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Blues Hall of Fame Museum

421 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-4464
+1 901-527-2583
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Blues Hall of Fame Museum visitors will enjoy 10 individualized galleries with interactive touchscreen displays along with three master databases where they can hear the music, watch videos, and read the stories of each of our inductees. In addition, each gallery houses one-of-a-kind memorabilia. Our upstairs Legendary Rhythm and Blues Cruise Gallery is currently hosting the exhibit: Mike Kappus and The Rosebud Agency: 45+ Years Sharing the Music. This exhibit features rare memorabilia including tour jackets, promotional items, posters, photos, a selection of tour passes, GRAMMY® nominated and winning CD projects, and many other unique items culled from Kappus' 45+ years as a promoter, agent, manager, talent buyer and GRAMMY® winning producer. The museum was built through the generosity and support of Blues fans so that it would serve all four components of The Blues Foundation's mission: preserving history, celebrating excellence, supporting education, and ensuring the future of the music.
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  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
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421 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-4464
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"interactive displays"
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"listening stations"
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"favorite artists"
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"cool stuff"
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"wonderful music"
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"trip down memory lane"
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"music playing"
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"worth a stop"
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"music lovers"
in 4 reviews
"an absolute"
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"small place"
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"front door"
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"lorraine hotel"
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"beale st"
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"bb king"
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"two hours"
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"great place to visit"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We were there for a social function. The museum was ok and the temperature was unbearable. The heat inside made the function miserable.

Thank TheSuze12
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Self-guided tour, opportunity to read and hear Blues Artists from early years to present. Reasonable entrance fee. Across from Civil Rights Museum and near highly recommended by the locals Central BBQ.

Thank paulasX4625SU
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is another very short museum but the exhibits are very good and interactive displays functional.

Thank Veljko S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love museums. Looking at the gold records, listening to music, and seeing who was in the Hall of Fame was really fun.

Thank Chick L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Right across the street from the National Civil Rights Museum you may be tempted to try and do both of these attractions on the same day but I would advise against it, there is just too much to take in in one day. This museum...More

Thank Ziplocked
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

This could be very good and there are some interesting exhibits. The ability to play tracks from various artists a strong plus. However it is poor because there is messy chronology, little explanation of different Blues genres and basically you leave with a shrug, or...More

Thank MarkDerbyshire
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

This museum has all the costumes they wore, Jerry Lee's car, music you can listen to and a great gift shop. I would hardly recommend this tour. Itw well worth the money

Thank Pat w
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

Excellent tour guide very thorough with history and very passionate of the studio thoroughly enjoyable good tour

Thank LeslieC C
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

My husband and I could have stayed all day just listening to the wonderful music of the singers past and present. The exhibits that showed their instruments, albums, awards made this museum all the more interesting to us. Well worth time time.

Thank Nancy W
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

I went on a Monday afternoon in late March. I found a parking meter directly across the street from the front door. I was greeted by a friendly gentleman as I entered. The museum is much more interactive than I expected. The exhibits were well...More

Thank Kevin R
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lindafromNJ
9 April 2018|
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Response from Kevin R | Reviewed this property |
I went through in about an hour
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Gwen S
13 July 2017|
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Response from jimcorleydiscjockey | Reviewed this property |
$10. Kids were free.
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MargieBGH
29 November 2015|
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Response from luciab23 | Reviewed this property |
10am to 7pm, you would need about 2 hours minimum here. Enjoy your visit.
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