Tickets are now on sale for Songbirds Guitar Museum, the world’s largest private collection of rare, vintage guitars located in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The family-friendly, guitar-oriented, pop culture museum is located on the campus of the world famous Chattanooga Choo Choo.
Museum Curator David Davidson says, “The guitars in this collection are some of the finest in the world and many have never been seen in this format before. There is something here for everyone from rock ‘n roll to country to blues to jazz. We’re looking forward to sharing it all with music lovers everywhere.”
After a sneak preview, iconic guitarist and top blues artist Joe Bonamassa posted to social media. “Had a great day at The Songbird Guitar Museum in Chattanooga. Thank you fellas for the advance tour. It is simply the greatest guitar collection I have ever seen.”
Grammy-winning musician Vince Gill will curate select cases in the museum and appear in a campaign to introduce the museum to guitar enthusiasts and visitors to Chattanooga. He will welcome visitors via a giant LED screen at the entrance of the museum. Gill was named ambassador for Songbirds Guitar Museum in December.
General admission tickets are $18.95 for adults, $11.95 for children ages 5-12, and $15.95 for students (13+), seniors (65+) and military with a valid ID. Children 4 and under are free. Family packs are available.
Visitors may upgrade to an All Access pass to see the collection’s best and most valuable instruments – some as valuable as one million dollars. This personalized guided tour with a Songbirds Guitar Museum expert allows visitors to ask specific questions about the guitars, their manufacturers and their previous owners, many of whom are well-known celebrities. The personalized All Access upgrade tour is available for an additional $19.95 per person.
Songbirds Guitar Museum is housed in a 7500-square foot section of the historic Terminal Station in downtown Chattanooga, Tennessee. Famous for its role in transporting musicians to their performance destinations throughout the South in the early 20th century, the building has been restored and renovated to remain true to the original time period.
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