We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: 2590 Richmond St, Post Office Box 85, Renfro Valley, KY 40473-9700
Phone Number:
+1 606-256-1000
Website
Today
10:00 - 17:00
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 41 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 17
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Many musicians with Kentucky roots

We thoroughly enjoyed this small museum. It was well organized with a variety of films and displays. I learned a lot about the many musicians with Kentucky roots.

Reviewed 8 April 2017
cheryl24x7
Add Photo Write a Review

41 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 40: English reviews
Linville, North Carolina
Level Contributor
42 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was going down the highway when I saw a sign for the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame-and decided to take a quick look. It's only a minute off the the highway. I wasn't expecting much,but had the time. Well I'm so glad I did. It was wonderful. It is very well planned and full of the most awesome history... More 

Helpful?
Thank seeker87
Coral Springs, Florida
Level Contributor
2,752 reviews
1,055 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 805 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

My parents would have loved to visit this museum, and would have been able to name every person honored. They visited Renfro Valley several times on their vacations. I remember listening to the music as a child with my parents, but I grew up with Rock and Roll..

Helpful?
Thank 387indy
Level Contributor
47 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed this small museum. It was well organized with a variety of films and displays. I learned a lot about the many musicians with Kentucky roots.

Helpful?
Thank cheryl24x7
Marion
Level Contributor
658 reviews
435 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 248 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Stopped here mainly for my wife, who "was country when country wasn't cool." If you remember that song you will definitely enjoy this place, although even younger kids will probably enjoy the old costumes and especially one exhibit where you can create a tune by using your feet. We had seen at least one of the gowns there before- we... More 

Helpful?
Thank Paul S
ohio
Level Contributor
46 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

What a wonderful place to visit and to learn about the music of Kentucky. It is well laid out and gives visitors an overview of musicians, songs, instruments and "trail" of periods throughout the years. The artifacts are wonderful and the written explanations of instrument, artists, and ways different periods of Kentucky's history ( e.g., wars, depression, occupations, etc.) affected... More 

Helpful?
Thank fivekatzmama
Lebanon
Level Contributor
58 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Went to hear a all night gospel singing. The place is large and the seats are comfortable. There is several little shops to check out while your there. You can bring your own snacks and drinks too.

Helpful?
Thank Donna C
Level Contributor
11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2015

Easy self-guided tour with lots of pictures and "costumes" on display. Not a fancy place and doesn't look like much outside but a lot of work has gone into showcasing the history of how the current music developed. Our older adults loved the history. You can even record your own soundtrack in the sound booth if you wanted. Some places... More 

Helpful?
Thank Teresa L
Cincinnati, Ohio
Level Contributor
24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015

The Kentucky Music Hall of Fame is a wonderful place to go to find out about all of the musicians that have come out of Kentucky. It has all sorts of exhibits, from entertainers outfits, musical instruments, music they make have wrote and other great information. You will come away with a great understanding about all of the famous musicians... More 

Helpful?
Thank LuAnn J
New Middletown, Ohio
Level Contributor
20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2015

Interesting and informative. starts back at the start of bluegrass and how it changed thru the years along with photos, cloths and instruments use by the most famous entertainers from Kentucky. Veterans get in free

Helpful?
Thank Happycamper50738
Red Hook, New York
Level Contributor
31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

This is a very nicely done museum. From the outside it doesn't look like much but inside it is state of the art. We spent many hours enjoying the exhibits, wonderful music and videos. We had the place to ourselves so I fear it is overlooked by many which is a shame.

Helpful?
Thank barbara m

Travellers who viewed Kentucky Music Hall of Fame also viewed

 

Been to Kentucky Music Hall of Fame? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Kentucky Music Hall of Fame and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Kentucky Music Hall of Fame staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?