Opening May 24

The Dolly Parton Experience

The Dolly Parton Experience is slated to open this spring with a number of interactive elements to make guests feel as if they were alongside Dolly as she journeyed from Locust Ridge to stages around the world. Housed in multiple buildings, the multi-faceted Dolly Parton Experience includes exhibits which span her iconic career, the inspiration and results of her biggest dreams, the importance of her family, and even a curated exhibit that highlights Dolly’s signature style through the years. The Dolly Parton Experience provides guests more Dolly than ever, as it is three times the size of the former Chasing Rainbows Museum.

Timed Entry Ticket Required To Visit The Dolly Parton Experience, May 24 - June 2

The opening of the all-new Dolly Parton Experience is almost here, and we can't wait for you to experience it! Due to expected high demand during the initial opening timeframe of The Dolly Parton Experience, a complimentary timed entry ticket will be required to visit any day, May 24 - June 2. Registration is now available.

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Reimagined Themed-Area

The entire Adventures in Imagination area transforms to create the new Dolly Parton Experience. In this reimagined themed-area, you'll discover three distinct experiences, each uniquely crafted to tell Dolly's story like never before. Additionally, a brand-new merchandise location will be available and Dolly's home on wheels returns in a new spot.


Take a walk-through journey of exhibits spanning Dolly's life and iconic career, including the inspiration for and results of her biggest dreams.

Behind The Seams

In this one-of-a-kind exhibit, explore a curated selection of Dolly’s signature style through the years and a behind-the-scenes look of the creative process.

Precious Memories

Dolly's family and friends will continue to perform in the DreamSong theater, but now as you wait for the next show, you'll discover the importance of faith and family in a whole new exhibit within the theater queue.

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