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The Allman Brothers Band Museum at the Big House

Closed Now: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Open today: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Very good visit

Not a very big place but packed with tons of items that tell the story of the brothers and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
WCUcody
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Ocracoke, North Carolina
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The Big House

I was so looking forward to seeing this museum but to my surprise, it was closed! Drove all the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
62sherryd
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New Ringgold, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not a very big place but packed with tons of items that tell the story of the brothers and the band. Enjoyed and learned a lot.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank WCUcody
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was so looking forward to seeing this museum but to my surprise, it was closed! Drove all the way from south Florida, but it was my fault. I did not read the whole webpage. Did get to go to the burial site, so all...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 62sherryd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Museum was closed (unannounced) - Very difficult to find. I went in the exit (wrong way) and was able to walk around outside. Looked really cool, too bad we couldn't go inside

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Dennis C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Even for the non fan the music playing in the background and the one pager of background bring the many artifacts alive. We spent two hours but you could do that a few times. Lots of connections with other bands. One floor strictly memorabilia with...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ElvisAndrus
Reviewed 9 February 2019

Husband & I really enjoyed our visit to the Big House. We enjoy all types of music, the history within these walls (& the adjacent grounds as well) made for a really fun afternoon. The hand-outs given to guests as you begin the walking tour...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 February 2019

If you are interested at all in music of the day or the Allman Brothers Band, this is a stop for you. If they can they be called docents, are very knowledgeable and helpful. The house itself is historic and lovely, the exhibits are artistic...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 19 January 2019 via mobile

We aren’t huge fans but do enjoy Allman Brothers music. This museum provides an in-depth look at their lives and music. An interesting insight into an iconic band. The museum provides a map for a driving tour of ABB sites in Macon. We ran out...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BarbaraN395
Reviewed 16 January 2019

If you are a fan, this has to be on your list of must-see locations. The place is like a history book of the Brothers. As a guitar player, standing in the room where Duane slept and the room where Gov’t Mule started was an...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Matt B
Reviewed 7 January 2019

This was an excellent day trip for us, lots to see there, just a tad bit of southern rock history. The staff was very informed regarding the Big House, if you like ABB authentic memorabilia this is the place. We enjoyed ourselves... cool museum...and you...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank P3261PGjosephr
Reviewed 4 January 2019 via mobile

We had a nice visit and got to see some very cool artifacts and learn more details about the band. I’ve seen them in concert a few times and they are in the rock ‘n’ roll Hall of Fame for a reason. A nice place...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Michael G
4 December 2018|
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Response from Roam20304731428 | Reviewed this property |
Depends on what you consider “getting your moneys worth”. The museum/house is not large but they have a lot of interesting artifacts and memorabilia in display glasses throughout. I’m the type of person who likes to take my... More
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mlbwez
11 May 2017|
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Response from AnnT1012 | Reviewed this property |
I stayed at the 1842 Inn which was lovely and very close to the museum and other Macon sites. Staff so friendly and cones with breakfast.There are other inns in the area you could check out as well.
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mlbwez
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Cutest B&B: 1842 Inn - see my review.
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