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Gibson Factory

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Address: 145 Lt George Lee Ave, Memphis, TN 38103
Phone Number: 901-544-7998
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It's cool to see all the guitars in the lobby just as a little something to do. I've never taken the tour, but I'm sure it was be interesting. There must be 30-50 guitars in the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

It's cool to see all the guitars in the lobby just as a little something to do. I've never taken the tour, but I'm sure it was be interesting. There must be 30-50 guitars in the lobby sales area. Location is right across the street from the Memphis Grizzlies arena and one block from Beale Street. Cool place to check... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

If you are a guitar player this place is a must go. You can see the whole process of how the semi-hollow bodies are made from start to finish. I had a great time!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed seeing all the different guitars. They actually take you through the factory so you get to see employees building the guitars. Overall a neat experience

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Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Interesting factory tour if you want to see how Gibson makes its electric guitars. If you are interested in acoustic guitars, you have to get to their plant in Montana.

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Manchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We took the last tour of the day and were almost too late as it was almost booked up. My tip would be to book in advance if you can. You tour the factory and see the guitars take shape. My husband picked this out as his favourite visit in Memphis and we did do Gracelands!

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Cold Lake, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

My husband is the guitar buff but I thoroughly enjoyed this tour as well. I expected the tour to walk past glass windows and look at the workers inside the factory. Instead we are lead right through the working factory! Closeup views at the workers at each stage of creation. Very interesting. Quite noisy as you can tell as all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Great tour round the factory showing how the guitars are made.Good guide made the tour interesting.No photography inside the factory.Shop is well stocked.

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Tomball, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

If you have the time this is a very interesting tour, especially if you love guitars. We absolutely loved it.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Our group visited on a Saturday when the factory wasn't operational - perhaps that was our first problem. That said, I'm a musician myself, so I was still hoping to be interested in this tour. In the end, the tour was kind of boring! Our guide was only alright - a little disjointed in his information. I would do this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I am happy to say that I visited this. They dont let anybody take pictures inside which sucks, but I understand. I am a musician, and to see this legendary guitar being built was a dream of mine!

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Additional Information about Gibson Factory

Address: 145 Lt George Lee Ave, Memphis, TN 38103
Phone Number: 901-544-7998
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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