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Gibson Factory

145 Lt George Lee Ave, Memphis, TN 38103-4025
+1 901-544-7998
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Memphis Gibson Guitar Factory Tour
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“hollow body” (35 reviews)
“guitar player” (30 reviews)
“tour guide” (102 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
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145 Lt George Lee Ave, Memphis, TN 38103-4025
Downtown
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+1 901-544-7998
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Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

My husband is a metal head and loves Gibson's. I went along with him on the tour of the factory, and it was actually very interesting. The gift shop is nice and for guitar and Gibson enthusiasts, I highly recommend.

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 15 June 2016

We were taken through the factory as skilled workers were producing guitars of many designs. The tour guide was very informative and answered any questions about the making of a Gibson guitar. The showroom is something to behold. Anyone who has any interest in guitars...More

Thank philg21
Reviewed 14 June 2016

I have played guitar for 30 years and always wanted to see the Gibson factory.....Did not disappoint!! Full tour shows every step of making semi-hollow body electric guitars from start to finish- I know there are plenty of u-tube tour videos out there but being...More

Thank Meso R
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

I would have to agree with other reviewers, go when the workers/luthiers are working. I went on a Saturday and got lucky that they were working over that week. Our tour guide was knowledgable on most things. Being a long time guitar player and builder...More

Thank jgseabolt
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Our second time through here, brought friends that had not toured here before. Excellent tour guide, really informative, you get to see the craftsmen building the guitars as they are working. Only disappointment was that they have stopped carrying a lot of merchandise in their...More

Thank nitroliz
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Get your tour reservations in ADVANCE. While waiting for our tour to start several groups of people were turned away as the tours were full. Calling and emailing in advance of your trip to ensure your spot is necessary. We were tired and hungry so...More

Thank TravelinFamily007
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

So we stopped at the give some place where in Memphis and so we stopped at the Gibson place over in Memphis and stopped in the store which was pretty darn cool with all the different guitars and fudge and I had a nice lobby...More

Thank Libby S
Reviewed 31 May 2016

If you have always wondered how guitars are made go. It's truly amazing all the steps it takes. You get to go write into the factory where two of their guitars are made and see all the steps. Terrific tour guide.

Thank kelwes2016
Reviewed 31 May 2016

This was an excellent tour; very interesting and fun. One needs to make advanced reservations to assure that you get on the tour. Make sure you go on a weekday before mid-afternoon so you will get to see the factory workers going through the various...More

1  Thank JJLJOregon
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Very instructive and informative especially when you really only see the finished product normally. Also get a chance to try out some really beautiful guitars for yourself in the store. You might be surprised which model suits you best .... Not always the most expensive

Thank Noel H
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Mel931
14 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.
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Mel931
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.
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