From Hendrix’s Woodstock Strat to Kurt Cobain’s Jaguar, the EMP Museum houses some of the most iconic and rare vintage guitars in the world.

Jimi Hendrix's 1968 Fender "Woodstock" Stratocaster
Jimi later gave this guitar to drummer Mitch Mitchell in 1970. According to Mitchell, "I had given him a drum kit as a present some time before and I said to him 'I'll have that guitar before you break it up.' I do not think that he would, in fact, have broken this particular guitar. He said, as was his way, 'You got it' and he then gave me the guitar."

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