Blues Hall of Fame in Memphis, TN. Photo by Lisa Mac.Blues Hall of Fame in Memphis, Tennessee. Photo by Lisa Mac.Exterior of Blues Hall of Fame in Downtown Memphis. Photo by Lisa Mac.Interior of Blues Hall of Fame in Memphis, TN. Photo by Lisa Mac.

Blues Hall of Fame

421 S. Main St.
Blues Foundation
Memphis, TN 38103
About the Property

The Blues Hall of Fame Museum is located in Memphis, Tennessee. Started in 1980 by the Blues Foundation, the hall of fame recognizes those who have performed, recorded and significantly contributed to blues music.  

The Blues Hall of Fame Museum, opened in 2015, displays instruments, stage costumes, art work,and artifacts. Read stories and see memorabilia from famous blues artists like B.B. King, W.C. Handy, Robert Johnson, Dr. John, Bobby Rush and many more. There's also an interactive database where visitors can access biographies, photos, videos, hundreds of songs and album covers related to specific artists.

Admission is $10 for adults and $8 for students (age 13-18, or with college ID). Children 12 and under are free with an adult admission. Plan for 1-2 hours for the complete and interactive tour. 

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  • Area
    • Downtown
  • Facility Amenities
    • Handicapped Accessible
    • Tours Available
  • General Information
    • Hours of Operation: Mon. - Sat. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sun. 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Group Information
    • Group Rates Available
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