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Ma Rainey House & Blues Museum

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805 5th Avenue, Columbus, GA, United States

Phone: 706-641-5933

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The Ma Rainey House & Blues Museum is located in the fully restored home of Gertrude “Ma Rainey” Pridgett (1886-1939). She enjoyed national fame as a gospel and blues performer and recording artist in the 1920’s. Known as “The Mother of the Blues,” she received the 1993 Georgia Woman of Achievement Award and in 1992 was inducted in the Georgia Music Hall of Fame. A stamp honoring her was issued in 1994 and is available for purchase by collectors. 

Hours of Operation

Hours of Operation:
Monday - 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday:  Closed 
Sunday: Closed

Operation Hours Notes

Groups of 4 people or more, reservations are required, please schedule a tour time by calling the director at 706-641-5933. 

Fees/Rates

Free Admission

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