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House of Musical Traditions
7010 Westmoreland Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912, USA

PHONE: (301) 270-9090  

Business hours: 
11am - 7pm Tuesday through Saturday
11am - 5pm Sunday & Monday

See this page for information about in-store visits.

We have two email addresses to better serve you: for:
- checking availability on an item or rental instrument
- questions about an order you placed
- questions about an item for sale
- questions about a repair in progress
You may get a faster answer to these types of questions by calling us during business hours - but if you prefer email, our staff on site will respond as quickly as possible. for:
- general inquiries
- questions about selling/trading/consigning an item
- questions about our website
This email is usually responded to off-site, but we generally answer emails within 24 hours.
Also: the hmtmail address often gets blocked when trying to send messages to people with AOL, Verizon, Earthlink and Hotmail addresses. If you use one of those email providers, it's best to send your email to

NOTE: When sending us e-mail, please use a specific subject line. Messages without a specific subject, or with subjects like "Hello," "Hi," or "Question" may be overlooked as spam. 

For inquiries about private/group lessons or workshops with our School of Musical Traditions program:  (or call 240-690-1910)


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