Country Music Hall of Fame (Tips on Discounts)

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. 

 

 


HOW MUCH DO TICKETS COST FOR THE COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM?

Adult admission is between $25 and $40, depending on which ticket package you purchase.

Tip: If you want to purchase a tourist attraction discount pass that will give you a bulk discount on multiple attractions, then keep in mind that the Nashville Sightseeing Pass, the Sweet Magnolia Pass, and the Music City Total Access Pass include free general admission entry to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.

 

This photo of Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum is courtesy of TripAdvisor
 


General Admission Pricing

  • $25.95 for Adults
  • $15.95 for Youth 6-12
  • Free for Children Under 5
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Museum Admission with 650 AM WSM’s Bill Cody Audio Guide

  • $27.95 for Adults
  • $18.95 for Youth
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Museum Admission with RCA Studio B Tour

  • $40.95 for Adults
  • $30.95 for Youth
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Museum Admission with Hatch Show Print Tour

  • $40.95 for Adults
  • $28.95 for Youth
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DISCOUNT COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAM AND MUSEUM TICKETS

There are a few 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.

 

 

  • $23.95 for Seniors 60+
  • $22.95 for Military ID holders
  • $15.00 ticket prices if you arrive at the museum between 4:00 and 5:00 pm – the final open hour of each day.
  • Trusted Tours offers a $2 discount with the promo code NVMUSIC.
  • Save 12% if you’re a member of AAA.
  • Entrance is free for museum members.
  • 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.
  • Local students (within the counties Cheatham, Davidson, Robertson, Rutherford, Sumner, Williamson, and Wilson) can show proof of residence and get free admission during fall break time, September 30 – October 15

 


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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 in 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.

 


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EXHIBITS

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.

 

 


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.

 


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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.

 


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