The National Bird Dog Museum

The National Bird Dog Museum is dedicated to the preservation and perpetuation of bird dog, field trial, and hunting traditions. Located in Grand Junction, Tennessee, an hour east of metropolitan Memphis and within easy driving distance of Nashville, the museum houses a repository of art, photography, and memorabilia about field trials, shooting sports, and over forty breeds of bird dogs, including pointing, flushing, and retrieving breeds. The museum is a 30,000 square foot facility housing the Field Trial Hall of Fame, Sporting Dog Hall of Fame, Retriever Hall of Fame, and the Wildlife Heritage Center.

The Field Trial Hall of Fame displays portraits, photographs, personal belongings, and trophies of the most important figures, both human and canine, that have impacted the sports of field trialing and bird hunting.

The Sporting Dog Hall of Fame exhibits more portraits, photographs, and memorabilia showcasing specific dog breeds - including American Brittany, English Cocker Spaniel, English Springer Spaniel, German Shorthaired Pointer, Irish / Red Setter, Vizsla, and Weimaraner.

The Retriever Hall of Fame casts the spotlight on the various retriever breeds, such as Labrador Retrievers, Golden Retrievers, and American Chesapeake Retrievers.

The Wildlife Heritage Center consists of a large collection of taxidermy showcasing the wildlife of North America and the William F. Brown Memorial Library. The library has an extensive collection of bird dog and game bird literature, a collection of stud books dating back to the 1910s, various periodicals including American Field, and resource material pertaining to wildlife conservation and resource management.

The National Bird Dog Museum is a part of the Bird Dog Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with revenue generated solely through donations from supporters. Benefactor participation is vital to our continued operation and all gifts to the Foundation are tax deductible to the extent provided by U.S. law.

HOURS

Tuesday through Friday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
CLOSED MONDAYS

Current News and Announcements

Condolences to the Driggers Family

Posted on Thursday 20th September 2018 08:03:08 PM

We here at the National Bird Dog Museum are saddened by another loss of one of our board members and friends, Don Driggers. Don was the former president of the Bird Dog Foundation's board of directors. He was very supportive of the museum. .. more ..

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Condolences to the Crouse Family

Posted on Monday 13th August 2018 06:43:00 PM

We here at the National Bird Dog Museum are saddened by the loss of one our board members and friends, Jim Crouse. Jim passed away on August 9, 2018 in an ATV accident. He will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Crouse family.

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National Bird Hunters Association Awards Banquet

Posted on Monday 30th July 2018 09:20:45 PM

The National Bird Hunters Association held their annual awards banquet here at the National Bird Dog Museum this year on July 28, 2018. The banquet was well attended and was a really fun event for everyone involved. We here at the National .. more ..

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