Nashville: Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

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Nashville: Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

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Experience the riveting story of country music through interactive exhibits. View one-of-a-kind recordings, films, and instruments that tell the story of those who have helped shape country music.

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  • Explore the lyrics, instruments, and fashion that shaped this cultural art form
  • View the instruments that laid the groundwork for country music, including Mother Maybelle's guitar and Earl Scruggs' banjo
  • Move between photo archives, listening stations, and engaging films to discover country's past, present, and future
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Explore the riveting history of one of the most significant developments in 20th-century American music at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. After entering through the ornate Hall of Fame rotunda, styled after musical notations and the black keys of a piano, head into the museum’s core exhibition, Sing Me Back Home: A Journey Through Country Music. Immerse yourself in the history and sounds of country music, its origins and traditions, and the stories and voices of many of its honored architects. Explore an array of photographs, artifacts, text panels, recordings, and archival footage as you move through the museum’s collection. Don’t miss limited-engagement exhibitions, chronicling the thrilling period of country music in the 1970’s, or technologically-enhanced exhibitions focusing on contemporary trends in the genre. Stop by the Taylor Swift Education center to take part in instrument and songwriting programs on the weekends, or catch a panel discussion. The walkthrough of the museum concludes in the esteemed Hall of Fame Rotunda to view the artists' plaques who have earned Country Music's highest honor. Upgrade to the Hatch Experience to go behind the scenes at Hatch Show Print. Learn all about the history of this iconic letterpress poster shop. Listen to the presses run, and see 150 years worth of brilliantly colored posters printed for your favorite entertainers. Handle the tools of the trade to print your own keepsake poster!
  • Self-guided tour through museum galleries
  • Access to special museum programming, featuring opportunities to play an instrument, witness artist interviews, songwriting programs, and more
  • Entrance into the major exhibition, the Taylor Swift Education Center, the American Currents exhibit, and the Hatch Show Print Haley Gallery
  • Entrance into the Hall of Fame Rotunda
  • Hatch Experience (if option chosen)
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      Inside the Country Music Hall of Fame at the Guest Services desk, 222 5th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203, USA

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      4.7 /5

      based on 66 reviews

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      The Country Music Hall of Fame is an excellent museum. We attended on a Sunday and it was initially very crowded, but as the afternoon wore on the crowds dwindled and the experience was much, much better. If you are a true country music fan, you will love this experience and you should allow at least a few hours to take in everything.

      July 21, 2021

      Visiting the Hall of Fame was a lot more fun and interesting than I anticipated. Country music is not my go-to music genre but I had time to spend in Nashville so I'm open to a learning experience. The museum had been created in a most excellent way. Lots of memories (my dad liked country music when I was growing up). Well-worth the visit.

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      June 12, 2021

      We had two friends come from Southern California and this is one of the places they wanted to see and of course we take anyone who visits there. It was wonderful educating and even though I seem to go at least six times a year I always see something new and learn more. Four of us had a wonderful experience!

      October 18, 2019

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