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Civic Musical Road

3187 West Avenue G, Lancaster, CA 93536
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Unique Travel Treat

A little startling the first time because I wasn't expecting it. I had a CD playing and thot the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Craig M
A fun surprise!

Our friends who live in Lancaster insisted that they take us on the Musical Road. We had no idea... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cathy B
Livingston, Texas
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“left lane” (16 reviews)
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3187 West Avenue G, Lancaster, CA 93536
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A little startling the first time because I wasn't expecting it. I had a CD playing and thot the unfamiliar sound was something wrong with my car. After I recognized I was hearing a melody, I turned my music off, turned around and went over...More

Thank Craig M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our friends who live in Lancaster insisted that they take us on the Musical Road. We had no idea what to expect. What a kick! It's kind of in the middle of nowhere and it's just the left lane of a two-lane road. You have...More

Thank Cathy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you very carefully drive at exactly 5 miles an hour. With the window down. You will actually hear the music of the wind caused by your cars wake. Its really neat and extremely clever!

Thank David L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its such a different experience.I really enjoyed it here. Everyone should try it out. Plus you go in the opposite lane.

Thank Adam G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Try to do it if you are in the area. It is left over from a car commercial in the 90's. Plays a classical song but you MUST be driving exactly 50 miles per hour. It is in the far left lane so you need...More

1  Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 30 May 2017

This road is a unique and fun place to visit. Music is played when you drive over the notches in the road (best at 50 MPH) that creates man-made road noise to the Lone Ranger theme song tune.

Thank MrandMrsB0411
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Well worth the time for a side trip if you're in Lancaster. We drove the road twice at two different speeds, could definitely hear music. This was good pure fun!

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

On our way home from the poppy preserve, we decided to find musical road. If coming from the preserve you will have to do a u turn. The signage for musical road is only on one side so the first drive by we missed it....More

Thank Tucuxii
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Our family really enjoyed driving down this short stretch of road multiple times. We experimented with slow, faster, windows down, windows up, etc. it was a lot of fun. The kids didn't recognize the tune and I believe the road is worn down causing the...More

Thank happywanderwoman
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We were in Lancaster and staying at the Best Western. Since its just a five minute drive (two freeway exits north) to get to the road that has the Musical Road on it, we loved driving it again. Its fun to do.

Thank mini
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4 April 2017|
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Response from Agueda T | Reviewed this property |
No, The musical road is one lane going west. There are posted signs to direct you of the up coming lane.
22 January 2017|
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Response from enbunny007 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Will, I drove over the road several times with my SUV at the recommended speed and its lots of fun! Also, you can hear the melody (numerous times over and over again) from the adjacent park, when other cars drive over... More
Carol L
10 June 2016|
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Response from jb34756 | Reviewed this property |
On a small stretch of a long road in Lancaster, there a section that has grooves on the road like the ones you see that are designed to alert you or startle you to a stop sign approaching. In this case, the grooves make a... More