Niagara Gazette

Tourism

July 11, 2008

TRAVEL: Plenty of buzz in Eden

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The kazoo is believed to be the only musical instrument to be invented and produced in the United States. Today, the Eden factory produces the only American-made metal version.



IF YOU GO

• WHAT: The Original Kazoo Co.

• WHERE: 8703 S. Main St., Eden

• HOURS: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday

• MORE INFORMATION: Call 992-3960 or visit edenkazoo.com

• TIPS:

1. Your best bet might be to go Wednesday-Friday if possible. On those days, crews make kazoos, so visitors can see the instruments being made on the original equipment. There’s also a make your own kazoo station available.

2. Groups of more than six people should call ahead to make an appointment for a guided tour.

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