The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, Nashville

Must see · History Museum · Specialty Museum
Endorsed by the famous singer-songwriter’s family, The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe is your official guide to his colorful life. You’ll be taken from his early childhood and personal life to the peak of his fame and his death. Learn more about Johnny Cash’s music, his interests, and his family through interactive exhibits, short film clips and personal items. Ranked #1 on Forbes and National Geographic travel lists, the museum is not to be missed whether you’re a fan of Johnny Cash or not. Audio guides loaded with his music are available as you tour the museum. Before you head to Nashville, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Nashville trip site, to make sure you see all that Nashville has to offer, including The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.
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  • To be honest, I was not a huge Johnny Cash fan one way or the other. I knew of him in a superficial way as the man in black and a few of his songs. After doing the tour at the Ryman and a show at...  more »
  • This is a must do while in town. It doesn't matter if you are a die hard cash fan or a casual fan, you'll enjoy it. Be sure to take your time because there is so much.  more »
  • Very interesting museum with lots of music, correspondence, costumes and information about other acts of the time. Worth the hour and cost.  more »
  • Super cool museum. Lots to see! It's about 20-25 to walk through but it is WELL worth it! There's a restaurant as well but I didn't eat. Looked good though! Definitely recommend stopping in.
  • Super super cool spot to check out if you're into The Man in Black. All sorts or neat displays and information all around. Takes about an hour to take in and costs $20 US to walk through the museum. Although I didn't go, the Patsy Klein museum is on the second floor of this building.
  • Good value for the entrance fee. Need at least 2 hours to see the whole thing in detail. Great way to learn more about the man. If you were not a fan at the start you will be by the end. The finale of the Hurt music video is perfect.
  • I'll be very honest and say that I'm not a huge Johnny Cash fan. But I do know enough to know the impact he had on every type of music out there, and the relevance of his musical legacy. This place is pretty small and costs $23 to get in. I guess that is just too expensive for me for what you get.
  • The family and I enjoyed the food here. It was a little bit pricey though. The live music was fairly good as well. The Johnny cash cover band did a decent job and one of them actually sounded live the man in black himself.

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