Gibson Guitar Factory

Guitar CloseupYoung fans of Gibson’s legendary instruments exploring the best of Blues City won’t want to miss an opportunity to stop by the Beale Street Showcase in Memphis! Fun and informative forty-five minute tours consist of an intimate viewing ( from behind your trusty safety goggles ) of the production facility as Gibson's skilled Luthiers craft some of the finest guitars in the world, affording lucky groups an opportunity to witness the entire intricate process of their creation, from binding and neck-fitting to buffing and tuning; these skilled artisans turn out the iconic musical instruments that have inspired and shaped some of the most important musical careers in history. Afterward, visit the Factory Store, where you can pick up that perfect souvenir, daydream a little, get your hot hands on a fabulous selection of Gibson’s collectible guitars – and maybe even wind up with that Les Paul you’ve been daydreaming of!