The Hank Williams Museum, Montgomery, Alabama
The Hank Williams Museum, Montgomery, Alabama | Photo Credit: Violet Sky Adventures
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The Hank Williams Museum is home to a large collection of some of the first King of Country’s Music personal items. On display include some of Williams hats, albums and even his Baby Blue 1952 Cadillac. Learn all about the life and legacy of Hank Williams at this fascinating museum.

History

While many of the items on display are on loan from the private collections of Hank Williams children, one of the most notable pieces on display is the famous 1952 Baby Blue Cadillac that belonged the Hank Williams. It happens to be the car the he was traveling in when he passed away in the backseat in 1953. His son, Hank Williams Jr. later drove the car.

Some other items on exhibit are blankets and toys from Hank Williams childhood growing up in Alabama. There are a few of his hats and boots. Hank Williams was one of the first country stars to wear shirts with flashy stitching and rhinestones. There is also some items that once belonged to his wife Audrey, including furniture from their family home in Nashville.

Even more, there is a display of some personal items from country artists that claimed to be inspired by Hank Williams, including George Jones and Johnny Paycheck.

Also nearby the museum, is the Hank Williams Statue and just a few blocks away the gravesite of Hank Williams and his wife Audrey.

How to Visit

The Hank Williams Museum is located at 118 Commerce Street in Montgomery, Alabama. There is no photography allowed inside the museum. For more information about hours and admission, please visit the official website here.

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