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Fort Negley Park and Visitors Center

1100 Fort Negley Blvd, Nashville, TN 37203-4835
+1 615-862-8470
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Visiting our son

I was a little disappointed because I thought we would be going in a fort but it's just on top of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
julia_fisher
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Merrimac, Massachusetts
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Hidden gem with great views

Fort Negley is essentially the ruins of a civil war Fort. I can see why they built a fort here- it... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
rcw923
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Detroit, Michigan
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good41%
  • Average27%
  • Poor2%
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1100 Fort Negley Blvd, Nashville, TN 37203-4835
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+1 615-862-8470
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was a little disappointed because I thought we would be going in a fort but it's just on top of it. But the docents were very helpful and knowledge and it's free.

Thank julia_fisher
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Fort Negley is essentially the ruins of a civil war Fort. I can see why they built a fort here- it is quite possibly the highest point in the city. There are great views of the downtown area. It is a little hike to get...More

Thank rcw923
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Nashville is a horribly expensive place so we were looking for free attractions and found this gem. The man working there was extremely knowledgeable and interesting. We watched both available movies and then walked around outside. It was pretty hot the day we were there...More

2  Thank Shari T
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

This was an interesting place to explore. I went about 7pm and it very quiet, not busy at all. Was a good spot to see the sunset too. I appreciated the signs with the information and history.

2  Thank DrHanny
Reviewed 6 July 2017

This place was beautiful and a well kept park. Its a nice walk, views of the city and plaques around with different history of the fort and why it was built.

2  Thank CVandoloski
Reviewed 17 May 2017

There isn't much to look at while at the fort, but there are post every few feet with history written down. Once you get to the half way point, you get to see an amazing view downtown Nashville.

Thank tlt02k
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Passed buy it many times but finally stopped. Earth works fort that protected Nashville during the civil war. Recently they removed the trees so now it like it was during battle of Nashville. Vistors center is small.

1  Thank P-E-Zmusic
Reviewed 29 April 2017

So you've been to Franklin and Stones River, and you think you've been to all the middle TN Civil War sites? Well, add Fort Negley to your list. There are several interesting films in the visitor center, and a very friendly staff to answer your...More

1  Thank Michael S
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and self enjoyed this stop. It was free to walk around the fort and to see where they placed it where you can see everything was pretty cool too.

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 April 2017

I've been to a number of Civil War sites, and I would rank Fort Negley as average. It is definitely not in the same category as Shiloh or some of the other more famous sites.

Thank bobca1947
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