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Hank Williams Museum

Address: 118 Commerce St., Montgomery, AL 36104
Phone Number: 334-262-3600
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Ranked #18 of 32 Attractions in Montgomery
Type: History Museums, Specialty Museums, Museums
Owner description: Hank Williams Museum in Montgomery, AL is a number-one destination for music fans. Exhibits include...
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Type: History Museums, Specialty Museums, Museums
Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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.

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Lubbock, TX
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Loved it. Enroute today Texas from Florida - took route through Montgomery specifically to go to the museum. Not disappointed. For the fours years he "made it" the museum has done a great job of preserving and displaying his success.

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Panama City, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Spent several hours enjoying the displays and learning about Hank's life and career. I recommend it to anyone interested in country music.

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Champaign, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

This was the most comprehensive collection I have ever seen. The clotihing, posters, records, instruments and other documents were amazing. The Cadillac where Williams died was the hihglight.

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Mich
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

If you like country music and/or want to see a museum about an icon, stop in for an hour or so and enjoy a great museum. Not a huge museum but well done and an excellent man at the counter answered any questions you may have about Hank Williams. Great gift shop. Lots of exhibits and memorabilia and the infamous... More 

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Decatur, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The museum is a must if you are a Hank fan as I am. It is on Commerce St. in the Montgomery downtown entertainment area known as "The Alley". The building is old, the displays are not fancy but the history is awesome. There are lots of sheet music copies of Hank songs, old 78 RPM and 45 singles, etc.... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This museum is a hidden gem if you are a fan of Hank Williams. I brought my mother here when she came to Montgomery for a visit. The gentleman working the museum was so good, he gave her a personal tour. I think he was excited to have guests. Has a room full of Hank Williams memorabilia, even his car!... More 

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Houston, Texas
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We stopped in just to see what the museum held. If you were a big Hank fan, this is interesting. Otherwise, it seemed a bit overpriced for the opportunity to walk through. You can get in to the shop and find some neats souvenirs without the tour though.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The museum is small but filled with lots of great memorabilia. The staff was friendly and ready to answer any questions. Cute gift shop.

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Edmonton, Canada
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

The museum is well worth stopping to see. Very nice staff & friendly they will answer all your questions and have a great gift shop there. Try and be there early as there is only metered parking out front and you're not allowed to put more money in the meter when the time is running low. I'm not sure where... More 

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Beth P, Owner at Hank Williams Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our great Museum! Let me add that there are many parking decks surrounding us if you don't want to use the street parking with meters. Meters are only .50 per hour and you can feed it up to 2 hours. It does say not to re-feed the meters but if you need an additional... More 

Mobile, Alabama, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We did not take the "official" tour but the young woman at the desk told us several stories about Hank. I didn't realize how young he was when he died - 29! Think of what he could have accomplished if he had lived longer. If you are a Hank fan, put this on your list when you are in Montgomery.

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