Earl Scruggs Center, Shelby

4.8
The Earl Scruggs Center combines the life story of legendary five-string banjo master and Cleveland County native, Earl Scruggs, with the unique and engaging story of the history and cultural traditions of the region in which Mr. Scruggs was born and raised. It was in the nearby Flint Hill community that Earl learned to play the banjo and adapted the three finger playing style to what has become known around the world a "Scruggs Style".

Engaging exhibits, special event space, state of the art technology and rich programming provide a memorable experience for visitors.
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  • August 11, 2017
    This is a must for any Bluegrass music fan. The museum is well done and worth the price. The interactive plug-ins in each room would keep children and teenagers interested  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    Great history of Bluegrass. Staff is very friendly and informative. Was there for a meeting and the upstairs is great for gatherings!  more »
  • August 1, 2017
    For those who do not know Bluegrass Earl Scruggs played the banjo on the Beverly Hillbillies. That said Earl was one of the folks who invented Bluegrass, at least in my mind. The center has a lot of i...  more »
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  • April 2, 2017
    Great venue for events and to learn about local history. The museum is a gem for Cleveland County!
  • April 12, 2017
    Nice piece of local History
  • June 6, 2017
    Good meeting place
  • August 21, 2016
    If you like Bluegrass music and history -- this is the place.

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