- 1 to 2 hours (Approx.)
- Mobile ticket
The Ryman Auditorium, built in 1892 is a 2,362-seat live performance venue and is known throughout the world as "The Mother Church of Country Music" which is one of Nashville's true icons. Now, the history of the city's most famous landmark comes to life as never before with a state-of-the-art Soul of Nashville self-guided video experience and new multi-media exhibits that will immerse guests in the rich story of the Ryman.
- Excellent value for money
- Ideal choice for families
- Step back in time on a history tour
- Self-Guided Tour of historic Ryman Auditorium
- Entry/Admission - Ryman Auditorium
- Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Daily - Subject to availability
Visit: Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee
Arrive at the Ryman Auditorium and redeem your voucher for a Tour ticket. At the start of your tour, you will be immersed in the Ryman’s magical history during “Soul of Nashville,” a one-of-a-kind theater experience which puts the spotlight on more than a century of legendary performances and showcases a new collaboration with Darius Rucker, The Fisk Jubilee Singers, Sheryl Crow and Vince Gill.
Five new exhibits are now open: Workin’ on a Building, Showplace of the South, Mother Church of Country Music, Ryman Stage to Screen, and Ryman Renaissance. Peruse genuine artifacts and enjoy videos with hosts Charles Esten, Marty Stuart, Nicole Kidman, Ricky Skaggs, Robin Roberts and Trisha Yearwood as they take you through each chapter of the fascinating Ryman story.
Guests can show up at the Ryman Auditorium anytime between 9:00 am - 4:00 pm for their self-guided tour.
- 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
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- 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.
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Enjoyed the movie and history of the Ryman. Wish I could’ve stayed for a show. Beautiful building. Recommend it.
Lots of history and interesting facts about the building. Worth the price of admission. The movie shown, prior to the walking tour, was really cool.
We booked through Viator - and the voucher for the tour worked fine. We got there at 3 pm although we booked for 9 am - which was no issue. We are not big country fans which made us feel a bit of a fraud - as everyone else seemed well into the country scene. Nevertheless it was an interesting tour and we got headsets and got a narrated tour. We had gone to the new Opry House in the morning on the same day and the contrast between old and new was fascinating.
This could have been fantastic if it had an audio tour with it, but unfortunately not. The initial film sets ups the experience well, but then the rest of the experience was a little disappointing. It was great to sit in the seats of the auditorium and imagine everyone who had played there, but the rest of the tour, was just a few exhibits with short descriptions.
One of the best tours we had in Tennessee! Such a historical place to visit and I can understand how important as an artist it is to be allowed to perform there.
This was a self-guided tour and well worth your time. We were lucky enough to catch a band warming up on the stage. Also great photo ops!!
For the die hard Country Music fan, this is a must see. It is where the GOO began. The building has numerous pictures and some displays from artists and founding members. It's a good place to begin a tour of the Nashville area since it gives a lot of background and history.