The museum celebrates the rich history of African American music and its vast impact on all genres of American music
About This Deal
- Adult tickets valid for customers ages 18-64
- Youth tickets valid for customers ages 7-17
- Senior tickets valid for ages 65+
- Children 6 and younger are free with paid adult
Guests are required to wear a mask during their entire visit. Visitors will have the option to use gloves or disposable styluses for touchscreen interactives. Sanitizing stations are placed throughout the museum. Headphone and microphone covers are available for guests to keep everyone safe. Capacity is reduced so everyone can stay six feet apart while enjoying the museum.
About National Museum of African American Music
NMAAM honors the impact of African Americans on the many genres of music that make up the American soundtrack. Its mission is to educate and preserve the legacy of legendary musicians of the past, highlighting the evolution of American music while celebrating its roots.
- The location: Known as the Music City, Nashville is the place where legendary Black musicians like Jimi Hendrix, Ray Charles, and Little Richard thrived.
- The exhibitions: Interactive galleries allow guests to engage with the genre and history on a deeper level; the estimated tour time is about 90 minutes.
- Museum Without Walls: The Museum hosts virtual programs such as "My Music Matters"—intimate chat sessions with musicians, artists, academics, and music industry insiders who share their experiences and knowledge with the audience.
- Education: "From Nothing to Something" is an educational series that explores the ingenuity of musicians who thrived despite limited resources and created unique instruments out of everyday items and materials.