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All About the New Dolly Parton Experience at Dollywood

Dolly Parton fans, rejoice! The Dolly Parton Experience is a brand-new attraction at Dollywood that celebrates the incredible career of Southern country icon Dolly Parton. If you want to learn more about this upcoming attraction, you’re in the right place! We’ve got everything you need to know about the Dolly Parton Experience, from what you can expect when you visit to how to get tickets. Read on to learn more about the Dolly Parton Experience!

What is the Dolly Parton Experience?

Dollywood butterfly signThe Dolly Parton Experience is a brand-new attraction at Dollywood for its 2024 season that is a must-visit for any fans of the beloved Southern country icon. The Dolly Parton Experience features a number of exhibits located across multiple buildings, interactive elements to make guests feel part of the action, and more. Witness Dolly’s evolution from her time in Locust Ridge all the way to some of the most prestigious stages in the world, all while learning fun facts about her life, inspirations, and signature style. The Dolly Parton Experience is three times the size of the popular former Chasing Rainbows Museum, offering guests even more Dolly than ever!

When is the Dolly Parton Experience Open?

The Dolly Parton Experience is open to the public on May 24th, 2024! When you visit the park, you’ll be able to enjoy all-things Dolly in this new attraction. Explore both Songteller, where you’ll trace Dolly’s roots from Sevier County to the bus she boarded to Nashville, and Behind the Seams, where you’ll get a sneak peak at how Dolly’s signature look is brought to life. You’ll also get to enjoy Precious Memories! Dollu’s family and friends continue to perform in the DreamSong Theater, and as you wait for the next show, you can witness a new exhibit in the theater queue! From exciting shows to fascinating exhibits, you’ll fall in love with he Dolly Parton Experience. Plan a visit this summer to be one of the first to see it!

Do I have to buy tickets to the new attraction?

The Dolly Parton Experience is included in your Dollywood admission ticket price, so you don’t have to buy anything extra to enjoy all-things Dolly. However, because of the new attraction’s popularity and demand, guests must reserve a timed entry ticket to get in. The timed entry tickets are expected to be required through June 2nd. The good news is that reservation tickets are free to anyone who has a Dollywood ticket for the day they want to visit The Dolly Parton Experience! You can register for a timed entry ticket on Dollywood’s website.

What other activities can I check out at Dollywood?

If you’re looking for even more Dolly-related activities, there are plenty of other fun things to do when you visit Dollywood. One popular spot for visitors is Dolly’s Tennessee Mountain Home, a two-room replica of her childhood home where you can learn about her childhood and family. You can also check out Harmonies of the Heart, a showcase of stories and songs related to Dolly, featuring some of her very own family members! There truly are so many ways to enjoy the legacy and works of Dolly Parton when you visit Dollywood.

Now that you know all about the upcoming Dolly Parton Experience at Dollywood, you’re all set to start planning your visit to this exciting new attraction! And if you’re looking for more things to add to your vacation itinerary, you can check out these other awesome things to do in the area!