Int'l Bluegrass Music Museum
270-926-7891 phone
888-MY-BANJO (toll-free)
270-689-9440 fax

Update May 2014 ... In an enormous show of support for Bluegrass music, the City of Owensboro, KY has pledged to give $3 million to the International Bluegrass Music Museum, provided the museum raises the remaining funds needed to build a fabulous new International Bluegrass Music Center on the site of the old state office building. Of the $12 million needed for this endeavor, the museum has raised nearly $5 million to add to the City's $3 million. Check back soon for architectural renderings!


For exciting news about the Center, Click here.

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1st Thursday of the Month Jams

Come jam at the International Bluegrass Music Museum each first Thursday of the month at 6pm! The jam is for musicians of all levels who play traditional bluegrass instruments. See you there!


Hours of Operation

Regular hours:
Tuesday - Saturday
10am-5:00pm CST
1pm -4pm CST

Closed on Mondays
However, if you are traveling & can only visit the museum on a Monday, give us a call at 270-926-7891. We're in the office and we'll let you in!

Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Day.


Museum members always get in free
Adults / Seniors: $5
Students: $2
Children under age 6: free
Group Rates: Call 270-926-7891
Special pricing & event packages are available for tours or groups.
Call 270-926-7891 to arrange a unique trip, live performance, or guided tour:

Enjoy the Museum!

888-MY BANJO (toll-free)

Museum Entrance
117 Daviess Street
Owensboro, KY 42303
between the Ohio River & 2nd Street

Mailing Address
International Bluegrass Music Museum
207 East Second Street
Owensboro, KY 42303

Facility Rentals
email Carly Smith

Gold Membership Payment Plans
email Gabrielle Gray

Artifact Donations
email Gabrielle Gray

email Chris Langdon

Gift Shop Manager
email Chris Langdon

email Beth Tibbitts