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RCA Studio B

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Neighbourhood: Downtown Nashville
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Address: 1611 Roy Acuff Pl, 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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History brought to life.

Elvis has not left this building. His presence is very strongly felt. Was very cool to hear music from so many legends and see where they recorded and instruments they used... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Snellville, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Elvis has not left this building. His presence is very strongly felt. Was very cool to hear music from so many legends and see where they recorded and instruments they used. Shout out to George, our tour guide. Very knowledgeable and interesting. He stayed upbeat and informative even though the group in general was very dull. I mean seriously people,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Tours run out of the Country Music Hall of Fame. Eerie feeling inside imagining the recording artists who have recorded here - those departed and still alive - Elvis and the Jordannaires, Brenda Lee, Dolly Parton, the Everly Brothers, Eddie Arnold, Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, the Judds, Skeeter Davis (The End of the World was recorded here) and many others!... More 

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Interesting stories and sound stage history but not much to see. It has been closed for so long that there is not much interest anymore

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our tour of Studio B was good, letting us see gems like Elvis's Steinway piano which hadn't moved from the room since 1957. The old music clips were great and, although it doesn't take long to visit, it's worth popping in.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

As an extra part of the CMHOF Tour, we were taken to Studio B which was a quick 5 minutes from the HOF. The tour guide was very knowledgeable about all of it and very into the music that had been produced there. Just imagine being in the building where Elvis recorded numerous of his recordings, Dolly Partin recording Jolene... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour is great, very informative tour guides and friendly. When they play Elvis and turn off the lights, wow, I'm not ashamed to say I was emotional at that point! Highly recommended

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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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AtTheHall, Reservation Specialist at RCA Studio B, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We apologize that you did not enjoy Historic RCA Studio B. This is the only studio in Nashville that has a guided tour and it is the oldest still standing in Nashville. Those two facts are significant! As you stated, many famous people did record there. The room you are referring to is so very... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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