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The Ryman is where pop culture lives. Where history is made. Where legends perform. And where music lovers belong.

With unparalleled acoustics and a 130-year history of significant performances and pop culture moments, Ryman Auditorium is a bucket list experience for artists and audiences alike.

Experience a venue as iconic as its performers and join us on a tour of Ryman Auditorium.

Tour the Ryman Your Way

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The Ryman VIP Experience

Country Duos


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Immerse yourself in music’s most iconic stage and the former home of the Grand Ole Opry. This Nashville landmark is hallowed ground for creative souls of all kinds. The Mother Church is where artists, dreamers, fans, and curious visitors tap into the magic that has powered Nashville’s cultural engine for 130 years – and shows no signs of slowing down.

  • Get your souvenir photo onstage*
  • Experience the immersive Soul of Nashville Theater
  • Explore the Hatch Show Print Gallery
  • Check out this season’s star-studded exhibits
  • Take Music City home from the Ryman Gift Shop

*Onstage photo availability may vary according to Ryman commitments.

The Ryman VIP Experience

See Ryman Auditorium like never before on an exclusive VIP tour of the ‘Soul of Nashville.’ You and your entourage can be escorted by our expert guide on a customized, behind-the-scenes experience of the 130-year history of music’s most iconic stage.

The Ryman’s VIP experience gives you access to the stories and memorabilia that make this the place artists, trailblazers, and rebels come to perform – at a venue as extraordinary as they are.

This exclusive tour includes:

  • Customizable tour with backstage access*
  • Commemorative VIP Ryman Auditorium lanyard
  • Photo on the Ryman stage with a Kodak Keepsake print
  • Commemorative poster from the legendary Hatch Show Print
  • One group recording in Air Castle Studio*

*Backstage access and Air Castle Studio as available

Country Duos

Make it a double and take advantage of the special Country Duos Ticket! Get a guided backstage tour of the legendary Grand Ole Opry AND experience music’s Mother Church with a tour of Ryman Auditorium, for one low price.

  • Opry Tour:
  • Join an immersive theater experience hosted by Garth Brooks & Trisha Yearwood
  • Go on an expert-guided tour behind the curtain
  • Hang out where the stars gather before the show
  • Step into our themed dressing rooms and more


  • Ryman Tour:
  • Experience a world-famous living music landmark
  • See this season’s star-studded exhibits
  • Join an immersive “Soul of Nashville” theater experience
  • Step onto the stage and stand where your favorite artists play

*Onstage photo availability may vary according to Ryman commitments.

“I have to say, when we booked this tour, this was kind of a reason.
This room. And it is beautiful, and you look fabulous, so thank you.”
– Harry Styles

“What an iconic city, and what a historic venue to perform in for you,
Nashville… There’s an energy here, that is unmistakable, that’s
palpable, that’s thick. Our energy that we share tonight’s gonna stick
to these walls and live here forever.” – Lizzo