A new museum has opened up in Dayton, OH, celebrating the area’s rich history of funk music. The space, dubbed The Funk Music Hall of Fam & Exhibition Center, has been in the works for around three years.
According to the Dayton Daily News museum president David R. Webb has long had the idea of a funk museum in Dayton, which became known for the genre in the ’70s and ’80s with the rise of groups like the Ohio Players, Zapp, Heatwave, Sun, Lakeside and Slave.
The museum, whose grand opening will take place in early 2018, is currently offering private tours and events with suggested donations. More information can be found at their website here.