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Boston, Massachusetts

Folk Americana Roots Hall of Fame

A unique music museum housed in a historic Boston theater. 

The Boch Center Wang Theatre, located in the heart of Boston’s Theatre District, is celebrating the history of music with a unique—and still-growing—museum. 

Visit the theater, and you’ll be able to take a tour of the beautiful space. These theatre tours not only celebrate the history of the building, but also the history of music in New England and around the world.

The Hall of Fame’s collection highlights the history of Folk, Americana, and Roots music. You’ll be able to see items such as informational displays and musical memorabilia. Among the most intriguing elements are larger-than-life busts of Civil Rights-era musicians such as Woody Guthrie and Lead Belly called “Cultural Heroes.” 

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Theater tours are hourly from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., seven days a week. Tours are about one hour long, but the staff is accommodating to all schedules. 

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