Experiment with the science of sound as you roam this fully-accessible trail, adjacent to Gateway Park. Discover how beautifully tuned instruments can pair with familiar materials to create a unique soundscape—perfect for inspiring creativity in musicians of all ages and abilities.
Try a Tongue Drum
Experiment with Sound
Create Unique Music
Learning through play
Exploring musical instruments like those in Sound Garden is a wonderful way to help young children develop fine and gross motor skills—grasping a mallet to make a pleasing note promotes strong hand-eye coordination and tactile proficiency. Aspiring and expert musicians alike are invited to experiment with rhythm, resonance, and the relationships of sounds as they explore instruments from around the globe.