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Opens in 6 min: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Open today: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Go Geek Out

Really nice guitar collection. Super friendly and helpful folks. They have a great collection... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Barbara C
Atlanta, Georgia
For Serious Guitar Enthusiasts

I treated my husband to this museum last December while we were staying at the ChooChoo. He's... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Russellville, Alabama
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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 5 days 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

Thank Barbara C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Loren256
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank BuddaChar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank Buckeye017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

Thank davidbI2920TS
Reviewed 5 weeks 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 4 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

Thank RachieBShnooo2112
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Matt G
Reviewed 1 October 2018

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 30 September 2018 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
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Dianne D
5 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 |
Prices start at $15.95