A look inside the new Grammy Museum

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The Grammy Museum, opening Saturday in Los Angeles, is more than just a glorified Hard Rock Cafe-style collection of music memorabilia. The $34 million facility boasts three floors of exhibit space filled with artifacts, sound stations and interactive, video-driven elements that invite deep exploration of how music is created, recorded and consumed.

Here's a look inside the place ...

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Tim Leiweke, CEO of AEG (left), and Neil Portnow, president/CEO of The Recording Academy, stroll out of the Grammy Museum yesterday in Los Angeles. (Ric Francis/AP)

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Visitors check out an exhibit at the Grammy Museum yesterday in Los Angeles. (Photos by Ric Francis/AP)

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Miles Davis' trumpet, circa 1960s, is displayed at the Grammy Museum.

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Erica Carter, 32 (left), and Mar Fujimoto, 29, view "The Crossroads Table," an interactive exhibit that draws attention to 160 genres of music and how they relate to one another, at the Grammy Museum.

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This page contains a single entry by Thomas Conner published on December 3, 2008 2:06 PM.

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