W.C. Handy Home and Museum

620 W. College St.
Florence, AL 35630- Map It
Phone: (256) 760-6434

AAA Editor Notes

W.C. Handy Home and Museum, 620 W. College St. at jct. Marengo St., is the birthplace of composer and musician William C. Handy. Known as &#8220;Father of the Blues,&#8221; Handy was born in the log cabin Nov. 16, 1873. The house contains his piano, trumpet, memorabilia and tributes from renowned people.</br>Guided tours are available. </br>
$2; 50c (students with ID).
Hours: Tues.-Sat. 10-4. Closed major holidays. Allow 30 minutes minimum.