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.
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HOW MUCH DO TICKETS COST?
Adult admission is between $25 and $40, depending on which ticket package you purchase.
General Admission Pricing
- $27.95 for Adults
- $17.95 for Youth 6-12
- Free for Children Under 5
Museum Admission with 650 AM WSM’s Bill Cody Audio Guide
- $32.95 for Adults
- $22.95 for Youth
Museum Admission with RCA Studio B Tour
- $45.95 for Adults
- $35.95 for Youth
Museum Admission with Hatch Show Print Tour
- $40.95 for Adults
- $30.00 for Youth
Experience it All w/ Museum, Hatch Show, and Studio B Tour
- $67.95 for Adults
- $52.95 for Youth
The Country Music Hall of Fame offers the opportunity for fans to meet some of the people who actually wrote popular country songs during their songwriter sessions.
These events are usually held on weekends, and they are included for free with all of their ticket options.
10 DISCOUNTS ON TICKETS FOR THE COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM
There are several different ways to get discounted tickets for the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.
1. Tourist Attraction Discount Passes
2. Groupon and Coupon Sites
Depending on when you check, they may also have an additional coupon code for 10% - 20% off or more.
3. Senior Discount
Visitors over the age of 60 are eligible for a $2 discount on tickets.
4. Student Discount
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.
5. AAA Discount
AAA offers its customers an extra 12% off ticket prices.
6. Purchase Through a Third Party
Trusted Tours offers a $2 discount on Country Music Hall of Fame tickets when you use the promo code NVMUSIC.
7. Military Discount
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.
8. Get a Combo Ticket
Save $4.90/per adult and $2.18/per 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.
9. Become a Museum Member
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.
10. Get Tickets at a Local Library
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.
PLAN YOUR VISIT TO THE COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME
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.
How to Get There
The Country Music Hall of Fame is on the same block as the Omni Hotel and Hatch Show Print.
Use this Google link to get directions from your specific starting location.
Tour Routes and Public Transportation
- The Old Town Trolley Tours route stops right by the museum at stop 2 on their route. The stop is under the Hatch Show Print sign.
- The free Music City Circuit buses from the Green Circuit stop by the museum.
Hours of Operation
- 9:00 am - 5:00 pm every day
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.
Can I check my coat or bag at the front desk?
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 its 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.
Should I Tour RCA Studio B or Hatch Show Print?
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.
RESTAURANTS AT THE COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME
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.