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Take a walk through country music history. See exhibits and memorabilia from Willie Nelson and over 35 other country music legends in ONE location.

Well, time may slip away but we make sure the memories don’t at the famous Willie Nelson and Friends Museum, one of the largest displays in the world of personal items from Willie and his many friends.


We’re open 7 days a week and the adult admission price is only $12.95 (+ sales tax) making it one of the best values in Nashville. We’re also family friendly on the pocketbook as well because children under 12 are FREE with a paid adult admission.

Read the bios and learn the "back story" of more than 35 country music legends on display in the museum and learn about the unique path each one chose to take on their way to stardom!


Here's a sampling of some of our exhibits featuring not only Willie Nelson but other stars like Waylon Jennings, Hank Williams, Jr., Kenny Rogers, Dolly Parton and many others at the Willie Nelson and Friends Museum in Nashville, TN.

Fans from around the world who have heard about us visit us year after year to experience the unique country music history that comes alive as you journey through the Willie Nelson and Friends Museum.

(Note: Tour Operators/Group Travel, go here for detailed information about guided and non-guided group tours or shopping options.)

Not only will you see hundreds of Willie Nelson’s personal items but also those of his many friends including Patsy Cline, Waylon Jennings, Hank Williams, Jr., Dolly Parton, Porter Wagoner, Webb Pierce, Barbara Mandrell, Kenny Rogers, Dottie West, Mel Tillis, Marty Stuart, Connie Smith, Faron Young, Ronnie Milsap, Jeannie Seely, David Frizzell, Shelly West, Lefty Frizzell and many others.


This museum tour showcases an “All Star” line-up of some of traditional country music’s greatest stars!


There’s a lot to see and feel during your museum experience but here’s just a few of the exhibits you’ll see:


  • Willie Nelson’s first Martin guitar that he used during his Grand Ole Opry debut in November of 1963.

  • Willie's signed paycheck from that night when his take home pay was a whopping $11.71!

  • Willie’s 1979 CMA “Entertainer of the Year Award” – Country Music’s highest honor.

  • Hank Williams Jr. stage suit he wore when accepting his Entertainer of the Year award.

  • Famous “Nudie of Hollywood” rhinestone suits worn by Porter Wagoner and Webb Pierce.

  • Handwritten diaries and personal items that belonged to the great Patsy Cline.

  • Ronnie Milsap’s autographed one-of-a-kind Playboy magazine that is printed completely in braille.

  • Concert outfits worn by Kenny Rogers, Barbara Mandrell, Ronnie Milsap, Dottie West and others.

  • Famous artifacts and clothing worn by Willie Nelson, Mel Tillis and Marty Stuart while filming various big screen movies such as “Barbarosa” and the “Red Headed Stranger.”

I know that's a lot but there’s much more to see and learn so we look forward to seeing you very soon.

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