This post covers how to get tickets to the Country Music Hall of Fame, including tips on discounts, exhibits, restaurants, and how to plan your visit.
Adult admission is between $25 and $40, depending on which ticket package you purchase.
There are several different ways to get discounted tickets for the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.
If you’re considering purchasing a tourist pass, Country Music Hall of Fame entry is included with the Nashville Sightseeing Pass, the Music City Total Access Pass, and the Sweet Magnolia Nashville Pass.
If you are an active member of the military, you can use your ID to get a $3 discount on tickets to the Country Music Hall of Fame.
This may also be available for inactive members with an ID, and we recommend calling ahead of time to find out if you can take advantage of this deal.
Visitors over the age of 60 are eligible for a $2 discount on tickets.
Local students can show proof of residence and get free admission during fall break time, September 30 – October 15.
Eligible counties are Cheatham, Davidson, Robertson, Rutherford, Sumner, Williamson, and Wilson.
AAA offers its customers an extra 12% off ticket prices.
If you visit between the hours of 4 pm – 5 pm, you can enjoy a discounted ticket price of just $15.
Trusted Tours offers a $2 discount on Country Music Hall of Fame tickets when you use the promo code NVMUSIC.
Depending on when you check, they may also have an additional coupon code for 10% – 20% off or more.
Save $4.90/adult and $2.18/child when you purchase the Nashville Trolley Tour with Country Music Hall of Fame entry for $64.70 per adult and $35.57 per child.
If you’re living in the area and you plan to visit the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum multiple times each year, you might want to consider becoming a member to get free admission.
Local residents with a library card can access the museum for free by using the Community Counts Passport Program and checking out a passport from one of the Nashville library branches.
In this section, we have opening hours, busy times, how to get to the Country Music Hall of Fame, and other helpful information.
What to Expect
The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum is a self-guided museum so you can walk through at your own pace with or without an audio guide.
Information about the collected artifacts is posted on plaques throughout the exhibits.
Most people spend 1 – 2 hours in the museum itself. Budget more time if you decide to combine the museum with the RCA Studio B or Hatch Show Print tour.
The Country Music Hall of Fame is in the same block as the Omni Hotel and Hatch Show Print.
Use this Google link to get directions from your specific starting location.
The Country Music Hall of Fame is busiest on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays between 11:00 am and 2:00 pm.
You can skip the line by purchasing your tickets online and printing them at home.
You may check your coats and umbrellas. If you’ve been shopping before going to the museum, you may also check that.
However, carry on bags, suitcases, and large backpacks are not allowed.
The museum regularly has performances, workshops, and other programming in their theater. These special sessions are included with your admission.
Check the calendar to see if there will be any performances on the day you arrive.
In addition to the main self-guided museum, you can choose to bundle your tickets with RCA Studio B or Hatch Show Print shop guided tours.
Entrance to these extras is not included in general admission.
If you’re interested in Elvis’s favorite Nashville recording studio, you might want to pick RCA.
It is one of the most famous studios in the world. The tours of Studio B are guided.
Hatch Show Print is one of the oldest working letterpress shops in the country.
Take this tour to see how the type is designed and set and find out how the famous venue and show posters are made from start to finish.
As with most museums, food is not allowed in the exhibits. If you get hungry, however, there are 3 restaurants within the Country Music Hall of Fame building.