Country Music Hall of Fame


Current Exhibits

John Prine: It Took Me Years to Get These Souvenirs

John Prine: It Took Me Years to Get These Souvenirs traces the singer's life from his early musical influences to his critically acclaimed career as a folk and country singer-songwriter with a knack for social commentary, free from judgment but full of poignancy, heartbreak and humor. John Prine was born…

Sing Me Back Home

The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum's core, permanent exhibit tells the story of country music from its pre-commercial roots in the nineteenth century through its vibrant life today. This exciting, multi-layered experience includes artifacts, photographs, original recordings, archival video, newly produced films, touchscreen interactive media, and beautifully rendered…

The Bakersfield Sound

The working-class city of Bakersfield, California, gave birth to an exciting, raw-edged style of country music that enjoyed tremendous popularity in the 1960s and continues to resonate with musicians and fans today. Buck Owens and Merle Haggard were the most successful exponents of the Bakersfield Sound, with its piercing electric…

Upcoming Exhibits

Miranda Lambert: Backstage Access

This exhibition will explore a year in the life of Grammy Award-winning superstar Miranda Lambert and  will include gowns, stage costumes, awards and much more from the reigning and four-time CMA and ACM Female Vocalist of the Year; Lambert's own Tweets will provide the narrative thread of this journey through…

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