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GRAMMY Museum Gallery™ at Musicians Hall of Fame


Welcome to the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum. We are located in the Historic Nashville Municipal Auditorium

The Musicians Hall of Fame is a premiere Nashville attraction and the one and only museum in the world that honors the talented musicians who actually played on the greatest recordings of all time. Some like Jimi Hendrix are well known, while others like L.A session drummer Hal Blaine are not as well known to the public, but have played on hundreds of hit records from Elvis, Frank and Nancy Sinatra,The Byrds, The Mamas and The Papas and The Beach Boys, just to name a very few. The Musicians Hall Of Fame And Museum has on exhibit the very instruments that these musicians used to record many of these classic hits.

Keith Richards

Keith Richards

Keith was in Nashville to induct The Crickets in the 4th annual award show...

Click here for more information about award shows and inductees

Peter Frampton & Garth Brooks

Grammy Award winner Peter Frampton remains one of the most celebrated artists and guitarists in rock history. At 16, he was lead singer and guitarist for British band The Herd. At 18, he co-founded one of the first super groups, seminal rock act Humble Pie. His fifth solo album, the electrifying Frampton Comes Alive! remains one of the top-selling live records of all time.

Neil Young

Neil Young

At the 4th Annual Award Show, Neil Young was in attendance to postuhumoursly induct Ben Keith, a long time collarborator and partner.

There are many exciting things to do in Nashville, but here you can pull back the curtain of the music industry. The Museum will constantly be adding new exhibits for you to enjoy from all genres of music . The museum is divided into cities that have a history of recorded music . Cities like Detroit, Nashville , Muscle Shoals , L.A , Memphis and N.Y. All of these places had musicians who were there when the recording industry was evolving and were able to play whatever was needed of them regardless of style . They had nick names like The Swampers, The A TEAM, The Memphis Boys , The FUNK BROTHERS, and The WRECKING CREW . Some of these studio bands actually became hit bands themselves like Booker T and The M.G’s and TOTO . During the late 50′s , through the mid 80′s , these groups of studio musicians played on eighty to ninety percent of all the records recorded in these music centers.

Elton John

Elton John

This Wm. Knabe & Co. Baby Grand Piano housed in the Ouray Cabin (named after a famous Indian Chief) was used for writing and rehearsing all the top named artists who stayed there. Those artists included Elton John, Michael Jackson....

Glen Campbell

Glen Campbell

Most people first became aware of Glen Campbell from his TV show. But years before that, he was a busy session guitar player that appeared on many hits. Herb Alpert, The Chipmunks, The Champs, The Monkees, The Beach Boys, Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin to name a few.

Roy Orbison

Roy Orbison

The Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum is happy to announce the grand opening of its newest exhibit commemorating Roy Orbison and the 50th anniversary of his iconic song, “Oh, Pretty Woman.” The exhibit will feature items from deep within the Orbison vault. These include, but are not limited to:

Located in The Heart of Downtown Music City

The Musicians Hall Of Fame and Museum is now open in the heart of downtown Nashville TN. Those of you who previously visited the museum will know that there is something of interest for everyone. From Hendrix to Hank and L.A to Motown.

GRAMMY Museum Gallery™ at Musicians Hall of Fame

Open April 2016

The GRAMMY Museum at L.A. Live, has partnered with Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum in downtown Nasville to pay tribute to music's cultural history and the GRAMMY® Award itself.

The GRAMMY Museum will open a gallery at the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum in April 2016 as part of a public-private partnership orchestrated by record label executive and philanthropist Mike Curb.

The GRAMMY Museum Gallery will be located inside the Musicians Hall of Fame, which occupies the entire first floor the Historic Nashville Municipal Auditorium. The interactive exhibit space is being designed to appeal to visitors of all ages, but especially students, who will be able to explore the creative process of making music. - The Tennessean

Congratulations 2014 Inductees

Nominations are made by current members of the American Federation of Musicians. The Musicians Hall of Fame also solicits nominations from music industry professionals and icons such as producers, engineers, songwriters, singers, historians, etc. Once nominated, these individuals will remain in the nomination pool for induction consideration.

Click here for list of 2014 Inductees Including Photos and Videos from Award Show

Private Events

We are proud of our professional, thorough and knowledgeable staff who are at hand to make your event a memorable one. By having your next event at the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum you can be sure that you will be looked after by our attentive and detail oriented staff.

Your guests will love this true Nashville experience, steeped in music history both past and present, it is like no other place in Nashville. Our space is a world class, versatile and unique venue that is fully equipped to accommodate anywhere from 50 to 2,000 people.

To make an inquiry online, fill out the form below or call 615-244-3263

Thank you for your interest in rental opportunities at the Musicians Hall of Fame & Museum. Our experienced staff is committed to providing you with exceptional customer service for your event, reception or show.


  • 13,000 sq. ft of event space

  • Built in stage for entertainment

  • Museum Tours- Guests can take a walk through the multi-genre musical history with a tour of our 30,000 sq. ft museum

  • Large catering room

The museum can host a variety of events including:

  • Corporate Events

  • Wedding Receptions

  • Music Industry Showcases and Events

  • Non-profit fundraisers

  • Award Shows

  • Birthday Parties

For more information, contact Tyler Hancock, Director of Special Events via the form below or call (615) 244-3263.

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