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The Johnny Cash Museum Receives Nods From Conde Nast’s Traveler & Rolling Stone


The Johnny Cash Museum once again tops celebrated worldwide lists of must see attractions! Conde Nast’s Traveler ranked the “Must Visit Museums for Music Lovers” around the globe and placed Nashville’s Johnny Cash Museum in the number one slot (click here for the story).  In addition, Rolling Stone released a list of the “Top 10 Tennessee Spots for Music Lovers” and the Johnny Cash Museum was among those selected as well (click here for the story).


“We’ve worked so hard over the past 16 months to ensure that our patrons are getting the best experience possible when they visit the Johnny Cash Museum,” says founder Bill Miller.  “My wife, Shannon, and I were originally traveling between California and Tennessee to handle operations, but are proud to be permanent residents of the Volunteer State now.”


The Johnny Cash Museum recently unveiled their first temporary exhibit “The Legends of Sun Records” on August 15th. The new exhibit, which will run for 18 months, features artifacts that spotlight Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, Roy Orbison, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and drummer W.S. Holland.


Since its Grand Opening in May of 2013, the museum has acquired a plethora of accolades:

2014 Award of Excellence – The Tennessee Association of Museums
Gem Rating – AAA
#1 Must Visit Museum for Music Lovers [Worldwide] – Conde Nast’s Traveler
#1 Pitch Perfect Museum [Worldwide] – National Geographic
5 Nashville Must Sees – Forbes
7 Great American Vacation Spots (That Won’t Bust Your Budget) – Time
50 Reasons We’re Thankful to be Southern – Southern Living
Reason 8 of 10 why Nashville’s SoBro is the Next Great Neighborhood – Southern Living
22 Reasons You Should Visit Nashville – Huffington Post
Top 10 Tennessee Spots for Music Lovers – Rolling Stone
Best Culture Stop in Nashville – Money Magazine
11 Great Ideas for Nearby Fall Getaways – St. Louis Post Dispatch
5 out of 5 stars – The Digital Journal
Top Destination in Nashville – Group Tour Magazine
Top 11 Hottest Museums You Need to See This Year –
20 Things for 20-Somethings in Nashville – The Sudbury Star
Two More Reasons to Visit Nashville – The Tribune (Texas)



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