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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

We loved Nashville and really enjoyed going to the Grand Ole Opry here. It is an older venue but that gives it character.

Thank JenKevShaw
Reviewed yesterday

The Ryman Auditorium is NOT the best place to see an event. Although the building is historical - it does not serve you well to view a concert - too many obstructions (polls) in the way of the stage.

Thank deb l
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was a nice evening dir visiting the seit Guides Tour and Ärger that to see one of the shows. I only knew one song but it was nice to get Info the mood of country. The only thing that was disturbing is : you...More

Thank Anja L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I recently enjoyed a comedic act and the Ryman Auditorium. The seating was great and the staff is friendly and helpful. The acoustics were good and the building was clean and well maintained. Such history here!

Thank SusanneCooper
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great behind the scenes information on the artists, actors, performers of all kinds who performed on the stage. It is a well loved and preserved music venue with loads of history. By booking a guided tour we were able to visit the dressing rooms and...More

Thank Laura J
Reviewed 2 days ago

great guide. was the first ever to go on haunted tour in 126yrs..interesting and fun. only group to go under the venue

Thank Road820360
Reviewed 2 days ago

When in Nashville, this is a must-see venue. The Ryman offers a very interesting self-guided tour highlighting the history of country and bluegrass music with numerous showcases housing artists' instruments and costumes. A recently-produced video, shown in their theater, traces the history of the building....More

Thank vickster0425
Reviewed 2 days ago

You can take tours with backstage access. Instead opted for a concert they do almost weekly. You can wander around and get a show, well worth the stop.

Thank Eric M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We so a fantastic show which is run like clock work. If you can get tickets for a show it is worth the visit just for the regulars as well as the stars. All the people that work there could not be friendlier and more...More

Thank robertsterry
Reviewed 2 days ago

We did the self guided tour which was fine. The guided tours were sold out (did not plan this ahead - you should!). Interesting history and we certainly learned quite a bit about this 'Grand Ole Opry' original building.

Thank SusanfromHollis
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Carla B
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!
Carla B
7 November 2018|
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Response from moonman401 | Reviewed this property |
The day before usually will work.
26 September 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
Lisa M
7 September 2018|
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Response from X2731JEkims | Reviewed this property |
There is a special ticket you buy for making the cd. I saw people doing it and it looked fun.
5 September 2018|
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Response from ccraft06 | Reviewed this property |
you can get your picture "on stage" with the self guided. Its not exactly on the stage but right in front on a step. The guided tour only lets you walk on to the stage in a roped off area of about 10 feet in. The Grand ole... More