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Ryman Auditorium Self-Guided Tour

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    What to Expect
    Make your way to the Ryman Auditorium, where you can redeem your voucher for admission on a self-guided tour. The first stop on the tour is the “Soul of Nashville,” a state-of-the-art theater experience that uses special effects, holograms, and archival footage to introduce the Ryman Auditorium’s 125-year history, with plenty of country stars along the way, including Darius Rucker, Sheryl Crow, The Fisk Jubilee Singers, and Vince Gill.

    Following the presentation, continue through the Ryman Auditorium’s exhibits; short films are hosted by Emmylou Harris, Marty Stuart, Nicole Kidman, Ricky Skaggs, Robin Roberts, and Trisha Yearwood. The exhibits cover everything from the early days of country music performance to contemporary stars: visit Workin’ on a Building, Showplace of the South, Mother Church of Country Music, Inspired: 125 Years of Performance, and Ryman Renaissance.

    This self-guided tour is available from 9am to 4pm.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Ryman Auditorium
    Departure Time
    1/1/2019 - 12/31/2019Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
    • Self-Guided Tour of historic Ryman Auditorium
    • Get a Behind-The-Scenes look at "The Mother Church of Country Music."
    • Get the opportunity to record a song in the Recording Booth
    • Souvenir Photo Opportunity on the Ryman Auditorium stage
    • Enjoy the "Soul of Nashville" intro movie
    • Browse through the Hatch Show Print gallery and enjoy the many artifacts from your favorite artists
    • Entry/Admission - Ryman Auditorium
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Your tickets will be held at the theater box office for collection on the day of the Self-Guided tour. You will be required to present this voucher, along with photo ID in exchange for your tickets.
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Please Note: On-stage photo availability may vary according to Ryman Auditorium commitments.
    • Most travelers can participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Popular mentions
    This is a must see for an music fan of any genre! Such history and architecture! You can even record your own song!
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    My sister and I visited as I was in Nashville for a medical trial. This venue was exceptional and added a fun day which we needed! We also took the backstage tour and I will be returning next week to take my aunt! Our tour guides were very knowledgeable.
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    We were only able to get the self-guided tickets for the day we were there. The video at the beginning was really well done. There is so much great history they put in just a 10 minute video. It was cool to see some of the outfits and original items artists used. We were excited
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    The movie detailing the history of the Ryman was informative and the building beautiful. A few exhibits with costumes and instruments. A fairly quick visit.
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    The introductory film is quite interesting. The renovation really well done. Exhibits good. Worth a visit.
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    Key Details
    • Ryman Auditorium
    • Duration: 1h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Languages Offered: English
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