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Songbirds is an amazing museum if you happen to like the music of the last 100 years. The guitars... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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A hidden musical gem in the Scenic City

Awesome little museum and a must for guitar enthusiasts! I lost my Husband for an hour or two here... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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By day, Songbirds operates as a first-class vintage guitar museum. Boasting the largest collection in the world on the campus of the historic Chattanooga Choo Choo. By night, Songbirds is Chattanooga's hottest new live music complex. With TWO...more
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35 Station St, Located in the historic Chattanooga Choo Choo Campus, Chattanooga, TN 37408-2818
+1 423-531-2473
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Songbirds is an amazing museum if you happen to like the music of the last 100 years. The guitars and other instruments are amazing. But where Songbirds May shine even more brightly is as a venue. The North venue is nice and intimate with a...More

Thank tttherapist
Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome little museum and a must for guitar enthusiasts! I lost my Husband for an hour or two here. They change the features often and the venue has some amazing musical accoustic shows on occasions. Great little bar, very friendly service and in a great...More

Thank RachieBShnooo2112
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

World-class collection of electric guitars, beautifully displayed and interpreted. Different prices for different experiences; check the website.

Thank Matt G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't actually know too much about this place and have only been in it one time, but it was really cool! It was a pretty big place and had some cool decorations and music. In fact my dad just had an event there the...More

Thank Lucas D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I only paid the basic admission to see the self - guided portion of the museum, and man was it impressive. There are some highly rare guitars on display. Who knew Richenbacher made a banjo? A very rare banjo. The people were friendly and helpful....More

Thank KPMcClave
Reviewed 24 August 2018

We went to songbirds for a group dinner, I was really surprised about the vast guitar collection, the great tour, and all the information. If you like Rock is a must to do ....

1  Thank alejandracabre
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Songbirds has an excellent collection of guitars, mostly electric, amassed over decades. The current value of some is astronomical. Staff provided great detail about many of the guitars on display. And there was live music. We spent 3 hours here. Now, for the downside: Do...More

1  Thank wadec3
Reviewed 19 August 2018

If you're a lover of everything guitar or just want to see a show in an intimate atmosphere with top notch acoustics, this is the place. This was one of the primary reasons I flew up from FLA...that and to see other beautiful sites in...More

1  Thank sonnyt23
Reviewed 17 August 2018

If you are a guitar enthusiast this is the place to go. You will need to do the Vault tour. The collection of guitars is exquisite and the people that work there are very knowledgable about the guitars.

1  Thank jonesy602018
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Museum, intimate concert venue and bar - unique, and great souvenirs - really eclectic - self guided tour - located next to some great restaurants - parking can be a challenge in the evening

1  Thank We-L0VE-Adventure
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Dianne D
4 September 2018|
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Response from jonesy602018 | Reviewed this property |
There are usually tickets at the door, however, I would definitely check their website or call them first
20 August 2017|
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Response from PaigeDavidson | Property representative |
Hello, ccoutlaw is correct. Your show ticket will grant you access to the front portion of the museum only. And while there are guitars available to see, viewing is definitely limited in comparison to a normal tour time... More
Ron V
18 May 2017|
Response from John K | Reviewed this property |
Prices start at $15.95