Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

222 5th Ave. S.
Nashville, TN 37203- Map It
Phone: (615) 416-2001
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Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, 222 5th Ave. S., celebrates the origins and heritage of country music. Look closely as you approach the striking edifice and you'll spot a 1950s Cadillac fin (the arch on the structure's right side) and black piano keys (the tall, slim windows along the front). Once indoors, you'll discover film and audio clips, interactive displays and trivia games, glittery costumes worn by Carrie Underwood and Taylor Swift, and well-traveled instruments that bring history to life in the museum's permanent exhibits. Inside a replica tour bus you'll be able to record your own country track to send to friends and family. The Hall of Fame Rotunda features plaques honoring Country Music Hall of Fame members. Temporary exhibitions, performances and events, songwriting and instrument demonstrations, celebrity audio tours, bus tours to Music Row's Historic RCA Studio B and guided tours of legendary letterpress shop Hatch Show Print are available. Guided tours are available. Food is available.
Museum $24.95; $22.50 (ages 60+ and college students with ID); $21.50 (military with ID); $14.95 (ages 6-12); $13 (military youth ages 6-12). Celebrity audio tour, Studio B tour and Hatch Show Print tour fees vary; phone ahead. Parking: $6-$12 (nearby lots).
Hours: Museum open daily 9-5. Studio B tours depart daily 10:30-2:30. Hatch Show Print tours depart daily at 12:30, 2 and 3:30; phone ahead to confirm schedule. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas. Allow 1 hour, 30 minutes minimum.