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Willie Nelson and Friends Museum and General Store

2613A McGavock Pike, Nashville, TN 37214-1215
+1 615-885-1515
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Nostalgic & fun

We didn't get into the museum so just walked around the shop, lots of stuff we wanted to buy but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kaz H
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neat

I had been in here when I was a little kid, I totally forgot the museum was even there. We did get... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
redfj
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Louisville, Kentucky
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Thanks to our loyal customers we have continued growing over the past 36 years and now have the largest shop and museum in Nashville dedicated to not only Willie Nelson, but other pioneers of traditional country music as well. The Willie Nelson and Friends Museum contains one of the world's largest showcase displays featuring hundreds of personal items from Willie and his many friends. You'll see tributes to more than 30 other country music stars including Patsy Cline, Porter Wagoner, Dolly Parton, Faron Young, Mel Tillis, Webb Pierce, Marty Stuart, Connie Smith, Kenny Rogers, Dottie West, Ronnie Milsap, Jeannie Seely and many others. We're also Nashville's largest souvenir and gift shop. We offer "one-stop-shopping" for all of your Nashville and country music related souvenirs. Open 7 days a week 9:00 am until 9:00 pm.
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good33%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“nice store” (6 reviews)
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2613A McGavock Pike, Nashville, TN 37214-1215
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We didn't get into the museum so just walked around the shop, lots of stuff we wanted to buy but would have had to buy more luggage. Thanks for having us.More

1  Thank Kaz H
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Mark H, Owner at Willie Nelson and Friends Museum and General Store, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Kaz, Thanks very much for shopping with us. Glad you enjoyed it so much. Too bad you missed the museum, it's a "walk through country music history" that people really enjoy. But, that's a great reason to come back and see us again real...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had been in here when I was a little kid, I totally forgot the museum was even there. We did get a few things in the gift shop, and there was some neat stuff. Was mostly happy cause I got another smashed penny to...More

2  Thank redfj
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Reviewed 22 June 2018

Did not do museum but did check out store. Lots of neat soveniers. It is also right beside a bar that plays live music everyday starting at noon.More

1  Thank Karen W
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Mark H, Owner at Willie Nelson and Friends Museum and General Store, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Hello Karen, Thanks for stopping in and shopping with us. I'm sorry to hear you missed the museum. It's one of the best values in Nashville for those who love traditional country music. We feature not only Willie Nelson but over 30 of his musical...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

The last time we were in town, we visited the store without experiencing the museum - big mistake. This visit we included the museum and were glad we did. The large store is well laid out, with enough variety of unique souvenirs and local craft...More

4  Thank VillagerRick
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Mark H, Owner at Willie Nelson and Friends Museum and General Store, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Hello VillagerRick, Thanks very much for stopping in and visiting the store and museum. We really appreciate it. Thanks for recognizing the effort we put into making our store not only a friendly place to shop, but a place that's easy to navigate as well....More

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Reviewed 17 April 2018

Just down the road from the New Opry House and the Wyndham Resort. Museum has a number of items and lots of info about Willie and others. Some great photos, paintings and furniture. Museum is self guided and no time limits.

1  Thank David C
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Mark H, Owner at Willie Nelson and Friends Museum and General Store, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Hello David, Thanks for stopping in and visiting the museum. We're very glad you enjoyed it. Be sure and come back again as we are constantly updating the museum and gift shop. Also, thanks for taking the time to write a review.

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Mostly a gift shop, and most of the museum featured the "and Friends" part - not a whole lot of Willie Nelson.More

Thank Collin96
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Mark H, Owner at Willie Nelson and Friends Museum and General Store, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Hello Thanks for stopping in. And yes, our museum does highlight more than 30 other country music pioneers in addition to Willie Nelson. I'm very surprised you thought there was not a whole lot on Willie Nelson....because we have the largest display anywhere of his...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Best gift shop in Nashville. Nice selection. Staff was very nice. Very clean and organized store and the museum was really neat.More

Thank Amy12271977
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Mark H, Owner at Willie Nelson and Friends Museum and General Store, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Hello Amy, Thanks very much for stopping in to visit with us. I'm really glad you enjoyed your experience and we appreciate your feedback. You did a great job summarizing your thoughts in a clear and concise manner. Come back again soon and thanks for...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

looking for a souvenir? I guess you could buy it here but why?? You can get this stuff at the airport if you are needing a last minute thoughtless gift. I was surprised to see this place rated so high, I needed some souvenir t-shirts...More

Thank Christy G
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Mark H, Owner at Willie Nelson and Friends Museum and General Store, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Hello, Thanks for stopping in and visiting with us. It's always a pleasure to host such a bundle of joy on a mission to purchase last minute, thoughtless gifts before leaving town. I can only imagine the look of amazement on the faces of the...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018

but worth a stop if you are looking for Nashville souvenirs. Cooters is next door and between the two it is worth a quick stop.More

1  Thank amorace
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Mark H, Owner at Willie Nelson and Friends Museum and General Store, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Hello Amorace, Thanks for stopping in to visit. However, you seem to be confused about our business. Yes, we do have a very large souvenir and gift store as you mentioned. But, we also have an equally large Museum that you missed entirely. The museum...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Largest gift shop in Nashville. Something for everyone on your list! Souvenirs for Tennessee, Nashville, country music, and music lovers all under one roof! Some cool stuff for sure!More

Thank Debra L
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Mark H, Owner at Willie Nelson and Friends Museum and General Store, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Hello Debra, Thanks very much for stopping in and shopping with us. Your thoughts echo what are customers say year after year. We work very hard to offer the widest assortment of all things Nashville, Willie Nelson and country music related in a single location....More

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