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W.C. Handy Birthplace, Museum and Library

Museum

W.C. Handy, the “Father of the Blues,” wrote beloved songs such as “St. Louis Blues” and “Beale Street Blues.” The W.C. Handy Birthplace, Museum & Library in Florence houses the world’s most complete collection of Handy’s personal papers and artifacts, including his trumpet, piano and handwritten music.

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
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