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Gibson Factory

145 Lt George Lee Ave, Memphis, TN 38103-4025
+1 901-544-7998
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  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
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145 Lt George Lee Ave, Memphis, TN 38103-4025
+1 901-544-7998
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I am into guitars and my partner is not, however we both really enjoyed this tour. John our tour guide was very patient and very informative. You not only learn about making a guitar, you learn about how proud Gibson is about what they do...More

Thank melbournedale
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The knowledgeable tour guide took us into the plant and explained the processes. We were close to the action; no glass walls until we got to the paint rooms. Make sure to go during production hours. Nice store at the end with beautiful guitars.

Thank Len W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great tour. It was very interesting watching the luthiers at work. The information was in depth and we had lots of chances to ask questions. The tour guide had a very dry sense of humour and made the tour fun. A must...More

Thank carolynbW2816KX
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent a hour or so on this very interesting tour of the Gibson guitar factory. Was surprised at the amount of hand craftsmanship that still goes into these guitars. Lots of fun! Cool store, too!

Thank GeneS_TX
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed seeing how these amazing instruments are made but the tour guide spoke a little too fast and it was difficult to catch all that he said. However, my husband couldn't resist and ended up buying one from the gift shop.

Thank T4629MSglorias
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The free shuttle from Sun Studios will take you to the museum across the street - so basically, it will take you here too! We took the tour, which actually takes you onto the floor where they are making guitars - and there were guys...More

Thank KCJ2012
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was an okay tour. It’s informative but not very engaging. The tour is about 50 minutes. We went on a Sunday and it wasn’t crowded. It’s not much walking, no stairs, but it’s a lot of standing. The tour is $10, but $8 for...More

Thank Devon B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The gift shop is awesome in that you can pick up any guitar and play it! The factory was very informative and interesting, and well worth the time to check out, expecially if you are a guitar enthusiast. The guides were very friendly, and informative.

Thank Diane M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited on a quiet Saturday and it looked closed, but the Gibson Guitar factory offers tours on the weekends! I am not a guitar guru, but I do love a factory tour, and this one was no different. Our tour guide was excellent even...More

Thank cindywR1515DX
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Gibson factory tour was "OK" at best. The tour takes you through all the steps required to build electric guitars (acoustics are built in Montana) and lasted 50 minutes. 45 minutes of factory tour and a 5 minute speech about the history of the...More

Thank chevy4sale
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13 June 2017|
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Response from madtana97 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but you want to try and go when they are making the guitars, you get to walk around the factory floor and see all the work stations.
13 June 2017|
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Response from Bud56 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure. I was there during the week. Check their website.