The GRAMMY Museum Mississippi is an interactive museum located in Cleveland, Mississippi, United States, focused on the continuing musical achievements of Mississippians. The museum opened on March 5, 2016.
Mississippi is known around the world as the “Birthplace of America’s Music” – and for good reason. After you’ve explored other cultural music hotspots in Mississippi, such as the Mississippi Blues Trail and the Mississippi Country Music Trail, be sure to head over to GRAMMY Museum Mississippi. Learn about Mississippi GRAMMY Awards history, experience one-of-a-kind exhibits, and so much more at 800 W Sunflower Rd.,Cleveland, MS.
What Are the GRAMMY Awards?
Presented by the Recording Academy each year, the GRAMMY Awards, sometimes just called the GRAMMYs, recognize outstanding achievements in the music industry.. The awards, which are depictions of gilded gramophones, are granted across genres and in various categories, including the following:
- New artist
- Group performance
- Music video
- Lifetime achievement
- Hall of Fame
- Global music album
GRAMMY Museum Mississippi and Our State’s History
The mission of GRAMMY Museum Mississippi is “to provide unique learning opportunities based on the enduring legacies of all forms of music; the entire creative and technological processes of recording; and the history of the GRAMMY Awards with a focus on the continuing achievements of Mississippians.” Since its opening on March 5, 2016, visitors have been able to experience our state’s rich history in blues, country, rock-and-roll, pop, and other genres and learn about legendary Mississippi-born musicians including:
- Elvis Presley
- Faith Hill
- Jimmy Buffett
- Conway Twitty
- Lance Bass
- Muddy Waters
- Fingers Taylor
- And many more
GRAMMY Museum Mississippi’s grand opening was made possible by the Cleveland Music Foundation, a non-profit specifically developed to construct the museum and oversee its operations.
Exhibits and Programs
Spread across 28,000 square feet on Delta State University’s campus, GRAMMY Museum Mississippi is home to a state-of-the-art soundstage with seating for 130 people, educational and public programs such as summer day camps, and over two dozen interactive exhibits, including:
- History of the GRAMMY Awards
- Great GRAMMY Performances
- On the Red Carpet
- History of Dance
- Singing & Songwriting/Producing Pods
- Legacy of the Electric Guitar
- Iconic Instruments
- Mono to Surround
- The Roland Room
- Culture Shock
- Mississippi Gallery
- Sanders Soundstage
Hours of Operation and Additional Information
GRAMMY Museum Mississippi is open six days per week and closed on Mondays. Hours of operation are as follows:
- Tuesday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
- Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
- Thursday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
- Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
- Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
- Sunday: 1:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
For more information, call GRAMMY Museum Mississippi at 662-441-0100. For assistance with planning your itinerary for your trip to Mississippi, utilize our trip planner, or contact Visit Mississippi today.