Hatch Show Print Guided Print Shop Tour in Nashville, TN

222 Rep. John Lewis Way S,Nashville, TN 37203
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Take a tour and discover the artistry and history of the letterpress! The Hatch Family started the letterpress printing business in Nashville more than a century ago, creating beauty in the simplicity found in fonts and formatting. Today, guests can admire the skill and creativity that goes into this passing art form at the Hatch Show Print shop!

up to 1 hrs

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Nashville Travel Experts
  • This is a 140-year-old shop that has kept the letterpress printing tradition alive.
  • The Hatch Show Print tour is a sensory and educational experience.
  • See a century and a half's worth of brilliantly colored posters printed for your favorite entertainers.
  • Create and take home your keepsake poster.
  • Tour duration is approximately 1 hour.
  • Suitable for all ages. Children ages 5 and under are admitted free.
  • Bring your camera.


from Hatch Show Print Guided Print Shop Tour
Learn about the history and craft of letterpress printing on this guided tour of Hatch Show Print in Nashville. See brilliantly colored posters printed for your favorite entertainers for over a century.

Hatch Show Print is one of America's oldest working letterpress print shops and has created original work for Elvis Presley, Grand Ole Opry stars, and many of today's artists. Hatch Show Print produces reprints of classic posters and does new work daily.

Handle the tools of the trade and create your souvenir poster to take home.

Nashville's Hatch Show Print Guided Print Shop Tour is fun for the whole family.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Hatch Show Print Guided Print Shop Tour

Where is the Hatch Show Print located?

Hatch Show Print is located at 224 Rep. John Lewis Way S, Nashville, TN 37203, inside the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.

How long is the Hatch Show Print Tour?

The hatch show print tour is approximately 1 hour.

What are their operation hours?

This iconic letterpress poster shop is open Sunday to Friday, 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM. Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day. Tours are conducted between 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

Is the shop family friendly?

The Hatch Show Print is fit for all ages. Children ages 5 and under are admitted for free.

Is parking available on site?

There are several paid lots located around the area. There is no dedicated Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum or Hatch Show Print parking. The nearest parking lots are by Music City and Hilton Hotel. Music City's (6th Avenue South and Demonbreun) parking rate ranges from $7-$10, depending on the duration and time of your entry. Hilton Hotel Nashville from across the road has an hourly rate of $10 per hour, with $35 daily max payment.

Is hotel pick ups and drop offs available?

No. Make sure to be there early to get the best parking spots!

Can I bring my pet?

Service animals are allowed. Emotional support animals or pets are not allowed.

What do I bring?

You can bring your camera into the museum, but flash photography, selfie sticks, and tripods are prohibited. No video recording is allowed in the Museum galleries, during Historic RCA Studio B tours, Hatch Show Print tours, and Museum programs. Personal items larger than 16 x 17 x 8 will not be permitted in the Museum and cannot be checked in for storage at the Museum.

Can I leave the Hatch Show Print area and come back the same day?

To ensure they maintain appropriate social distancing your tickets are only valid during your selected entry. The guided tour can only be taken once.

Can I check a bag or my coat?

No, they cannot store items during your visit. Bags must be no larger than a standard backpack.