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Cities and Sounds General Information
  • Type: Arts & Museums
  • Nearest Train: North Coast
  • Venue Description:
    When Cleveland disc jockey Alan Freed coined the phrase “rock and roll,” he was laying the foundation for a cultural phenomenon and, incidentally, this museum. In 1986, three years after the creation of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation, Cleveland became the home of the dramatic glass and steel pyramid called the Rock Hall, designed by the architect I. M. Pei. With an impressive multimedia permanent collection and continually changing temporary exhibitions, visitors can enjoy listening to songs, watching films, and looking at rock memorabilia ranging from a Cub Scout shirt worn by Jim Morrison to Madonna's bustier.
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