Experience the Thrill of the Opry on a Backstage Tour

Take it all in: the sights, the sounds, and the stories that only happen backstage – before the country music magic happens onstage. Come on over, hang out behind the scenes, and let us introduce you to our famous friends at a brand new, star-studded tour exhibit. There’s simply nothing else like it.

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Daytime Backstage Tours

Walk in the footsteps of country music’s superstars and get an exclusive look at what happens behind the scenes of the show that made country music famous with a 50 minute backstage tour of the Grand Ole Opry House. 

Tour Highlights

  • A state-of-the-art theater experience with music, special effects, priceless archival footage, and superstar hosts Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood.

  • Stories about the Opry and country music greats with exclusive photos from the Opry’s biggest moments.

  • See the Artist Entrance, where stars walk into the world-famous Opry House every night. 

  • Steve Martin. Gwen Stefani. The Harlem Globetrotters. This time, we’re name-dropping – meet the Opry’s Famous Friends at our all-new exhibit, for a limited time. Learn more. 

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Women of Country Tour

This one’s for the girls.  

Celebrate the trailblazing women – Dolly, Carrie, Reba, Trisha, Lauren, Loretta, Jeannie, etc. – who continue to give country music its sparkle. Get an exclusive look at where country’s leading ladies get ready backstage. And stand where they’ve stood to perform the songs that have ripped our hearts apart then put them back together again.  

This specialized, 45-minute experience includes:  

  • Mimosas and Petit Fours
  • The state-of-the-art Circle Room theater experience
  • A backstage tour of artist dressing rooms, artist entrance, and green room
  • Women of Country Tour exclusive access to the Glitz & Glamour and Honky-Tonk Angels dressing rooms 
  • A visit inside the Women of Country dressing room with exclusive photo ops 

 The Women of Country Tour is available for guests ages 21 and up.

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Country Duos

Make it a double and take advantage of the special Country Duos Ticket! Get a guided backstage tour of the legendary Grand Ole Opry AND experience music's Mother Church with a tour of Ryman Auditorium, for one low price.

Opry Tour:

  • Join an immersive theater experience hosted by Garth Brooks & Trisha Yearwood
  • Go on an expert-guided tour behind the curtain
  • Hang out where the stars gather before the show
  • Step into our themed dressing rooms and more

Ryman Tour:

  • Experience a world-famous living music landmark
  • See this season’s star-studded exhibits
  • Join an immersive "Soul of Nashville" theater experience
  • Step onto the stage and stand where your favorite artists play 
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Post-Show Backstage Tours

After you watch the show, see what it’s like behind the scenes! Get an exclusive look at what happens on the other side of the curtain of the show that made country music famous.

Tour Highlights

  • Get a glimpse of the Opry’s themed dressing rooms and see the artist entrance where the stars arrived that night.
  • Post-show tours often make a stop in Studio A, a live television studio and former home of HEE HAW.
  • After you take in an Opry performance, let us officially say, “Welcome to the family!”

Please note that a ticket for the show immediately preceding your tour is required. This tour is available on nights when there is only one Grand Ole Opry show.

Also available for Opry and Opry Country Classics shows at Ryman Auditorium.

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How long is a tour at the Opry?

The backstage tour typically takes around 45 minutes to an hour.

How much does a tour cost?

Tour tickets range from $39-$98.90 (before taxes & fees) depending on the ticket type and optional upgrades.

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