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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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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!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
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Sylvania, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

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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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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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
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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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Milledgeville, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

When we bought the GroupOn to visit we did not know what to expect. Now we have a place to take future guests to. Who knew we had a treasure like this so close by. A treasure chest of 1960-1970's rock history. I put this place at the top of the list for any visitor to Macon. A must see!

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Charleston, SC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

the thrill to actually see where the band lived in their hey days - the collection of personal items - the sheer history -

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Bristol
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

For any Allman Brothers Band fans this is a must. They supply walk through notes for all the exhibits at the museum and also a plan of Rose Hill Cemetery were Duane Allman and Berry Oakley are buried as well as the grave of Elizabeth Reed who was inspiration for Berry's song. Bothe Museum and Cemetery are very easy to... More 

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