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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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All reviews self guided tour grand ole opry mother church of country music backstage tour old church country classics historic venue amy grant great acoustics minnie pearl music venue great history beautiful building piece of history music history lots of history bucket list
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Reviewed today

Cool to sit in wooden church pews in the Mother Church of country music. Very easy to get through security and get seated. Gift shop gal recommended selecting wine/beer from the Ryman Restaurant to carry to our seats rather than wait on long lines inside.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank badodson1121
Reviewed today via mobile

I loved the tour. Didn’t realize the history there. Was very informative. Easily self navigated. We enjoyed it very much.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Aspirations01
Reviewed today via mobile

I really enjoyed the informational film at the beginning. It has a rich history ! You can walk freely throughout the facility and there are a lot of artifacts from performers from the past

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank M1444PNchrism
Reviewed yesterday

If you visit Nashville or live here you must catch a show at the Ryman. It is an historic place and the performers are always great.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank H5657CAdaveb
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Enjoyed an evening concert. Our location was center floor just before the balcony started. It was very entertaining with Mr. Gatlain as being host. The music was great. Would have liked to have attended the John Mellancamp. But it was sold out. It was within...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank tazlo
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Seeing my all-time favorite, Gregory Alan Isakov at the iconic Ryman Auditorium was more than I imagined! I sat in the second row and was truly touched by this event. Just knowing the Ryman’s history made it that much better.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kathy F
Reviewed yesterday

Wish we could have seen a performance here but everything was sold out. But the tour of this historic auditorium is interesting and worth the time.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank slscottxny
Reviewed yesterday

We went to the Ryman to see Little Feat in concert - celebrating their 50 years of rocking out. We had a fabulous time - good seat location but not necessarily the most comfortable seats. Then again, it's a real old venue.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank SLiebbe
Reviewed 2 days ago

There is a fascinating story of how the Ryman started up to the time it was nearly demolished to the present day where it is still used. Starting as a church, it was able to hold many people. There are photos of all the people...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 2travelers-trip
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If your in Nashville you have to take the tour of the Ryman! So much history in this building. I’ve taken the tour and went to a concert here both were very enjoyable experiences! The gift shop has a lot of cute stuff as well.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank lizsH8412IY
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18 February 2019|
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Response from TinaB3158 | Reviewed this property |
I went to look at the tickets but they were sold out. It might mean that you can show up with paper tickets. I've been to a few concerts that were online admission only so you have to show them the barcode on your... More
3 January 2019|
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Response from JByrd90 | Reviewed this property |
I would keep checking their website. I bought tickets a week before the event at the last minute, but I wouldn’t take a chance waiting until you got there due to the long lines and parking. Most events are sold out.
7 November 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!