Plan A Field Trip


Curriculum-based school programs and tours for groups of ten or more students are scheduled Monday through Friday. Reservations must be made by a teacher or a school representative, and are required at least one month in advance.

School Group Admission

School Type School Location Price per student*
  Title I $5.00
  Non-Title I $7.00
  College $11.00
Title I  $9.00
  Non-Title I $15.50
  College $15.50

*School visits must be booked by a teacher. Professional Tour Operators will be directed to the Group Sales Department.

All prices subject to change. Payment can be made in advance or on the day of the visit.

Special Program Pricing

Riders in the Sky, Bill of Rights: the Remix!, and All Access are $3 per student. Groups will be charged a material fee of $1 per student for Dazzling Designs.

Please note that Explore and Record at Historic RCA Studio B and Hatch Show Print programs include an additional fee.

Outreach Programs

Outreach programs, including Words & Music Outreach, is $125. Each additional program is $100. All outreach programs are free to Metro Nashville Public Schools. Non-Metro schools with demonstrated need may apply for Arts Access Subsidy to receive a reduced rate of full waiver of fees.

Virtual Programs

Led live by museum educators, each virtual field trip provides an instructive, engaging, and fun experience for students to explore thematic content. Minimum group size is ten students. Pricing starts at $125.

Arts Access Fund

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s Arts Access Fund subsidizes the cost of field trips to the Museum and fees for distance-learning programs for K-12 schools with demonstrated need. Subsidies are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis, as funds are available, with priority given to Title I schools. Please see the Arts Access Fund Application for eligibility details and to apply for funding.

Financial assistance may also be available through the Tennessee Arts Commission’s Student Ticket Subsidy, which supports artist fees, tickets, and transportation so that Tennessee public school students can experience a broad variety of cultural opportunities, arts disciplines, and artists. For details, please visit Student Ticket Subsidy.


A minimum of one adult chaperone and a maximum of two adult chaperones per every ten students is required for all school programs. Additional chaperones may attend by purchasing Museum admission at a discounted rate of $21.50. Students are divided into small groups for museum tours, and chaperones must remain with the groups at all times. It is the responsibility of the chaperones to maintain orderly student behavior and to assist the tour guide. 

Where should cars park?
There are several paid lots located around the Museum. The Music City Center and the Hilton Hotel are both across the street from the Museum and offer paid parking. Visit for additional options.

What teacher resources are available?
Please visit our Teachers Resources section for lesson plans to use prior to bringing your students to the Museum.

What is the price of admission for school groups?
Admission varies by school type and location. Davidson County students receive free admission for group visits. Specific pricing information can be found on the top of this page. Payment is encouraged in advance.

How many students can we bring?
There is a minimum of ten students per program; the maximum number of students varies with each program. Please email with any group-size questions.

Where should the bus driver park?
Buses are able to drop off students in front of the building on Demonbreun Street. After dropping off, bus parking is available at Nissan Stadium, in Lot P. There is not a shuttle service provided for bus drivers.

For Historic RCA Studio B parking information, please contact

Where should cars park?
There are several paid lots located around the Museum. The Music City Center and the Hilton Hotel are both across the street from the Museum and offer paid parking. Visit for additional options.

How long does the tour last?
Tours and programs range in length from ninety minutes to two and a half hours. For information on specific programs, click here.

Can we purchase box lunches?
Box lunches are available to school groups. For information, please email

Do you have any opportunities for professional development?  How much does it cost?
Free professional development workshops assist teachers in preparing students for participating in our various school programs. Most workshops are scheduled on weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

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