W. C. Handy Museum


W.C. Handy is "The Father of the Blues." The museum presents interesting historical facts and articles. The first song recorded by W.C. Handy became known as "The Memphis Blues" and was played all of the country and universe. The knowledgeable staff can give you the history and culture behind the rise of W.C. Handy as the famous Blues Man of Memphis. This is a must see! The W.C. Handy Museum is just off of Beale Street at the intersection of Beale and 4th St.


352 Beale Street
Memphis, Tennessee 38103
United States

352 Beale St., Memphis, TN 38103

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  • History of Blues
  • Home of W.C. Handy
  • Priceless artifacts from W.C. Handy


Tues. - Sat. 10:00 AM - 5 PM

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901 527-3427

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