International Bluegrass Music Museum

The Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum is a bluegrass music museum in Owensboro, Kentucky, United States. The museum has interactive exhibits, posters, costumes, live instrument demonstrations, and the International Bluegrass Music Association's Hall of Fame. The museum has 2004 m2 (21,000 square feet) of exhibits and offices on three floors. As a non-profit group, the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum has raised funds with the help of famous bluegrass musicians such as Ricky Skaggs and Ralph Stanley.[1]

Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum
Exterior of the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum, Owensboro, KY.
LocationOwensboro, Kentucky, United States
Coordinates37.7753°N 87.1098°W / 37.7753; -87.1098

They host their own annual summer music festival, ROMP (originally designating River Of Music Party because it was held on the banks of the Ohio River). ROMP festival is typically held the last weekend in June each summer. Jam sessions are held at the museum the first Thursday of every month.[1] The Bluegrass Music Museum & Hall of Fame is the world's only facility dedicated to the history and preservation of the international history of bluegrass music.