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Grand Ole Opry House Guided Backstage Tour in Nashville

Nashville, United States

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  • 1 hour (approx.)
  • Offered in: English

Overview

Go behind the curtain at Nashville’s premier country music stage, the world-renowned Grand Ole Opry, on this guided backstage tour. Walk in the footsteps of countless country music superstars and get an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at this legendary venue and show that made country music famous. This is a bucket-list item experience for all fans of country music.
  • Guided backstage tour of the Grand Ole Opry, in Nashville
  • Go backstage at one of country music’s most famous concert halls
  • Hear stories about what happens behind the curtain at the Opry
  • Walk on the same stage where legends from Minnie Pearl to Carrie Underwood have performed
  • Get a glimpse of the artist’s dressing rooms and green room
  • Watch video hosted by renowned musicians who talk about the Opry’s history and musical importance

What's Included

  • Guided Backstage Tour of the famous Grand Ole Opry in Nashville
  • Hear stories about the Grand Ole Opry and Country Music greats from Minnie Pearl to Carrie Underwood
  • View the Artist Entrance where performers walk into the Opry House on the night of an Opry show
  • Watch an intro film narrated by Garth Brooks & Trisha Yearwood in the Opry's new theater
  • You may have the chance to step on stage into the famed wooden circle
  • Tours may also make a stop in Studio A, a live television studio and former home of "Hee Haw"
  • Professional Guide
  • All taxes and fees included in ticket price
  • Grand Ole Opry Show Admission

Departure & Return

Departure Point

  • Grand Ole Opry, 2804 Opryland Dr, Nashville, TN 37214, USA

    Address: The Grand Ole Opry House 2804 Opryland Drive   Nashville, TN 37214

Return Details

This activity will end right where it started.

What To Expect

Backstage at the Grand Ole Opry, walk in the footsteps of country music’s superstars and get an exclusive look into what happens behind the scenes of the show that made country music famous. A knowledgeable tour guide shares a few of the many stories about the Opry and the country music superstars that have played here, from the past to the present. 

See photos from some of the Grand Ole Opry's biggest moments in history and walk through the artist’s entrance, where new stars, superstars, and the legends of country music enter the building on the night of a show. There might even be an opportunity to step on stage and into the famed wooden circle as countless musicians and artists have done for many years. Additionally, the tour may include a stop at Studio A, a live television studio and the former home of the hit television variety show Hee Haw, which aired from 1969 until 1992.

Also, see some of the 18 artist dressing rooms, decorated with a unique theme honoring a country music legend and enjoy a video from Grand Ole Opry members Blake Shelton or Darius Rucker, who offer their personal perspectives on what it’s like behind the scenes at the Opry.

Grand Ole Opry

Join one of our insider tour guides for an exclusive backstage tour of the Grand Ole Opry House and get an intimate look at the people, places, and stories behind the show that made country music famous. Daytime tours start with our state-of-the-art Circle Room theater experience, hosted by Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood. Then, set off on your all-access look at the stars' dressing rooms, backstage areas, and even get a chance to stand in the spotlight on the legendary Opry stage.* It's the ultimate country fan experience . Please note, Opry Daytime Tours are timed experiences. Should you be late for your tour time, you run the risk of not receiving a tour based on our other bookings. Tickets will not be refunded. *Stage access subject to Opry House schedule and availability.

1 hour Admission Ticket Included

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Please Note: Due to the high popularity of this tour, times may sell out in advanced. Grand Ole Opry Backstage Tours depart every 15 minutes. In the event your selected tour time is not available, you will be placed on the next available departure time.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
Operated by Opry Entertainment Group

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.

Q:What is the policy on sanitization during Grand Ole Opry House Guided Backstage Tour in Nashville?

