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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

Happy Birthday Ronnie. Congrats on 40 #1 hits. Ryman Auditorium is the best concert venue in Nashville. Can’t say there’s a bad seat in the house!!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 270bryanl
Reviewed yesterday

It was great to be in a historical landmark. The show was awesome! The seats were very difficult to be comfortable in. Our row was sold as a 5 seater. It was more like a 4 seater. One of us had to sit on the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ThisOrAny
Reviewed yesterday

We took the greyline tour which included admission to the Ryman and Country Music Hall of Fame. It was a quick, self guided tour, but full of history.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank shannonl916
Reviewed yesterday

The venue was excellent, ticket purchase was convenient and eating establishments close to the venue. The interior of the auditorium was authentic and I could just hear Patsy Cline and Loretta Lynn singing. Surprise was that the Riders of the Night played, along with a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lots of history as it details the evolution of country music with vintage video, photographs and artifacts. A special Judds exhibit was on display at the time of our visit. Elvis’ gold Cadillac was on display along with other cars. Expect to spend a few...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Christina M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

enjoyed the show . it was a packed house and the place is beautiful and full of energy and excitement. I enjoyed walking around inside and taking it all in.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gloria T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were at the Ryland auditorium for a concert, a tour and for "the Grand Ole Opre". What an amazing venue! What history. Each visit was wonderful, magical. Try to get a seat towards the center for better viewing. Bring chair pads, pews are hard.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank emptynester5
Reviewed 2 days ago

Unless going there for an event, visiting the Ryman is really just visiting a nice auditorium with lots of history. Nice but...

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Charles B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a wonderful gem for Nashville. This historic building is full of wonderful memoribilia for all. This is a must for people to see when coming to Nashville.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank clydeself1
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were here on the Night Mark Wills was inducted into the Opry as a member and I can say that it was simply the most enjoyable evening my husband and I have had in a long time. The Gatlins were there and I just...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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3 January 2019|
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Response from maliace | Reviewed this property |
Nope! You can get them at the auditorium.
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!
7 November 2018|
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Response from gary e | Reviewed this property |
We did not and had no problems.Very interesting.