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Blues Hall of Fame Museum

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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...more
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421 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-4464
+1 901-527-2583
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were just came from saint Louis and also visited the National Blues museum there. We saw this museum when we were at the area of Lorraine Motel. The museum here is smaller but quite informative also with audio and video, neat display with all...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Solodam J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are really into the "blues" then this small museum and "hall of fame" will be for you. Self guided exhibits with interesting audio-visual displays and memorabilia will fascinate the aficionado, but others will find it less than rewarding. Surprisingly, there is not even...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ronesq
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I give this a five star rating because I like the blues there's a lot to see so it may feel overwhelming there were a lot of artists in there I never heard of the displays are neat & hey have histories of the blues...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rjarmusik2001
Reviewed 14 December 2018

Frankly, our expectations for the museum were not that high. We mostly stopped in to see if our names were inscribed on the donors' wall as we had pledged a fair amount to ensure that the Museum actually found a home. And it's found a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Philip C
Reviewed 12 December 2018

This was my favorite of all the great museums in Memphis. It had display cases with user activated soundtracks for the featured artists. The display included instruments, signature hats & shoes, photos, and excerpts from hit songs. I had a hard time leaving this museum...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 816jeanettemb
Reviewed 11 November 2018

This place is okay but it's more a less a place to hear different tracts of music. This isn't really a museum.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LISA C
Reviewed 4 November 2018

I'm not a huge Blues fan so felt like this museum was a little wasted on me! Lots of exhibits and memorabilia, and I loved how modern this was with great use of technology. The music was great but not really set up for people...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Amy P
Reviewed 30 October 2018

It is worthwhile going of you are a Blues fan and want to learn more. However, the information is rather limited, and the exhibits can be jammed if there are more than a few people attending.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GeorgeFMarkhamON
Reviewed 30 October 2018

The day we went, the electronic system was down. However, there was still much memorabilia and information to take in. Service was not the best as my husband wanted to buy a poster and we actually left and came back due to poor service.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Michelle P
Reviewed 23 October 2018

If you enjoy blues music make this a must do. Amazing history and very well presented. Do not miss if in Memphis.

Date of experience: October 2018
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TheBluesFoundation, Manager at Blues Hall of Fame Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

We're so glad to hear you enjoyed your visit! Thanks for your support.

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