A:The policies on sanitization are:
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas

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Traveler Tips


In case you get there earlier, box office can change your time of tour.
I would suggest going early because finding the correct location and where to park to get to it was a bit challenging.
This tour is a definite must see when In Nashville.
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Very informative!!
Karen_S, Jun 2022
All the detail our tour guide shared with us. Everything from the fountain of Minnie Pearl and how the price tag hanging out to which artist liked which dressing rooms.
Music In Between
LaTara_S, Jun 2022
My best experience was being in the front circle of the grand ole opry and seeing all the dressing rooms !
Highly Recommend
Jennifer_L, Jun 2022
The Grand Ol Opry tour was way beyond what we were expecting!! We are ready to go again! Next trip will be to a show!
Place amazing, tour guide not so much
Sheri_A, Jun 2022
The film at the beginning was very nice. Our tour guide was very salty (not funny) we all felt he was in a bad mood and unfortunately it came through in his presentation. If someone asked a question, he was short, snippy and rude. So if you go, don't go with Bob. Yes we know Bob, it is spelled the same forward and backwards!
The time we bought our...
mountainbrekels, Jun 2022
The time we bought our tickets for was different when we arrived It was hot and no where to buy water. The staff was ok, our guide wore a mask and it was hard to hear her. We visited 3 years ago and had a much better experience.
Included in a historic experience!
Regina_V, Jun 2022
The reactions of the inductees on the film was touching and standing on stage in the circle. Everyone from age of 21 to 80 had a good time
Had a great time, our...
Margie_W, Jun 2022
Had a great time, our tour guide was very knowledgeable!! Thank you!!! Loved seeing the dressing room and the stage, Hee Haw was filmed (grew up watching that)!! And of course walking across the ‘stage.’
Thrilled to be here
Patricia_B, Jun 2022
It was amazing walking on stage where many famous singers have stood delighting audiences with their music.
Amazing Time dream come true
Elyse_L, Jun 2022
The most memorable was standing on the circle. Tour guide was friendly and informative. Loved the 90s music exhibit.
Amazing Grace
Nathaniel_E, Jun 2022
Getting to see the dressing rooms and here the stories. Just experiencing the climate of the venue. Hearing who recently visited.
Country music at it’s best
PatrickT_G, Jun 2022
If you come to Nashville, you have to experience the GOO. The performances are outstanding. The atmosphere is electric. Would recommend to all.
Smiles
Marni_P, Jun 2022
Learning about history of the Opry. Seeing the reactions of the artists when they were asked to join
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Great way to see Opry
Shannon_R, Jun 2022
Great way to see the whole Opry area. Thank you for offering this. My father-in-law will be talking about it for many years.
Was a great experience 1...
Roberta_J, Jun 2022
Was a great experience 1 off the bucket list, guide very informative, enjoyed our time there. We are from Florida, been to tenn. for many different reasons but this trip allowed us to finally do some of the things we've been wanting to do.
Well worth the time!
Michelle_R, Jun 2022
Great tour with very interesting info shared by the tour guide. Loved being on the stage and seeing the dressing rooms!
Awesome
Boyd_T, Jun 2022
What can one say....it's the home of country music! Follow it up with a show for a perfect day. Fascinating history and a photo op on the CIRCLE.
Behind the Scenes at the Opry
Lorraine_D, Jun 2022
Seeing all the dressing rooms, the gathering room & standing on the Grand Ole Opry Circle looking out at the audience! WOW! It was truly Grand!!!! 🎤 😍 I did have my eyes on Carrie Underwood’s shoes 🤩
Excellent Experience
Cynthia_B, Jun 2022
Great tour! Very impressive.. 1st time visitors, memorable trip! Can't wait to visit Nashville again.
A must do tour ❤️
Tracey_D, Jun 2022
Loved everything about it!!! Definitely a must do tour while in Nashville. Our tour guide Tracey was fantastic.
Opry!
Glenn_D, Jun 2022
Great seeing backstage! Amazing behind the scenes action and cool presentation from Garth and Trisha!
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