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RCA Studio B

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Neighbourhood: Downtown Nashville
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Address: 1611 Roy Acuff Place, Tours depart from the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Nashville, TN 37246
Phone Number: +1 615-416-2001
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10:30 - 14:30
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 14:30
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Historic RCA Studio B--once the recording home of popular music titans such...

Historic RCA Studio B--once the recording home of popular music titans such as Elvis Presley, Chet Atkins, Eddy Arnold, and The Everly Brothers--is both a classroom for Nashville area students and a popular cultural attraction. First made available to Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum visitors in 1977, RCA Studio B was donated to the Museum in 1992.

Studio B tours are available as part of the Museum's platinum ticket package, which also includes Museum admission and audio tour, and depart from the Museum hourly between 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. daily. Transportation provided.

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Terrific tour

very interesting review of the life and times of the early beginnings of rock & roll. the old music clips are terrific well worth a visit

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

very interesting review of the life and times of the early beginnings of rock & roll. the old music clips are terrific well worth a visit

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Valparaiso, IN
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

RCA Records very wisely converted a building near Nashville's vibrant downtown (and several competing venues) into a roomy recording studio right around the time it paid Sam Phillips of Sun Records the laughably unfair amount of $35,000 for the contract of Elvis Presley. This Studio B eventually saw a star-studded parade of pop, blues, and rock artists perform -- and... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We wasted an hour or more on this tour. We were bussed to the studio, stood in a non-descript room for about 10 - 15 minutes listening to music which we all could have played on our i players. We were then shown the studio which is a room which many famous people recorded their music in - but hey... More 

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Ottawa, ON
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a pretty cool place. We saw where Elvis and other greats have recorded and are still recording today. If you have time, check this out in addition to the Country Music Hall of Fame.

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Brunswick, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wonderful to see a time capsule of a museum. So many great artists recorded here and the place is like a time capsule. Feels like it hasn't been touched since the artists were there. Really great tour for anyone who appreciates music.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If going to Nashville this is a must tour. The history of recording music is amazing. To today's standards this would be a dump, but it is very cool to see what it was like in the 50-60's.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Out of a whirlwind 5 day trip to Nashville and Memphis. This was my absolute favorite place. Our tour guide was fantastic, he was very informative and made the artist come to life. You can feel the history resonate from the walls.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Many solid reviews made me think this was going to be quite the experience and worth the extra fee at Country Music Hall of Fame. Alas, on arrival, I was sadly mistaken. It is quite literally a tiny rundown studio consisting of just a few rooms- the main studio is something quite historic, but that is all. There is a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A very nostalgic journey back in time! Only small but worth the visit if in Nashville. Very informative guide with lots of anecdotes.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove by it on Music Row but found out that you can only have a tour when you purchase it with your Country Music Ticket. One place that we could not explore.

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