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The crew at Songbirds has created the best guitar museum possibly in the world. They have rare and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Steve R
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Guitar Heaven

I play guitar and love vintage guitars. My wife found out about this place and thought I'd enjoy... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Derek B
Fallston, North Carolina
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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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My teenage daughter is into guitars so we bought a Groupon and took her here for a surprise. She loved it. Lots of different guitars and nice gift area. You can play any guitar that is not in a case and there is a stage...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Abycats
Reviewed 1 week ago

The crew at Songbirds has created the best guitar museum possibly in the world. They have rare and unusual instruments going back to the turn of the century through, jazz, folk, blues and rock.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Steve R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I play guitar and love vintage guitars. My wife found out about this place and thought I'd enjoy it. She was right. Lots of unique guitars. Early 50's Fender Telecasters, and Les Pauls, Fire Birds, Strats, and Gibson Doubleneck Guitar/Bass, Guitar/Mandolins. You can also take...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Derek B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Really nice guitar collection. Super friendly and helpful folks. They have a great collection. If you play or love guitars this is a must. And, the museum doubles as a small venue for live performances. Sadly, the show was sold out the night we were...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Barbara C
Reviewed 1 November 2018

I treated my husband to this museum last December while we were staying at the ChooChoo. He's rather nutty over guitars, although I could care less. For starters, the place is larger than it looks on the outside. Not a long wait for the tour,...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

Great rainy or cloudy day destination. See the history of electric guitar evolution starting in the 1950’s by viewing the vast array of collectors’ guitars.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BuddaChar
Reviewed 22 October 2018

My husbands loves and collects guitars. He loved this museum. He wished he would have taken the back room tour....but he can do that next time. Employees were very knowledgeable and friendly.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Buckeye017
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

I was planning on riding bikes in Chattanooga but the weather changed our plans. I had read about this place but it didn't do it justice. There are two prices, a general admission and a VIP tour that takes you to the vault. Pay the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank davidbI2920TS
Reviewed 14 October 2018 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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank tttherapist
Reviewed 3 October 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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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 johnkQ3662ZI | Reviewed this property |
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