The National Museum of African American Music is the premier global destination for music lovers of all generations, and inspires, educates, and transforms appreciation of American music. Located in Nashville, Tennessee, United States, this museum’s mission is to educate the world, preserve the legacy, and celebrate the central role African Americans play in creating the American soundtrack.’
Upon entering, guests who visit the museum are immersed in generations of musical history created and inspired by African Americans. The National Museum of African American Music features seven content galleries — six permanent and one rotating — that chronicle Black musical traditions from the 1600s to the present day. More than 50 genres and subgenres of American music are explored, from spirituals and gospel to jazz, blues, R&B, hip-hop, and more.
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