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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Cleveland
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Celebrating the spirit of music, The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum features displays narrating the story of some of the most influential performers, producers, and other professionals in the music industry. Designed by renowned architect I.M. Pei, the building rises above the shores of Lake Erie, featuring a mix of geometric forms and cantilevered spaces, with a 49 m (160 ft) tower supporting a triangular structure often described as a glass tent. A top landmark in the city, the building houses a store, cafe, and over 5,100 sq m (55,000 sq ft) of exhibit spaces. Stop by to learn the secrets behind some of rock and roll's most successful acts, such as the Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, and the Rolling Stones. Our Cleveland holiday planner makes visiting The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum and other Cleveland attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • When you walk in the door you are greeted by people who seem genuinely glad you are there. The atmosphere is casual and fun, not stuffy. The interactive exhibits are great.We were a little disappointe...  more »
  • We felt a need to tour the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame after our recent move to Cleveland, even though we are not die hard rock and roll fans and did not know quite what to expect. The museum is actual...  more »
  • After spontaniously deciding to visit Cleveland, this is the number one thing that came up for me to see, so we went. Any music lover will find something nostalgic and touching. So many awesome props,...  more »
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  • More like Rock N Roll Hall of Farts. We the high school that won the state footfall title for Vermont went here on a field trip in 1995. I can't believe KISS ain't in this place. More regular rock goes here just to let the hardcore of us out there know this in advance and not be misinformed. You would not have a pleasant rock music experience. Might as well fly into town and enjoy the next state over. Ohio is a little square in my book. Sonny & Cher Elvis Madonna Beach Boys the usual pop is found on the shelves in here. Heavy metal scene is emerging out of Phoenix
  • Absolutely epic place to visit. But, whoever says to allow about, or a little over 2 hours, must only like a few genres of music or very specific hours. But, if love music from classical, country, rock, metal, alternative, grunge, gangster rap, hip-hop, classic rock, r&b, and rap, you will take tons of pics and need allow about 4 hours. There 3 & didn't even make it to 2nd level. Had so many well-known & awesome artifacts like hand written lyrics, music contracts that show how studios rip off artists and even Kurt Cobain's death certificate & Michael Jackson's, John Lennon's memorabilia was epic. So, many great artifacts & snippets of info both from inductees & non-inductees like Beyonce's Super Bowl outfit. Gift shop had reasonable prices & good selection. One tip, a one day ticket is nearly same price as membership which gets free year long admission.
  • Some cool exhibits, but didn't feel quite as awesome as I was hoping it was. I think I was expecting something more like the Henry Ford Museum in Detroit... it's not that. Cool for music aficionados, but it feels a little lacking in some ways.
  • Obviously, if you love rock and roll this is the place for you. I only mildly like rock and I really enjoyed my time here. My grandma, who is a 60's woman, came into town from Texas and we decided we would all go together for the first time and she absolutely loved it.
  • I loved this place. So much history, so many cool things to see. I can't wait to go back