Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre
Amplifying the love, sharing, and understanding of music.
850 4 Street SE
Calgary, AB T2G 1R1
300—851 4 Street SE
Calgary, AB T2G 1P2
Hours of Operation:
Monday to Sunday
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Plan your visit
Explore five floors of exhibitions that tell the story of music in Canada, celebrate music icons at the Canadian Halls of Fame, rock out with our interactive instrument installations and sing along in our vocal booths!
Everyone is welcome to Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre. We want to ensure a safe and comfortable experience. The fourth north entrance is fully accessible and service dogs are welcome with proper identification.
An attended coat check is also available at the Visitor Services desk.
Hours of Operation
Studio Bell will be open 7 days a week from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm for the month of July! We will return to our regular hours starting in August.
Hours for July
Monday to Sunday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Hours Starting August 1
Wednesday to Sunday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Studio Bell will be closed for the following holidays: New Years’ Day, Good Friday, Remembrance Day and Christmas Day.
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General Admission Rates
Regular Group Rate (For groups of 10+) Adult $18.00 $13.50 (advance booking required) Seniors / Students $14.00 $13.50 Youth (3-12) $11.00 $13.50 Children (under 3) Free
*General admission includes payment processing fees, prices are subject to change and do not include GST
Special Group Discounts
In addition to the Group Rate, NMC offers the following admission programs:
Group Description Discount The Cultural Access Pass Program provides complimentary admission to new Canadian citizens within their first year of citizenship. New citizens can apply for the CAP online at www.icc-icc.ca and present their pass upon arrival at Studio Bell for free entry. 100% City of Calgary Fee Assistance (with Fee Assistance ID) 50%
Studio Bell is located in Calgary’s East Village at 850 4 Street SE, Calgary. We encourage you to walk, bike or take transit to visit Studio Bell and then explore the restaurants, pathways and parks of Calgary’s East Village!
Walk / Bike
We are less than a 10 minute walk from the Calgary Tower, the Calgary Stampede, and Calgary City Hall and we are located directly on Calgary’s bike path system.
Studio Bell is a short walk from the City Hall LRT Station. Exit the east end of the station platform and walk along 7 Avenue to 4 Street SE. Turn right onto 4 Street SE and walk south to Studio Bell. Walking time to Studio Bell from the station is approximately 10-15 minutes.
A bus stop is located at 9 Avenue and 4 Street SE that is served by buses #1 and #305 (weekday rush hour). For more transit information, please visit calgarytransit.com.
The City of Calgary Parking Authority has lots located at 363 9 Avenue SE, 724 4 Street SE, and street parking on 8 Avenue SE and throughout the East Village. Parking is available 24 hours per day, 7 days a week on a first come, first served basis.
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