We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Texas Country Music Hall of Fame & the Tex Ritter Museum

310 W Panola St, Carthage, TX 75633-2535
+1 903-694-9561
Review Highlights
Very interesting

We found this by accident when in the area. It is truly a treasure. We really enjoyed the tour, and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Julie K
Sherman, Texas
Worth the drive

Made a day trip specifically for this. Met hoped-for expectations. Educational, entertaining... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2017
Steve G
Palestine, Texas
via mobile
Read all 45 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good24%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
310 W Panola St, Carthage, TX 75633-2535
+1 903-694-9561
Write a Review
Reviews (45)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 45 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found this by accident when in the area. It is truly a treasure. We really enjoyed the tour, and being able to linger and enjoy the memories. They have a nice gift shop and the lady working there was so knowledgeable. Such a hidden...More

Thank Julie K
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Made a day trip specifically for this. Met hoped-for expectations. Educational, entertaining, personable staff, excellent exhibits. Rhonda walked us around to orient us before letting us wander. Extremely thoughtful. Gift shop has many CDs and stocks cassette tapes for visiting vintage car clubs, a nice...More

Thank Steve G
Reviewed 13 June 2017

A great experience with so much Texas Country Music history. The memorabilia displayed from each artist is a step back in time and well worth a visit.

1  Thank Teresa D
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I have been to many events at the TCMHOF and Tex Ritter Museum. It is a beautiful venue and is absolutely spotless clean. It is full of Country Music history with countless interesting artifacts. They also have a well stocked gift shop that would please...More

1  Thank Kevin J
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth the stop. Easy to find and staff was excellent . Well displayed and juke box has some oldies but goodies(free).

1  Thank Rich K
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Lots of memoribilia on display from Texas Country Music artists including Tex Ritter, Willie Nelson, Clint Black and many,, many more!

1  Thank pstexas1959
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Being Country Music fans we have looked forward to the Texas Country Hall of Fame, we were definitely not disappointed. The hostess who met us upon arrival was a real delight, she gave us a brief introductory tour then turned us loose to discover on...More

3  Thank nanasuemoore
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Very good display of Texas Country Musicians inducted into the Hall of Fame. The museum also has nice display of country music friends who have shared their talent while in Carthage.

1  Thank noname1945
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This small museum is nicely arranged. It contains country music stars from Texas and friends, mostly traditional stars from the early days. It also has a display of John Ritter-of Three's Company fame- who is Tex Ritter's son.

1  Thank Teaxasborn5
Reviewed 13 July 2016

This Museum I wanted to see, so it came across, when we planned our motorcycle tour through Texas. Nice ladies at the reception. They gave us a quick introduction and than let us enjoy the collection of Texas born Country stars. A lot of information...More

1  Thank Laird43
Nearby Restaurants
Jalapeno Tree Mexican Restaurant
64 reviews
.51 km away
Texas Tea Room
35 reviews
.34 km away
Rancho Granda
16 reviews
.85 km away
Comer's BBQ and Catfish
5 reviews
.47 km away
Nearby Attractions
Chimp Haven
20 reviews
39.44 km away
The Depot Museum
5 reviews
42.74 km away
Scottsville Cemetery
14 reviews
43.77 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Louise D
31 August 2016|
Answer Show all 6 answers
Response from Laird43 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, it is Great that you stop by there. It should have open on a Tuesday. I can check if you want