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“Very Interesting Guitar Factory Floor Tour”
Review of Gibson Factory

Gibson Factory
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$41.52*
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Memphis Discovery Tour including Rock and Soul Museum
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Memphis Gibson Guitar Factory Tour
Ranked #6 of 31 Tours in Memphis
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Reviewed July 23, 2013

The factory is directly across from the Rock and Soul Museum and there is a parking garage across the street. You'll need to stop by in advance (an hour or so) and make a reservation for the next tour.(the tour times are displayed outside the museum). This is a walking tour of the factory floor. At times it can be a little hard to hear. You stop at each station along the assembly line and what the workers are doing is explained clearly. Very interesting. Would not be good for small children who may not want to stay in the designated walking areas. This was a highlight of our visit to Memphis.

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Reviewed July 22, 2013

It was so neat to see how a guitar is made. The attention to detail by the workers was amazing! I do not play but loved the tour. Gift shop and lobby are neat also.

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Reviewed July 21, 2013 via mobile

Great way to spend about 40 minutes while in Memphis. The tour guide takes you through the factory and the entire process of making a Gibson guitar. Cheap tour at only $10/person. No cameras or cell phones allowed while on the tour, but they will give you a bag to carry your camera in if needed. Sign up early, there will probably be a wait list if you get there when a tour is about to begin.

Thank Angie S
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Reviewed July 20, 2013

Interesting way to kill 30 minutes. Go during the week so you can see them workers. Saturday tour wasn't as good without getting to see them being made. Good overall! Book tour early in day b/c they fill up.

Thank milly491
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Reviewed July 17, 2013

Great tour of hand making Gibson guitars. Only Gibson factory that gives a tour. Factory is misted to keep humidity at certain levels. Each step of the process has an expert doing just one piece of making these guitars. Great experience for a visit to Memphis.

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