Fun at Home

Have You Ever Been to a Museum?

What is a museum? Have you ever visited one? Learn about museums, exhibits, and artifacts, and take a virtual peek inside the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum with this original song and music video:

Bring the history and magic of the Museum to your home. Explore at-home resources to use as a family below:

Discover DeFord Bailey, The Harmonica Wizard

Do you know anyone who plays the harmonica? Have you played a harmonica before? Learn all about DeFord Bailey, the Harmonica Wizard, who was a wiz at playing the instrument and is a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame! You can even take a harmonica lesson with us – come on!

DeFord Bailey

Words & Music at Home

Because music is a powerful, unifying tool—and because many of us are seeking inspiration and togetherness—we’ve created Words & Music at Home, an online extension of the Museum’s flagship music education program, Words & Music. By using the resources on this page, you can learn how to write your own original song lyric, and get tips on putting those ideas to music.

Words & Music at Home: Step-by-Step Guide

Reading Lists

Country music-themed book lists available for elementary, middle school, and young adult readers.

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