The Johnny Cash Museum

Currently Open [Closes at 07:00 pm]
  • Address: 119 3rd Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37201 USA, United States
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  • Timings: 10:00 am - 07:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-6152561777
  • Ticket Price: 15 USD
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Family And Kids, Specialty Museum

The Johnny Cash Museum - Review

A museum which lets you get as close to Johnny Cash. John R. Johnny Cash was a songwriter, singer, actor and author. He was one of the most prominent American musicians of the 20th century. He is remembered as a country music icon but his genre of music also comprised of rock and roll, blues, folk and gospel. He was initiated in Country Music, Rock and Roll and Gospel Music Hall of Fame.

This museum has so much to offer the Johnny Cash fan. There is plenty of information and exhibits to take you back in time and learn about this legendary man. Through the displays you will see the connection that Johnny shared with Elvis, Roy Orbison, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins. It will teach you everything about Johnny Cash from his childhood to his acting career. Enjoy every minute listening to the recordings, reading the letters, and gaining a better insight into the person behind the music.

Bill Miller is the brains of this operation, a huge Johnny Cash fan from the age of 9. He befriended Johnny and was able to amass a wealth of memorabilia. He wanted to pay homage to the Man in Black in his adopted home of Nashville.

The Johnny Cash Museum Information

  • The museum's staff are extremely friendly and knowledgeable.
  • Learn about his many contributions to various causes like Muscular Dystrophy and SOS Children's Villages.
  • There isn't a private parking lot but there is a paid parking lot adjacent to the building.
  • You can take pictures inside.
  • There is an incredible library of live performances and TV appearances.

The Johnny Cash Museum Ticket Prices

  • AAA- USD 15, Military & Senior- USD 15, Youth- USD 11.

The Johnny Cash Museum Hours

  • Reduced hours/closed certain Holidays, call to confirm.

How To reach The Johnny Cash Museum by Public Transport

  • 3rd Ave N & Broadway Ave NB
  • Bus: 6, 12, 25, 60, 96

Restaurants Near The Johnny Cash Museum

  • The Southern: Steaks, Oysters
  • Honky Tonk Central: Pub
  • Hard Rock Cafe Nashville: American
  • The Farmhouse Restaurant: American

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  • The Johnny Cash Museum Address: 119 3rd Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37201 USA, United States
  • The Johnny Cash Museum Contact Number: +1-6152561777
  • The Johnny Cash Museum Timing: 10:00 am - 07:00 pm
  • The Johnny Cash Museum Price: 15 USD
  • Best time to visit The Johnny Cash Museum(preferred time): 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Time required to visit The Johnny Cash Museum: 01:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting The Johnny Cash Museum

  • 95% of people who visit Nashville include The Johnny Cash Museum in their plan

  • 44.54% of people start their The Johnny Cash Museum visit around 3 PM - 4 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see The Johnny Cash Museum

Monday, Wednesday and Friday

69.06% of people prefer walking in order to reach The Johnny Cash Museum

People normally club together Country Music Hall Of Fame And Museum and Ryman Auditorium while planning their visit to The Johnny Cash Museum.

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The Johnny Cash Museum, Nashville Reviews

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  • Definitely worth the

  • Wonderful visit. Completely enjoyed it. Reasonable entry fee. Nice layout. We had a lot of laughs on the green screen with the photo op. Johnny Cash's daughter Tara was there today signing her book Recollections. Sweet Lady. Great book. Thank you.

  • Fun little museum all about Johnny Cash. I'm a big Johnny Cash fan so I was thrilled the entire time. It did seem like it was a bit much (cost wise) for something so small but it had a lot of interesting facts and memorabilia. I feel like they should keep track of how many people are in there (or if they do, lower the number a bit) because there were times I found it hard to move or see anything because people were everywhere.

  • We liked the museum, but unable to enjoy the full experience. There were tons of listening stations through out the museum with community head phones. Muti user headphones are portals for entry ear bacteria and outer ear infections. Even though the museum was busy, we saw only one person use a head phone. Along with us, the rest of the guests also chose to pass on using the ear phones. We are surprised that the brilliant museum design team missed this.

  • We are Johnny Cash fans. I did not believe this exhibit was as personal about the life and times of a legend like Johnny. If felt more like the unapproved biography than the real thing. In fairness there are some amazing artifacts: Did you know Johnny Cash was proficient in Morse Code? Or that he was an accomplished radio operator in the Military? There are films, songs and some clothing in this small, crowded museum. I stress "small." It is difficult to see a lot of the exhibition because you have to wait or move on. I feel for the entrance fee, the museum could restrict by amount of people per hour, to allow for a more free flowing experience. You and I know that will not happen. So expect crowds and try if you can to learn something you did not already know about Mr. Cash. In particular I was interested in his early life, what ever happened to his children, ex wife and then June Carter? More personal stories and artifacts would have been something of interest.

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