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The Allman Brothers Band Museum at the Big House

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Address: 2321 Vineville Avenue, Macon, GA 31204-3117
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+1 478-741-5551
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Thu - Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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70's nostalgia

The Big House. If you love the Allman brothers this is the place to go. From old pictures to classic guitars, all things Allman. The grounds are a great place to have outdoor... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Darren P
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Macon, Georgia, United States
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Macon, Georgia, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Big House. If you love the Allman brothers this is the place to go. From old pictures to classic guitars, all things Allman. The grounds are a great place to have outdoor gatherings.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This has been on my bucket list. I tried visiting a couple of years ago, but was disappointed to find it closed for the weekend. Tried again this year (even called ahead first), only to have the same thing happen. Thankfully I must have looked so disappointed that I was allowed quick access to the first floor and the gift... More 

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Jasper, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has been on my bucket list just hadn't taken the time to stop on our trips back and forth to South Ga.So glad I did today with my 13 year old granddaughter.Loved it so very much. The volunteers working very friendly and helpful.The house is absolutely magnificent.After reading about it for years just to see and feel how... More 

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Macon, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cool little museum, mostly hosted by volunteers ,that care about the music , tons of instruments, memorabilia and pictures, the venue also has a lot of events sometimes free music Outdoors,took my folks there :)

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atlanta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

I love Southern Rock and even saw Greg Allman at a grocery store in Roswell, GA when I was about 4! I remember his long blond hair and the fact that he was very "happy"! It was thus cool to see this place and all the memorabilia - songs written on paper, instruments, costumes, etc. Would definitely go if you... More 

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Thank redatl
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

We were driving thru on a camping trip and found this museum by searching through trip advisor . We walked around the outside only as they are only open on certain days and times. We peered thru the windows and it looked like a great museum but sad we could not see more.

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Thank Kim W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

A must see for any fan of The Blues. The crew at the Big House has done an incredible job putting it all together. Coupled with a visit to Rose Hill Cemetery it makes for a really nice day with time left to linger.

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Thank Captaintrips77
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

I loved visiting the The Big House. I highly recommend it to any true Allman Brother fan. Well worth the visit and the employees were very informative. You will likely walk out with a piece of their history that will stick with you forever. And definitely go to the cemetery. It may be overwhelming at first but you'll see why... More 

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Thank Ashley C
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

This museum is only open Thursday through Sunday, but if you were ever a fan and have time it's worth a visit. This is where the entire Allman brothers band lived in the early days, and there's tons of memorabilia. My son, a budding musician, loved all the guitars and the self guided tour info was very informative.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Wife is a music buff so toured the house. The place is very well kept up and has a ton of stuff from their history. Well worth touring the place.

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