News

Country Music Hall of Fame undergoing $100M expansion

Country Music Hall of Fame undergoing $100M expansion

$100 MILLION EXPANSION: In this April 10, photo, a 52-foot replica of an acoustic guitar is seen in a new section of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville, Tenn. Educational exhibits are part of the $100 million expansion. Photo: Associated Press/Mark Humphrey

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nothing like a little extra elbow room — even if it costs $100 million dollars.

That’s the amount that the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum has dropped to expand its digs in Nashville.

The additional space has more than doubled the space the museum has to show off its items — and includes more interactive and contemporary exhibits. The new expansion will be opened tomorrow.

Among the additions to the museum: an educational wing named after Taylor Swift.

A museum official says it’s hoped the extra room will draw more fans of current country music.

Portland Weather

condition Condition: Overcast
Temperature: 19°
High: 27° - Low: 11°

Latest Headlines

6 hours ago in Entertainment

Bill Murray tosses fans’ phones off rooftop

billmurray

The "Ghostbusters" star was unwinding at rooftop restaurant in California on Thursday when he spotted two starstruck fans trying to snap his photo.

7 hours ago in Entertainment

OPENING WEEKEND: ‘Deadpool,’ ‘Zoolander 2’ to battle at the box office

15-overlay-6

Here's a look at some of the films set to open this weekend.

7 hours ago in Entertainment, National

Roses and roaches: Cold-hearted Valentine’s Day ideas

valentines

With the coldest air in more than a decade forecast to grip the United States this Valentine's Day weekend, the holiday dedicated to love is flashing its frigid side.