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Have you ever wondered how the Beatles wrote their songs?Do you want to know what recording in the early 20th century was like? Maybe you always had the intention to play the guitar, or did you forget the moves on that one song every time. If one of these things goes for you, also if it doesn’t, the British Music Experience is the place to be. At our museum there aren’t only facts, stories and objects about and from British artist in the 20th century. But also there is a massive amount of interactive features, such as the Gibson interactive Studio, Dance the Decadesand lots of other things. The museum is divided in eight categories: 1945 - 1962 1962 – 1966 1966 – 1970 1970 – 1976 1976 – 1985 1985 – 1993 1993 – Present The Future

All of these categories have their own room, artifacts, style and interactive features. Here is a short overview from all of them: 1945 – 1962: After WW II the British music really evolved becauseof foreign influences. Genres like Dixieland and certain jazz sounds became popular. 1962 – 1966: With the Beatles, the Rolling Stones and lots of other bands, British pop music went huge all around the world. 1966 – 1970: British Pop evolved even more during these years with in 1967; the summer of love 1970 – 1976: More and more the interest starts going towards extreme performances, eccentric outfits and more of that kind. 1976 – 1985: Becauseof the economical recession, the music started to get more down and angry, funk and electro jazz found their way in society. 1985 – 1993: Video, CDand other technology brought music to a whole new level. 1993 – Present: New artist started reviving the guitar based pop-songs form the 60s and 70s, also a rise in boy and girl bands developed, such as the Spice Girls The Future: Who will be a superstar? What will we listen to in 2020?How will the music industry develop in the coming years? All these rooms are of course fantastic but what really shows the essenceof the ‘Experience’ is ‘the Core’ : in these two rooms you can explore what people listened to since 1945, you can see what has happened in your own town concerning music, and you can learn a dance from the past 60 years. Theseare just a few examples, so come and check out the rest of our music museum experience! We’re open Monday to Sunday, from 11 am to 7.30 pm. Prices are: $10.00for adults

$6.00 for childs (up to 17 years old, kids younger than 5 go free) $5.00 for educational visits $8.00 for senior citizins, students above 18, and the unemployed Theseare all Smartickets. You can touch the ticket on Smarticket sensor points which are spread in the museum, and when you’re home again, you can register at the MyBME page on our website with the unique code on your Smarticket. Then you’ve got accessto all the content and media recordings you have collected in the museum by touching the sensor points. ‘Beeping is keeping!’

British Music Experience