The Allman Brothers Band Museum

The Allman Brothers Band Museum, known as the Big House, is a museum in Macon, Georgia that was home to The Allman Brothers Band. In 2009 the museum was renovated by the Big House Foundation and opened as an interactive museum dedicated to identifying and saving the history of The Allman Brothers Band.

History

In 1969 in Macon, Georgia, the band was born and a bond of brotherhood that consisted of drums, bass, guitars, and keyboards. The American rock band was founded by Duane Allman, Gregg Allman, Dickey Betts, Berry Oakley, Butch Trucks, and Jai Johanny Johanson. Their music had elements of blues, jazz, and country elements. The Big house was the house where members of the band, roadies, friends, and family lived until 1973, it was truly a focal point of being with one another and creating magic that helped shaped the Allman Brothers band.

Exhibits

The Big House consists of a museum tour full of history to explore. Parts of the house have been converted into showcasing the Allman Brothers, formerly a walk-in closet, now contains previous promotional pictures of every member and line-up from 1969 to the present day. They consist of magazine covers, concert posters, and unique vintage photographs. Another popular spot on the tour is the old dining room exhibit. This display showcases items from the band from 1973 until now. Items such as Lamar Williams jacket that he wore while performing at a benefit for Jimmy Carter's presidential campaign in 1975.

Driving Directions to Macon Beer Company

After exploring and learning about the Allman Brothers Band stop by Macon Beer Company for lunch, dinner and private events!