Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Nashville

4.5
#1 of 204 in Museums in Tennessee
Established in 1961 to preserve the history and traditions of country music, Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum features rotating exhibits and frequent live performances by some of the genre's top artists. The museum holds a collection of video clips and recorded music, put together to illustrate the story of country music as it evolved over the years. Just seeing the exterior of the keyboard-shaped building in the heart of the city may rank high on your itinerary, but don't miss a chance to spend a little time exploring the museum's oral history exhibits, containing over 600 interviews with songwriters, producers, and performers. The museum also features an on-site gift shop and restaurant. Arrange your visit to Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and discover more family-friendly attractions in Nashville using our Nashville trip itinerary site .
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  • The physical space of this building is very neat yet seemed hard to navigate or have a sense of direction or flow from one area or exhibit to the next. Was hard to tell if you were seeing everything o...  more »
  • Two levels of info that take one through late 1800’s until current. Tons of great videos and audios to accompany artifacts and photos. Excellent all around. Plan at least 2 hours and more of truly a c...  more »
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  • Very well-put together museum to honor country music history. They did a great job taking you on the journey from Humble beginnings to the rise in the 90s to the changes more currently. There were a lot of older folks I didn’t even recognize but a fair share of more mainstream country music artists from the past 20 years as well as up and coming stars as well. Check it out!
  • Have to admit my expectations were much higher. It is great if you are into the stage costumes and can take the time for all the video presentations. There was one video presentation on the host that was absolutely outstanding. Unfortunately you can not get a copy due to multiple copyrights. The audio tour was fairly limited and not really worth the cost.
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