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U. S. 23 Country Music Highway Museum

100 Stave Branch Road, Paintsville, KY
+1 606-297-1469
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I learn something new everyday!

Having grown up in Johnson County, on a return visit, I toured the CMHM. This place has wonderful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Beattyville, Kentucky
Nice place to visit

We took our grandchildren. It has memorabilia of the country stars from the area. The girl working... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2017
Bedford, Kentucky, USA
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100 Stave Branch Road, Paintsville, KY
+1 606-297-1469
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Having grown up in Johnson County, on a return visit, I toured the CMHM. This place has wonderful displays of country music artists from the US 23 area. Lots of information! I learned that one of the artists I grew up hearing on the local...More

Thank mommajude74
Reviewed 17 June 2017

We took our grandchildren. It has memorabilia of the country stars from the area. The girl working was very sweet. We took our time taking photos and looking at the items displayed. There is a short video at the end of the tour with Loretta...More

Thank debbiecB1438XU
Reviewed 13 November 2016

The girlfriend wanted to visit here. So we drove here from northern Kentucky. the museum was very nice. The staff was nice too. The drive was fun too.

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1  Thank krgr3
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Since we planned to drive from Ashland to Paintsville on the Country Music Highway, it seemed like a good idea to stop at this tiny museum next to the tourist office in Paintsville where we got directions to Loretta Lynn’s place in Butcher Holler. There...More

1  Thank joeyeatsout
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

A small but very delightful museum. Memorabilia from famous country music artists that are from the area. Small entrance fee of $4 - was money well spent. Pleasant staff and extremely clean and tidy. Sorry we did not visit on Thursday. A local waitress said...More

1  Thank meanymer
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Thank you Jeremiah! Our host and guide through the exhibit. For a small fee we were able to see quite a bit if memorabilia from all the local county artists in the area including Chris Stapleton. We saw a great interview with Loretta Lynn about...More

1  Thank Karen S
Reviewed 16 June 2016

very interesting every Thursday evening 7p.m. different groups preform live mostly older country music lots of dancing locals get visitors to dance with them. Museum also interesting with stars that live(d) in that area featured.

1  Thank BarbTerry N
Reviewed 14 June 2016

This is a small and fun museum. We felt the entry fee was worth it, even if you only casually like country music. We watched the Loretta Lynn movie, this helped us get excited to drive to her birthplace.

1  Thank celrae2015
Reviewed 5 June 2016

First we did the museum tour in the afternoon with a wonderful lady; believe her name was Joanne. The tour was quite good but my favourite part was the video clip with Loretta Lynn -- what a remarkable lady! In the evening, we returned for...More

1  Thank CdaBananaBelt
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Some information about artists that we knew and some we didn't. Joanne made the who trip worth while as she was willing to share information and stories about the museum/artists that you wouldn't read on your own. No doubt they will outgrow this place in...More

1  Thank Bountiful-IA
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William V
2 January 2015|
Response from Sharon S | Reviewed this property |
They do not have performances there, its a museum of country music stars from Ky.