TEMPORARILY CLOSEDOpen every day (except December 25)
10:00 am to 5:30 pm
Admission is always free!
2 Massachusetts Ave., N.E.
Washington, DC 20002
Born Gertrude Malissa Nix Pridgett, “Ma” Rainey was called the “mother of the blues.” She specialized in a down-home style of classic blues, and her fame grew simultaneously with the spread of the blues genre.