Museum Information

Please note the Museum is temporarily closed at this time due to the  coronavirus.  Following Virginia Governor Northam’s executive order the museum will be closed at least until April 22, 2020. 

To learn more about the temporary closure click here.


Once we open again, we will follow the regular hours.

REGULAR Hours

Tuesday—Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Closed Mondays

HOLIDAY HOURS

New Year’s Day, Closed
Easter, Closed
Memorial Day, Closed on Mondays
July 4th, Open Regular Hours
Labor Day, Closed on Mondays
Thanksgiving, Closed
Christmas Eve, Closed
Christmas Day, Closed
New Year’s Eve, Open Regular Hours

Inclement Weather

In the event of inclement weather, the museum will be closed if the City of Bristol, Virginia is closed in order to ensure the safety of visitors and staff.  We may also close early as deemed necessary, so in the event of ice or snow please check our Facebook page or call the Museum (423-573-1927.)

Regular Admission

$13.65 (adults)
$11.55 (seniors, college students, military, children ages 6–17, and groups of  20+)
Free (children 5 and under)

* Admission prices include Virginia admission tax.

Your ticket gives you admission to the museum for the full day; therefore, you can enter and re-enter the museum with your day ticket.

Purchase Tickets


Location

101 Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201

If you are unable to find this address in your GPS, use the old street address:
520 Cumberland Street, Bristol, VA 24201.

The museum is located at the corner of Cumberland and Moore streets in Historic Downtown Bristol, VA. Our phone number is 423-573-1927.

Directions

From Knoxville: Travel on I-81 North towards Bristol. Take Virginia Exit 3 (I-381/Bristol). Merge onto I-381 South, which becomes Commonwealth Avenue (1.0 mile). Continue south on Commonwealth Avenue (1.0 mile). Turn left onto Cumberland Street (0.4 miles). The museum will be on your right at the corner of Cumberland and Moore streets.

From Roanoke: Travel on I-81 South towards Bristol. Take Virginia Exit 3 (I-381/Bristol). Merge onto I-381 South, which becomes Commonwealth Avenue (1.0 mile). Continue south on Commonwealth Avenue (1.0 mile). Turn left onto Cumberland Street (0.4 miles). The museum will be on your right at the corner of Cumberland and Moore streets.

From Asheville: Travel on I-26 West towards I-81 North. Merge onto I-81 North towards Bristol. Take Virginia Exit 3 (I-381 South/Bristol). Merge onto I-381 South, which becomes Commonwealth Avenue (1.0 mile). Continue south on Commonwealth Avenue (1.0 mile). Turn left onto Cumberland Street (0.4 miles). The museum will be on your right at the corner of Cumberland and Moore streets.

Parking

There is ample parking in Historic Downtown Bristol and near the museum. A free parking lot is available across the street from the museum on the opposite corner of Cumberland and Moore streets. Free two-hour street parking can be found along Cumberland Street, Moore Street and Country Music Way. There is also a paid city parking lot (honor box system) on the corner of Cumberland Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard – it is located across from the historic train station and is only a short walk to the museum. State Street and the nearby side streets also offer free one or two-hour on-street parking during business hours.

Map

Believe in Bristol has created a printable map of the downtown area for your convenience.

Downtown Bristol Parking Map

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MUSEUM: 101 Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201
(423) 573-1927
info@birthplaceofcountrymusic.org

BUSINESS OFFICE: 416 State Street, Suite A
Bristol, TN 37620
(423) 573-1927