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Ryman Auditorium Self-Guided Experience
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Ryman Auditorium Self-Guided Experience
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One of the most famous concert halls in the history of country music, this auditorium still hosts live music events.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
As featured in 3 Days in Nashville
116 Fifth Ave N, Nashville, TN 37219-2309
+1 615-889-3060
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Well I was disappointed. Started with a line getting in with only one check point. Then the seating was Church pews, hard to sit on for 2 plus hours. The ‘featured’ artists, one played 2 songs the other 3. The supporting entertainers were good but...More

Thank Departure4139
Reviewed yesterday

Enjoyed the history of the place. Show was ok. We did enjoy the experience. The building itself is what really made the trip worthwhile.

Thank Terri B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Make this a must see while visiting Nashville. The Ryman Auditorium is the original Opry House. Up and coming acts along with tried and true favorites. We laughed, sang along and were thoroughly entertained for hours. We bought tickets last minute at the box office....More

Thank janeinkc
Reviewed yesterday

I toured the Ryman in a self-guided tour which was part of a Gray Line tour. I was mesmerized by the history and the many artifacts from so many early country musicians. it was so moving to see the very stage where so many musicians...More

Thank dc101ga
Reviewed 2 days ago

We took in a show on Saturday night. The event was amazing. Such variety and great music!! The experience of being live during a live broadcast of the Grand Ole Opry was amazing. Not to be missed if you love country music and history.

Thank Vegan21
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Saw Tori Kelly last week. It was an excellent show in the historic Ryman. This review is of the theater, her show was 5 stars. Acoustics are great but floor seats under the balcony have pretty limited views. After being there I'm convinced if I...More

Thank adventureawaits419
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing venue for any type of concert. Sound was incredible. Glad we were able to walk to the auditorium as it was very busy

Thank Horbs525
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had no idea how special a place this was and the great diversity of artists who have played here. The video at the beginning laid it out really well. We wish we had been astute enough to have booked tickets for a show before...More

Thank toml625
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If the history doesn't bring you in...I don't know what would. Not a bad seat in the house. It was one of the best shows I've ever seen.

Thank Dan M
Reviewed 3 days ago

you must take the backstage tour. interesting music history. it's a beautiful old building with a lot of histroy.

Thank IrisR474
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Carla B
November 7, 2018|
Response from Julestwo | Reviewed this property |
We did not. We were there around 2:00 on Saturday and walked right up to get tickets with no problem for the self guided tour. Now if you want to see a show, you probably need to do that in advance!
Carla B
November 7, 2018|
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Response from moonman401 | Reviewed this property |
The day before usually will work.
September 25, 2018|
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Response from Jonathan B | Reviewed this property |
They are usually every 15 minutes starting at 9:15 IF the backstage is available. If they have a concert that night sometimes it’s a limited amount of time given for backstage tours or there will be no backstage tours at... More