W. C. Handy Birthplace reviews
Excellent little museum that tells the story of W.C. Handy's life. They do a great job of presenting the type of history that often doesn't get told in this kind of depth. Tons of Handy memorabilia..... more »
The W.C. Handy birthplace and museum was on our list of activities. We arrived near opening and we were among just two other people. The museum has a lot of good artifacts, but the tour consisted... more »
Only 3 stars because it was closed. It should have been open when we arrived, Thursday at 1015 am, and we waited for 30 minutes. It looked cool from the outside. Next time we are in the area we will try again.
The tour guide was personable and taught me a lot about W.C Handy's history. I highly recommend you give this place a visit
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