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Hank Williams Museum

118 Commerce St., Montgomery, AL 36104
334-262-3600
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Ranked #19 of 37 Attractions in Montgomery
Type: Specialty Museums, History Museums
Owner description: Hank Williams Museum in Montgomery, AL is a number-one destination for music fans. Exhibits include the 1952 Cadillac in which he died, 17 stage suits... more » Owner description: Hank Williams Museum in Montgomery, AL is a number-one destination for music fans. Exhibits include the 1952 Cadillac in which he died, 17 stage suits including Nudie , custom made boots, cowboy hats, tie collection, furniture, portraits, records, horse saddle, piano,awards, rare photos, family history and personal film footage. Experience the history of the first country music superstar and see how Hank Williams transformed country music and sowed the seeds of what was to become American Music, blues, rockabilly and even rock and roll. « less
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Mims, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014 via mobile

What a nice little museum. It was laid out perfect and had tons of things to see. Tons of information is supplied and the museum staff was super nice and really really knowledgeable about Hank. My only issue is that you can't take pictures, but I understand it's their museum it's their rules.

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Lebanon, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews 43 reviews
16 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

This museum was one of the reasons we stopped in Montgomery on our vacation travels. My husband is a huge fan and he wasn't disappointed with this museum. Not recommended for kids or teens, ours was bored....lots of things to read, etc.

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Sarasota, Florida
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117 reviews 117 reviews
75 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We walked through the door and was welcomed as if we were intruding...A big sign saying No Video or Photography was the first thing you saw..The woman was quick to point out this when she saw our cameras. We asked about Hank;s grave and she her assistant was deliberately vague. We later learnt they had visitor maps to the cemetery.... More

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Bridgend, Wales, United Kingdom
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377 reviews 377 reviews
206 attraction reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Amazingly the day we visited (17 September) it would have been Hank Williams birthday. We are not really fans, but with a few hours to spare it seemed a good place to visit. And indeed it was very interesting museum on the parts of his life that they wanted us to know about. Some parts a little glossed over, but... More

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Montreal
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54 reviews 54 reviews
16 attraction reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

You don't have to be a fan of country music or even of Hank Williams to take a tour through this museum. The museum was not set up in a conventional way. This is less a museum than a collection of objects from the last 3 years of his career. A museum would meet some educational mission, but this place... More

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Montgomery Village
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Great little museum in downtown Montgomery. Tons of memorabilia on Hank's life, music and cultural impact. Also contains some cute boyhood items of Hank Jr. Friendly staff was eager to answer questions and provide anecdotes. Not inexpensive, but a worthwhile stop.

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Opp, Alabama
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74 reviews 74 reviews
14 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Big Hank Sr, fan. This museum has everything Hank, and his family, from the car he died in, to all his albums, his suits, hat and boots. Lots of info i knew very little about, enjoyed it very much.

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Leicester
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38 reviews 38 reviews
23 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

As the founder of so much early country no trip to Alabama is complete without a visit to the Hank museum. There were no photos allowed - a bit disappointing as his car and some of the 'Nudie suits' are remarkable. A well presented museum with genuine memorabilia - no reference to the drugs that killed him but a whole... More

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Nice little museum with a lot of interesting things to see. The reason I didn't give it 5 stars wad, it wasn't very big. I wanted more.

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Andalusia, Alabama
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40 reviews 40 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Great memories of Hank in this place. He was a great talent that was gone to early. A must see when you go downtown.

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