Accessibility

The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum strives to provide all visitors with an enjoyable experience by offering services to assist with various needs and abilities.  In addition, our facility is equipped with various features and amenities that we hope will create a welcoming environment for all our guests.  If you have questions or would like to receive additional information regarding the accessibility of our facility and resources, please contact us.

All programs and services are included with admission to the museum unless stated otherwise.

The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum received a "WOW" rating for accessibility from the Nashville Convention and Visitors Bureau in 2004.  This rating was based on evaluations of area businesses, the results of which are located at the Access Nashville Web site.

Mobility Impairments

An entrance access ramp is located on the Fifth Avenue side of the building; Inside, the Museum is equipped with elevator service at all levels. Ramps are in place for wheelchair accessibility.

Historic RCA Studio B tours are also wheelchair accessible. Tours depart daily from the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum. A ramp is located for entry at Studio B, and accessible restrooms are located on site.

Courtesy Wheelchairs

A limited number of courtesy  wheelchairs are available for our visitors while they are touring the Museum. Wheelchairs can be checked out at the guest services desk. Ask a guest relations specialist if you require a wheelchair.  Courtesy wheelchairs are offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

Accessible Seating

The Ford Theater and CMA Theater both have designated wheelchair accessibility areas. These areas are on a first-come, first-served basis.

Accessible Restrooms

Wheelchair accessible restrooms are available on all floors of the Museum, with accessible water fountains located by each.

Visual Impairments

Large Print Guides

Large Print Guides of the Museum tour are available at the guest services desk. If you require a Large Print Guide, ask a guest relations specialist.

Descriptive Tours

Many exhibits have sound stations where visitors can experience the various styles of country music, hear recorded interviews with artists, or listen to related broadcast programs, such as the Grand Ole Opry. Upon request, guided tours are available for visitors who are blind or have visual impairments.

If you require a guided tour, please contact us at online or (615) 416-2001 to reserve a tour guide two weeks prior
to your visit.

Auditory Impairments

Assistive Listening Devices

Our Audio Tour is a great enhancement to the Museum tour, and is T-coil compatible. Headsets are available upon request with the standard audio wand rental.

Sign Language Interpretation

Sign Language Interpreters are available for most of our Museum programs upon request. If you require sign language interpretation, please contact us at online or (615) 416-2001 two weeks prior to the Museum program.  These requests are subject to the availability of an interpreter.

TRANSPORTATION ACCOMODATIONS

Transportation by the City's MTA

The Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) provides transportation services in Davidson County for those with disabilities who are unable to use the standard buses with fixed routes.  These services, which must be pre-scheduled, are available both to DavidsonCounty residents and visitors. Bus fare for a one-way trip is $2.50, though this is subject to change. Personal Care Attendants and Service Animals may ride at no extra charge; however, they must be mentioned in the reservation. Further information, eligibility requirements, and reservation forms and procedures are available at Nashville MTA's Web site.

For any additional accommodations, please contact Visitor Services at (615) 416-2001 or online.