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W.C. Handy Birthplace, Museum and Library

Museum

This museum dedicated to William Christopher Handy, composer of "St. Louis Blues, "Memphis Blues" and "Beale St. Blues," holds a wealth of personal memorabilia, including a trumpet, handwritten music and the piano on which he composed "St. Louis Blues."

Wheelchair Accessible

For more information visit:
http://www.florenceal.org/Community_Arts

W.C. Handy Birthplace, Museum and Library
620 W. College St.
Florence, AL 35630
256-760-6434
Hours of Operation
  • Open Tues.-Sat., 10-4
Fees
  • Adults: $2.00 Students: $0.50