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Tennessee State Museum

505 Deaderick St, Nashville, TN 37243
+1 800-407-4324
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
505 Deaderick St, Nashville, TN 37243
Downtown Nashville
+1 800-407-4324
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Free to tour! Takes at least half a day to explore. Excellent exhibits! Must see if your on a budget! Has some clothing from famous musicians. Schools do have field trips here so keep thT in mind if planning a trip!

Thank Pup101
Reviewed 5 days ago

Love going by there when I can - I work four blocks from the building. Always changing exhibits, sometimes have kid-oriented events (especially in the summer - call to check). Nice and quiet for the most part as are most museums.

Thank kscarlett0819
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was in Nashville to visit the Hermitage, but also stopped by to check out the TN State Museum. We were thrilled with our decision, as this was a great activity. Wonderful exhibits, with a treasure of information about the history of Tennessee. Would highly recommend,...More

Thank Grizzliesfan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was on our list of places to visit in Tennessee. Bonus was that it was a free attraction and within walking distance of the Frist Art Museum. Lots of historical facts and great exposure for children and elderly alike. You can spend as little...More

Thank cabLouisville_KY
Reviewed 1 week ago

In town on ships business and had time between appointments. With the museum near by walked over and enjoyed the displays. I found the gun smithing tools very interesting and love the old portraits. That was a time before Eastman and in expensive photography. The...More

Thank Vesole
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is very quiet, probably because the entrance is not well advertised and you can walk past without noticing it at all. A shame, because it is a very interesting museum, tracing the history of the state of Tennesee way, way back before the...More

Thank KJE61
Reviewed 1 week ago

Much larger than expected with great collection and flow. Staff available in all areas of museum even on weekend. Exhibits keep adults and kids interested throughout visit.

Thank smiley_cat01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this museum on May 12th. If you plan to visit multiple places in the neighborhood then you can park your car in the Library Garage (139 7th Ave). There is no entrance fee. We did not liked the layout of this museum. There...More

Thank AmarilisVos
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This extensive and well curated history museum is amazing, and since its FREE, its the best deal in town. The museum covers over 10000 years of the history of the region, but does an especially great job of explaining how the people and places of...More

Thank pbengtsson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A free wonderful museum thanks to the government. Three very large floors, jam-packed with historical artifacts. Focused on Tennessee's history, people and cultures, discover how they get to have a real Egyptian mummy. It's best to choose some areas to focus on, and come back...More

Thank Alice H
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Is there Parking onsite or close by for 30 ft RV?
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.