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Nashville: Ryman Auditorium Self-Guided Tour

4.8 / 5

80 reviews

Activity provider: Opry Entertainment Group

Nashville: Ryman Auditorium Self-Guided Tour

Activity provider: Opry Entertainment Group

From US$ 35.50 per person

Discover the Ryman Auditorium, the mother church of country music, which has been a Nashville icon since 1892. Experience the 'Soul of Nashville' interactive video experience and then explore the venue at your own pace as you soak up the music history.

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  • Enjoy a self-guided tour of the Ryman Auditorium
  • See priceless pieces of country music history
  • Experience the all-new 'Soul of Nashville' pre-tour experience
Full description

For more than 125 years, Nashville's iconic Ryman Auditorium has been entertaining guests and making music history. Enjoy a self-guided tour as you learn about the Ryman's place in Nashville history and the stars that have launched their career on this famous stage. Join the 'Soul of Nashville' multimedia experience for a thrilling lesson in Ryman Auditorium history featuring stars like Vince Gill, Sheryl Crow, and Darius Rucker. Inside the auditorium, find exhibits and short films featuring your favorite stars of yesterday and today. Some of the stars represented are Emmylou Harris, Ricky Skaggs, and Trisha Yearwood. You'll even get the opportunity to take a special photo on the iconic stage.

  • Entry tickets & places visited
    • Ryman Auditorium entry ticket

  • Who you’ll be with
    • Host or greeter: English

  • Transport
    • Not included: transport

  • Food & drink
    • Not included: food & drink

  • Equipment
    • Movies

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Meeting point

Please proceed to Ryman Auditorium, 116 Rep. John Lewis Way N, Nashville, TN 37219, USA.

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What to bring

  • Camera

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
  • Pets (assistance dogs allowed)
  • Video recording
  • Audio recording

Know before you go

  • Tickets are non-refundable
  • If your selected tour time is not available, you will be placed on the next available departure time
  • This is a self-guided experience. No guide will accompany you in the auditorium
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 80 reviews

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That space is wonderful ! The documentary available before the tour is very well done and is a window to the future for this type of museum format . Holograms , multiple projections , etc . The curation of the museum incorporated with a working venue is wonderful . I would love to see a show there in the future .

August 13, 2022

The vibe of this old church is awesome. It is well worth taking the time to learn about the beginnings of this historically significant structure and the people who work so hard to keep it going and preserve it. But most importantly, the long standing tradition of music and other performances that make that are so important to the history of Nashville!

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September 20, 2021

It was a very nice tour. Lots to see. Never realized the significance of or even the name of the Ryman. Glad it wasn't reduced to rubble for re-development due to the rich history it holds/held. I'm not really a fanatical C&W music person although I do enjoy it for the most part-older stuff like Oak Ridge Boys; Statler Brothers; Marty Robbins.

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August 31, 2021

Product ID: 370636