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Ryman Auditorium

116 Fifth Ave N, Nashville, TN 37219
615 889 3060
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As featured in 3 days in Nashville
Ranked #4 of 121 attractions in Nashville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Theaters, Concerts
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: One of the most famous concert halls in the history of country music, this auditorium still hosts live music events.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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Philadelphia, PA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

The main tour that we did ourselves was good, but the extra money for the "backstage tour" was wasted. We had a very stern older gentleman who basically recited a script at breakneck speed, pointing at pictures on the wall. He also made sure to tell us he doesn't like the "new sound" to country music and doesn't care who... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Just wish there was more video or television footage. The displays were interesting and the timeline amazing--just a bit overwhelming and hard to stand too long as others are trying to get access to the display.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

We had alot of fun at the Ryman always good to go back in time. the entertainment was grest and we got to meet and greet with the stars.

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Jamesville, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

If you are a country fan, the Ryman is a must visit. However, we attended a performance by Beck, not really knowing who he was, were shocked to find out that he was like a heavy medal group. I think all the old country performers must be turning over in their graves knowing that that type of performance is now... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

you could not visit Nashville and not visit the home of the Grand Ole Oprey. we are both fans of all kinds of music and we just had to visit and we were not disappointed, we took the optional guided tour which was only a few dollars more than the self guided tour but differs as you get to see... More

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new jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

We opted for the backstage tour at the Ryman Auditorium and it was a very good decision. If you are a fan of country music and the Opry, you must take this tour. Our guide was excellent, and her knowledge of the history of the Ryman just added to the experience. The tour takes you backstage to some of the... More

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

My partner is a country music fan and has always wanted to visit the Mother Church of Country Music. We were not disappointed and even if you are not a country music fan it is definitely worth a visit.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

This was our first visit to the Ryman, having heard about from our visits to the Grand Ole Opry. The building is beautiful and well cared for and the staff is exceedingly friendly and helpful. We went to one of the Bluegrass nights (Thursdays during the summer) and the music and musicians were excellent. One downside to Bluegrass Nights -... More

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Union Bridge, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

I had been to the Ryman when I was a child and again about 10-15 years ago. This time I took my husband who had never visited Nashville. I liked that it is a self-guided tour, not too expensive, and there is not a long wait to get in.

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Batavia, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

What a great place to visit! Loved it! It was very cool to see the exhibit on Minnie Pearl! Educational!

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