Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre

Amplifying the love, sharing, and understanding of music.

Studio Bell:
850 4 Street SE
Calgary, AB T2G 1R1

NMC Office:
300—851 4 Street SE
Calgary, AB T2G 1P2
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Hours of Operation:
Wednesday to Sunday
10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Contact:
T 403.543.5115
info@studiobell.ca

EXPLORE THE EAST VILLAGE

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VISIT ROSSO COFFEE ROASTERS

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 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

Regular Hours

Wednesday to Sunday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

 

Holiday Hours

Studio Bell will be closed for the following holidays: New Years’ Day, Good Friday, Remembrance Day and Christmas Day.

Questions? Please contact us at info@studiobell.ca or call us at 403-543-5115.

 General Admission Rates

Admission Type
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 $11.00
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 for adult ticket price) 50%

 Getting Here

Location

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.

Transit

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.

Drive

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.

Questions? Please contact us at info@studiobell.ca or call us at 403-543-5115.

 

East Village Map of Studio Bell

Tours

NMC offers a variety of tours for private groups or the general public. Check back often for once-in-a-lifetime specialty tours as well.

Opportunities for artists

NMC nurtures music in Canada, offering performance opportunities, artist residencies, and professional development. We also offer private tours catered to artists' interests.

NMC's collection and exhibitions

Take a sneak peak in the heart of Studio Bell and explore the National Music Centre's collection and exhibitions.

Frequently asked questions

Got a question about visiting Studio Bell or about NMC's programs or exhibitions? We’ve got answers.