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Major Donors and Sponsors


Over $300,000

The City of Owensboro, Kentucky The State of Kentucky Terry Woodward, WaxWorks VideoWorks, Owensboro, KY Michael E. Horn and the Michael E. Horn Family Foundation The Marilyn & William Young Charitable Foundation Modern Welding, Owensboro, KY $100,000 – $299,000 Fletcher Bright, Chattanooga, TN Owensboro Health, Owensboro, KY Daviess County Fiscal Court, Owensboro, KY The Kentucky Arts Council Carl Pagter, Walnut Creek, CA

$50,000 – $99,999

Thorpe McKenzie, Chattanooga, TN Larry and Frankie Hager, Owensboro, KY Peter and Katherine Kuykendall, Warrenton, VA Bob and Lenda Anderson, Owensboro, KY

$25,000 – $49,999

John and Mary Medley, Owensboro, KY Col. Tom Riggs, Pinecastle Records National Endowment for the Arts International Bluegrass Music Association, Nashville, TN Independance Bank, Owensboro, KY The Lester E. Yeager Charitable Trust, Owensboro, KY Dr. and Mrs. Terry Tyler, Owensboro, KY Warren Hellman, San Francisco, CA $15,000 – $24,999 D’Addario Foundation for the Performing Arts Jubilation Foundation Tides Foundation Gabrielle and Maggie Gray Owensboro-Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau Christine and Michael Manno, Bill Monroe Centennial State of Kentucky Department of Tourism and Travel, ROMP The Tyler Foundation, Baltimore, MD Martha Marcom, Video Oral History Project George and Natalie McCeney, Video Oral History Project Kenergy, Owensboro, KY Moonlite Bar-B-Q, Owensboro, KY Ross and Nancy Leazenby, Owensboro, KY

Hours of Operation

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

Closed on Mondays

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:

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

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

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