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Located in the heart of Downtown Nashville on 2nd Avenue, The George Jones features everything visitors and locals alike want for an authentic Nashville experience:  live music, a museum, restaurant, coffee shop and rooftop bar.

The main floor restaurant offers a full menu of mouthwatering Smokehouse specials, featuring ribs, brisket, pork, and chicken.  Smoked in-house daily, the Smokehouse BBQ menu puts a ‘Nashville’ twist on Southern staples.  Crowd favorites include the Nashville Hot Chicken Bites, Memphis Sushi, homemade hummus and Smoked Brisket Sandwich.  Be sure to wash it down with the famous Nashville Lemonade.

With live music daily, the main floor and rooftop stages showcase some of the city’s best country bands and musicians.  You can find the music line-up and events calendar on their website (

A daily happy hour features special prices on drinks and appetizers— a perfect way to wind down the day or start up your night.

The world-class, 8,000 square foot museum houses a stunning collection of George Jones memorabilia and artifacts that tell the story of George Jones and country music.  Did you know George had more top 40 hits than any country artist in history?

As one of Music City's best rooftop bars, the sweeping views of the Cumberland River and Downtown Nashville are unbeatable.  In the fall and winter months, the rooftop is heated and partially covered.

When visiting Nashville, The George Jones needs to be at the top of your ‘must-see’ list!  The George Jones— Nashville Happens Here.


Experience the life and legacy of country music icon George Jones at The George Jones Museum located in the heart of downtown Nashville.  See George Jones memorabilia up close and personal in one of Music City’s best museums.  Watch performances, listen to some of his hits, and immerse yourself in George’s powerful story.

- See George’s infamous John Deere lawn mower.

- Take a photo on the giant rocking chair.

- Sing along with The Possum’s hits in the karaoke recording booth.

- Afterwards, grab some delicious barbecue at the restaurant on the main floor or head on up to the rooftop for drinks and unbeatable views.

From his lawnmower and his rhinestone-covered Nudie suits to his multiple awards, the George Jones Museum offers an intimate approach to the life of George “The Possum” Jones.  With incredible attention to detail, the museum houses an expansive array of artifacts and memorabilia important to telling the story of the man many consider the greatest country singer of all time.

George Jones had more country songs on the Billboard chart and more Top 40 songs than any country artist in history.  Although his influence expands over multiple genres, it’s most especially heard through the work of some of today’s most notable country artists, such as Alan Jackson, Brad Paisley, Kenny Chesney, and Dierks Bentley.  The museum gives visitors insight into where George’s story began, and how the country music industry continues to tell it through music.

After browsing the museum, be sure to explore the rest of the enormous four-story building.  With a smokehouse BBQ restaurant, coffee shop, and gift shop on the first floor to an incredible rooftop bar, The George Jones and The George Jones Museum are a must-see on your Nashville bucket list!

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The George Jones Museum


128 2nd Ave N
Nashville, TN 37201


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