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Civic Musical Road

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Address: 3187 West Avenue G, Lancaster, CA 93536

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Loved the musical road!

Imagine a carload of 12 yr old girls and complete silence as we drove through the road 4 times. They absolutely loved it! All the talking afterwards said it all. I highly... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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San Diego, CA
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San Diego, CA
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72 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Imagine a carload of 12 yr old girls and complete silence as we drove through the road 4 times. They absolutely loved it! All the talking afterwards said it all. I highly recommend it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

AMAZING! Have you ever driven down a road that played music by the grooves in the road? This was an amazing, singular experience.

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Lancaster, California
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is so much fun. Drive down this stretch of road with your windows down to hear the opening volleys of the William Tell Overture!

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Thank Carol J
Lancaster, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

just outside of Lancaster on the way to Fox Airfield or Apollo Park is this whimsical stretch of road playing the William Tell Overture through your vehicle's tires. Watch for the signs, stay to the left & enjoy this FREE treat provided by the city of Lancaster, Calif.

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Lancaster, California
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Originally built on Ave K between 70 and 60th st west for a Honda Civic commercial, the song drove the neighbors crazy and the city of Lancaster moved it to its current location on ave. G by popular demand. It is the William Tell overture AKA the Lone Ranger theme song. It sounds best if you can take it at... More 

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Los Angeles
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

You drive over a small patch (left lane) road and you hear a lovely melody...can't make it out...but its way cool!!! The road has grooves/indentations on it, you can't miss it, there's a sign and the road itself is older/lighter in color than the lanes to the right of it.

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Thank enbunny007
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

It's nice to hear the music. When somebody invited me I thought it was a joke! But it was for real! Good experience!

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Thank Andrés G
Southern California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

I live in the area & we drive the musical road at least once a week. It's amazing and very rare. It's a must if you're ever in the Antelope Valley.

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Thank DLK881
Lancaster, California
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

There are a few musical roads through out the world. One of them is here in the Antelope Valley. Short span of road Try different speeds to hear the musical tune. 55 mph - 60 mph is ideal to hear the tune. We gone around a couple of time just because it is fun and unusual.

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Fallbrook, California
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24 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We have driven the Musical Road a few times. It was on the way to a restaurant we were headed to, so we opted to hear the road again. We have tried it at various speeds and it is fun. The kids will like it.

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