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The Allman Brothers Band Museum at the Big House

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Address: 2321 Vineville Avenue, Macon, GA 31204
Phone Number: 478-741-5551
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If you love music, you must visit this place. If you love the Allman Brothers Band, you HAVE to visit this place! Both volunteers and staff are equally friendly and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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Macon, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

For all children of the 70s this is a pilgrimmage worth doing. The house is the one on the cover of the Brothers and Sisters album. Gold records and all kind of memorabilia there. If you don't remember them not worth going.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

A must do for any Allman Brothers fan. Photos are allowed which is nice.Volunteers are very helpful with general knowledge.If you are a fanatical fan like me you probably already know more about the band than they do. Guides and maps of ABB landmarks for free. Interesting display of receipts and contracts from the early days. Was stuff really that... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

If you love music, you must visit this place. If you love the Allman Brothers Band, you HAVE to visit this place! Both volunteers and staff are equally friendly and knowledgeable. I've been several times and always leave in better spirits than when I arrived. Tell all your friends and get on down to Macon!

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Sylvania, Georgia
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7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

It was a great place to see lots of ABB history! Very Nice. Got a great recommendation to H&H restaurant!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Have to add our positive review to all the others! Very fun place....best rock n'roll memorabilia ever, whether you were a fan of the band or not! Very well -displayed!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

If you're not a fan, you probably don't need to see this. There's not a lot here to excite someone who's not into the band. However, if you are a fan, there a huge amount of memorabilia to see.

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Fitzgerald, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

It would take days to appreciate every item on display, and they say that is only a third of the collection. A remarkable achievement and a tribute to the handful of people who weren't willing to let the music die in Macon.

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Chatham, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Well worth the trip while travelling on I-75. Easy to get to. Walk down memory lane for baby boomers who remember the era of the Allman Brothers Band. Richard, the collection and merchandise director, was amazing to talk to and learn about ABB, Government Mule, Warren Haynes, Tedeschi Trucks Band and all members over the years. If you are looking... More 

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Kingston, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

What an interesting and enjoyable museum! Driving down from Canada can be boring but this stop, conveniently just blocks from the I-75, made a great road trip moment. The volunteer staff are great (thanks Greg!) and knowledgeable. We so enjoyed this very personal look at the early days for this great southern band. The gift shop, staffed by a helpful... More 

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Monroe, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

An absolute must-see for any Allman Brothers Band fan. A definite must-see for any southern rock fan. A must-see for an 70s rock fan. Greg (no, not that Gregg) walked around with me giving me added details and insights into the home and the collection. The whole staff just seemed to have a passion for the place and the band.

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