Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

  • rock and roll hall of fame
    rock and roll hall of fame, may 2016.jpg
    the rock and roll hall of fame in 2016
    establishedapril 20, 1983; 36 years ago (1983-04-20)
    dedicated september 1, 1995
    location1100 rock and roll boulevard
    (east 9th street at lake erie)
    cleveland, ohio, u.s. 44114
    coordinates41°30′31″n 81°41′44″w / 41°30′31″n 81°41′44″w / 41.50861; -81.69556
    visitors543,000 (2016)[1]
    presidentgreg harris
    public transit accessgcrta rockhall.com

    the rock and roll hall of fame (rrhof) is a museum and hall of fame located in downtown cleveland, ohio, on the shore of lake erie. the museum documents the history of rock music and the artists, producers, engineers, and other notable figures who have influenced its development.

    the rock and roll hall of fame foundation was established on april 20, 1983, by ahmet ertegun, founder and chairman of atlantic records. after a long search for the right city, cleveland was chosen in 1986 as the hall of fame's permanent home. architect i. m. pei designed the new museum, and it was dedicated on september 1, 1995.

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, May 2016.jpg
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2016
EstablishedApril 20, 1983; 36 years ago (1983-04-20)
Dedicated September 1, 1995
Location1100 Rock and Roll Boulevard
(East 9th Street at Lake Erie)
Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. 44114
Coordinates41°30′31″N 81°41′44″W / 41°30′31″N 81°41′44″W / 41.50861; -81.69556
Visitors543,000 (2016)[1]
PresidentGreg Harris
Public transit accessGCRTA rockhall.com

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (RRHOF) is a museum and hall of fame located in downtown Cleveland, Ohio, on the shore of Lake Erie. The museum documents the history of rock music and the artists, producers, engineers, and other notable figures who have influenced its development.

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation was established on April 20, 1983, by Ahmet Ertegun, founder and chairman of Atlantic Records. After a long search for the right city, Cleveland was chosen in 1986 as the Hall of Fame's permanent home. Architect I. M. Pei designed the new museum, and it was dedicated on September 1, 1995.