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Atlantic City, New Jersey: Tour the World's Largest Musical Instrument

The huge Boardwalk Hall organ has multiple staircases and over 33,000 pipes. You can climb into some of the biggest ones. Nicknamed, "The Sonic Mount Rushmore."

Boardwalk Hall

2301 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ
Boardwalk Hall. On the ocean between Boardwalk and Pacific Ave. just south of S. Mississippi Ave.
Two-hour tours, alternating Tuesdays each month, 10 AM (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Free, donations welcomed.
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World's Largest Pipe Organ

Atlantic City's Boardwalk Hall is home to the world's largest pipe organ with well over 33,000 pipes. According to The Guinness Book of World Records, it's the loudest organ stop in the world and its "ear-splitting volume" is "six times louder than the loudest locomotive whistle"!

You can take an awesome guided tour where they allow you to climb in and out of the chambers -- and if you are lucky, play a few notes!

[Jessica, 05/17/2009]

The tours are conducted by the Atlantic City Convention Hall Organ Society (

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