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Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame

1631 4th Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203-1903
+1 205-254-2731
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Jazzy Weekend in Birmingham, Ala

Near the Jazz Hall of Fame is Eddie Kendrick's Memorial Park, BEAUTIFUL tribute to the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
LOVELYLINDA66
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Detroit, Michigan
Go visit!

We hadn't realised the museum was closed on Sundays but a member off staff was present and kindly... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2016
mystic100
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Norwich, England
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The music and accomplishments of over 170 native Alabaman jazz musicians, including Nat King Cole, Duke Ellington and Lionel Hampton, are highlighted in this museum devoted to fostering an appreciation of jazz.
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good55%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
11 Oct 2016
“Go visit!”
26 Jul 2016
“Short, Cheap, and Nice”
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1631 4th Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203-1903
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Near the Jazz Hall of Fame is Eddie Kendrick's Memorial Park, BEAUTIFUL tribute to the Temptations!! Love it!! The statutes are very well done. Definitely captured the essence of the Temptations performing "My Girl" while doing the Temptation Walk. A wonderful tribute to Eddie Kendricks(his...More

Thank LOVELYLINDA66
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We hadn't realised the museum was closed on Sundays but a member off staff was present and kindly opened up just for us - thank you. We are not very knowledgeable of jazz music but still found the whole experience v interesting.

Thank mystic100
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

This was a real quick visit. However, there is a lot of history involved. Truly for the jazz fans!!!

Thank SensibleShopper77
Reviewed 13 March 2016

The entrance fee is just $2 which is totally worth it to see Ray Charles' piano and Ella Fitzgerald's Neiman Marcus credit card) among other great things.

1  Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 11 November 2015

I lived in Birmingham for about 25 years before I even knew this place existed, just stumbled on it and had a lovely time. It's not huge and you can see everything pretty quickly. But you learn a lot about Jazz and Birmingham.

1  Thank DocJon56
Reviewed 11 October 2015

Took my dad here twice over a 2- year period & we loved it both times. Lots of memorabilia- photos, instruments, etc.

2  Thank Timothy A
Reviewed 17 February 2015

It is small, but the entrance fee was only $2 so we were okay with that. Some interesting exhibits from which we learnt some of the history of jazz which was good. A small display for Ella Fitzgerald that contains her key to the City...More

1  Thank Wayne F
Reviewed 3 December 2014

On this, the twelfth day of our annual Fall Color Trip we ate the hotel breakfast. We didn’t actually leave the hotel until nearly 10:30. We had decided to see some of the local attractions this day. Yesterday we got a look at the Statue...More

1  Thank joan&mike
Reviewed 12 September 2014

Honestly, I wouldn't ever reccommend it to anyone. I am from New Orleans, so I was excited for the museum; but I was disappointed. The venue is extremely small... pretty much just two rooms. The exhibits, while well-done, were actually quite boring. Maybe if you...More

Thank rachel_higs
Reviewed 23 June 2014

Just a way to get someone's daughter or niece hired to be cashier. The museum will take all of 10 minutes to walk through. What a wast of time.

1  Thank ben-jam-in-done-that
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