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Gibson Factory

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145 Lt George Lee Ave, Memphis, TN 38103-4025
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We did the 2pm tour on Sept 20, 2018. As a guitar player, I was impressed with the workmanship displayed in the shop. I can now understand why Gibson guitars are so expensive. All that hands on workmanship costs money. Our tour guide was Kyle....More

Thank Roger H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you are guitar fan while in Memphis you should not miss the Gibson guitar factory! Not that is exciting but because of legendary brand. You will not learn much about the secrets of guitar making but you will tick the box. At low price!

Thank Darek_Swidnica
Reviewed 5 days ago

Tickets sell out fast people! And they do not have tours every day of the week, nor do they seem to have tours at any time past business hours. If you really want to go...please buy your tickets ahead of time. We missed out, and...More

1  Thank bobcav
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The visit itself is worth its price for people interested in guitars. However, our guide (don’t remember his name) was terrible. He is not understandable and even arrogant. I hope this is not this young guy’s main job

Thank Toon V
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first time to tour the Gibson Guitar Factory and our guide, Cowboy, who also worked in the factory, was excellent and very knowledgeable. We never knew that so much went into making this particular guitar. Visitors should note that tickets must be...More

Thank Stitcher62
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The guitars itself were, of course, interesting, but the tour guide was the worst we ever had. He was very difficult to understand for us foreigners, never looked us in the eyes and rushed incomprehensibly through his speech. It really seemed as if he didn't...More

Thank Eline V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hi, I was in Memphis for few days and that was unimaginable to leave without visiting the Gibson factory. I have to say that I'm really disappointed and sab about the visit. The guide, Kyle, is a young man and someone should tell him to...More

Thank Marion G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Touring the Gibson factory gave us an appreciation for the artistry of these special guitars. It was about 45 minutes to an hour long and took us into the actual factory (behind yellow lines) as we watched factory workers, true artisans, creating them. We were...More

Thank TwinMomAlabama
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The building is for sale so I don't know how long they'll still be there. This is a real factory tour that demonstrates the guitar making process. What craftsmanship! Rodney, our tour guide, really explained every step in the process and the different nuances. It...More

Thank Ingrid W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the second time I've toured the Gibson factory in Memphis. If you are the least bit interested in guitars and music, you should not miss this chance to tour the factory. It is the only Gibson factory open for tours in the US....More

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Michelle S
May 30, 2018|
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Response from Tamzfarthing | Reviewed this property |
I just heard they have gone into receivership and closed. Such a shame.
James F
December 10, 2017|
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Response from Lovetogarden52 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure contact them directly for a sure answer and maybe a quote
June 13, 2017|
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Response from madtana97 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but you want to try and go when they are making the guitars, you get to walk around the factory floor and see all the work stations.