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Tennessee State Museum

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The new Tennessee State Museum is located at the corner of Rosa L. Parks Blvd. and Jefferson Street at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. It is designed to bring history to life. It includes a “Tennessee Time Tunnel” chronicling the state’s rich...more
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1000 Rosa L Parks Blvd, Nashville, TN 37208-2624
Downtown Nashville
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+1 800-407-4324
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Tons of great exhibits and history! They could charge and it would still be a great deal! The gift shop was great too and had quality books and gifts to bring home to the kids! We can’t wait to check out the new museum they...More

Thank Southernbeachbell
Reviewed 10 March 2018

Any history lover has to make this a stop on their visit to Nashville. First and foremost, admission is free, so unless you have a severe lack of time, there's no reason to skip this one. It can be a little tricky to find as...More

Thank James I
Reviewed 27 February 2018

If you can find parking in Nashville, this is a great museum. It is comprehensive on Tennessee history without sparing the more sordid side of the Confederacy. There are even stations were the children can play, Make sure to get a map as some of...More

Thank Veronica D
Reviewed 19 February 2018

A bit difficult to find but we really enjoyed the visit. I found the museum gave me a good understanding of the history and development of the State. The displays were well presented and I did not find it at all slow or dense as...More

1  Thank dccv1
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Wow. We did not budget enough time for this wonderful museum. Initially, we thought we could see the whole thing in about an hour, but ended up having to rush through the last half of it because we ran out of time. So much to...More

1  Thank bearandmoose
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Requires some looking to find the entrance. Even state employees were a bit confused as to "Where is the entrance". But well worth the effort and the best price in town; FREE!

1  Thank Don Hurley Do C
Reviewed 20 January 2018

okay, a bit hard to find and street parking can be challenge but well worth it. Free admission, not crowded and has a true detailed history of tennessee. Better than other State museums.

1  Thank earthman88
Reviewed 10 January 2018

We really enjoyed our visit to the TN State Museum. My children are home-schooled and it was great for them to see the history we have been learning "come to life." We understand that there is a bigger, better museum coming soon, but we think...More

Thank Kara M
Reviewed 7 January 2018

I was really looking forward to learning about Tennessee's history while I was in Nashville for the weekend. When I saw this Museum had that quality I knew I had to visit. Signage wasn't too great, I didn't know where the entrance was to the...More

1  Thank Lucyj96
Reviewed 6 January 2018

If it wasn't freaking freezing outside we probably would not have visited but since it was, there we were, at least it was free. About a third of the exhibits have been removed in anticipation to the relocation of this museum, which I hope will...More

1  Thank Atalanta8
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Etonian30
13 March 2017|
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Response from iTRAVELwithSTYLE | Property representative |
Also, there may be parking spots available at at the Bicentennial State Park which is few blocks away. Nashville has a free bright green bus that you can pick up near there and it will take you uptown.
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