Tickets to National Museum of African American Music in Nashville
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Tickets to National Museum of African American Music in Nashville

4.8/5
Excellent
Based on 26 reviews
Free cancellation
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Do this because
  • Visit the only museum dedicated to preserving and celebrating the many music genres created, influenced, and inspired by African Americans
  • Check out the expertly-curated collections that share the story of the American soundtrack by integrating history and interactive technology to bring the musical heroes of the past into the present
  • Watch a film presentation for an overview of West and Central African cultures and the institution of slavery
  • Learn about the history and influence of the blues in the post-slavery period in the Deep South and Mississippi Delta
What to expect

The National Museum of African American Music is the premier global destination for music lovers of all generations that inspires, educates, and transforms your appreciation of American Music. NMAAM has acquired over 1,500 artifacts from groundbreaking artists who have topped the charts and significantly changed the trajectory of music. These artifacts speak to the many music genres created, influenced, and inspired by African Americans. Artifact examples include:

  • African instruments
  • Alicia Keys kimono
  • DJ Kool Herc designer Converse sneakers
  • Dorothy Dandridge gown
  • Keb’ Mo’ guitar
  • Kirk Whalum Saxophone with case covered with stamps from his many travels
  • Lisa Lopes (TLC) outfit
  • Paul Roberson “Emperor Jones” poster
  • Sammy Davis Jr. three-piece tweed suit
  • Teddy Pendergrass Three-Piece Suit, Framed Gold Record, and framed photos
  • Leopard-print dress from the collection of Whitney Houston
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What's included
  • check Self-guided tour
  • check Entrance fees
What's not included
  • x_not_included Parking
Where

510 Broadway, Nashville TN 37203

Meeting point:
National Museum of African American Music. Located at the intersection of 5th Avenue and Broadway in Downtown Nashville, TN.
What to remember
  • The local kiosk does not have a grab-and-go food option
  • The gift shop sells only water
  • The museum store features a variety of unique and custom gifts and collectibles
  • The National Museum of African American Music is an ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) compliant facility. Auxiliary aids and services necessary to ensure guests with disabilities can be provided
  • All service animals recognized by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are welcome. Emotional support animals are not permitted
  • Children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult
  • Luggage, carry-on bags, or oversized backpacks are not permitted in the museum. There will be storage available for guests who bring these items
  • The museum is open from 10:00am to 5:00pm (last entry 4:00pm) except for Sundays when it is open from 12:00pm to 5:00pm (last entry 4:00pm)
  • The Museum is open daily until the 30th of September
  • From October 1st the museum is closed on Mondays
  • On Christmas Eve the museum is open from 9:00am to 1:00pm
  • On New Year’s Eve the museum is open from 9:00am to 12:00pm
  • Please note that the first Wednesday of each month is free to all guests
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Provider
National Museum of African American Music
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

What people say about this experience

Excellent

4.8/5

Based on 26 reviews from verified customers

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  • Anonymous

    From United States of America - November 2023

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

    This is one of the greatest museums I've experienced (Mohammad Ali was pretty great too). I love the accuracy of the stories. I love also how it intro ...

  • Anonymous

    From United States of America - November 2023

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

    I have to admit, this museum is the cherry on top of my trip! It's absolutely "wow" and jam-packed with fascinating information. Plus, it's a blast! Y ...

  • Anonymous

    From United States of America - October 2023

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

    So informative and fun. Music is ever evolving and I am happy I got to experience this museum.

  • Anonymous

    From United States of America - October 2023

    Great

    Overall rated

    4/5

  • Anonymous

    From United States of America - October 2023

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

    The museum was awesome!! It's worth a visit..

  • Anonymous

    From United States of America - October 2023

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

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