Rock & Roll Hall of Fame extends hours for induction week

April 4, 2018

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame extends hours for induction week

CLEVELAND, Ohio - You’ll have more chances to experience the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame as it offers extended hours on select days leading up to this year’s inductions ceremony on Saturday, April 14.

Fans will be able to browse exhibits 10 a.m.-11 p.m., Saturday, April 7, as well as 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Thursday, April 12, and 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Friday, April 13. The Rock Hall is typically open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and open until 9 p.m. on Wednesday nights.

It’s an opportunity for tourists and locals to share in the excitement ahead of the big event, which marks the induction of Nina Simone, The Cars, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, The Moody Blues and Bon Jovi. The museum attracts around 500,000 visitors annually.

Though the inductions and simulcast are sold out, the Rock Hall has a packed schedule of activities planned both at the museum and around the city throughout the week. The full run down of events is available at Rockhall.com/rockweekcle. 

This Saturday, the Rock Hall hosts their Celebration Day, which features live music by RSO (Richie Sambora and Orianthi) and Wesley Bright & the Honeytones. Fireworks will blast off at 9 p.m. Museum admission is free all day. The Rock Hall will also unveil its new Hall of Fame Experience, which is spread out over the building’s entire third floor. 

During the extended hours on Thursday, April 12, the museum will host a special screening of “Days of Future Passed Live” and a Hall of Fame Series interview with inductees The Moody Blues.

Expect the fun to return in 2020 as the Rock Hall begins hosting the inductions in Cleveland every other year.