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Tennessee State Capitol

Address: 600 Charlotte Ave., Nashville, TN 37243 (Downtown Nashville)
Phone Number: 615-741-0830
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Ranked #43 of 98 Attractions in Nashville
Type: Government Buildings, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: The grounds around this majestic neo-classical building offer statues...
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Type: Government Buildings, Sights & Landmarks
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Owner description: The grounds around this majestic neo-classical building offer statues of many historic figures, plus the graves of President Polk and his wife.
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Clifton, Tennessee
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47 reviews 47 reviews
20 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

took my family to the state capital this past weekend. It was well worth our stop. It is so much to see. Be sure to see the Library, The winding stair case is beautiful as is the Library. Stop in and see the House and Senate in Session Great opportunity and Complete Free

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Chicago, Illinois
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We were in Nashville and we took a walk around the city and ran across the Capitol building. The place was closed due to it being the weekend but there is a unofficial park around the Capitol building. The are tons of statues and picture opportunities for photographers. This is nothing to write home about but its a good walk... More 

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Montana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Most all of the doors were open, so we were allowed to go inside and look around, including the rooms for senate and house of representatives. One room had 3 stories lined with nothing but books on the walls. We had fun, spent maybe 45 minutes in the building.

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Wilkeson, Washington
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We were a little surprised to see how small this state capital building was in comparison to our Washington State capital, but there were many other buildings around. Grounds were very clean and lots of history surrounds it. President Polk's tomb is located on the east side - sad that it was not well taken care of though (a destroyed... More 

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Orland Park, Illinois
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116 reviews 116 reviews
100 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I've visited 39 State Capitols so far, and this is one of the smaller sites. The building is well maintained. The employees are friendly and helpful. But, it didn't take me very long to view the interior of the building. Fortunately, both chambers (Senate and House) were open to the public and the rooms were lit (which made it nice... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

as of now I have been to about 4 state capitols. It was alright. Honestly, this is the most boring out of each of the capitol buildings I have been to so far. It's small, not too much to see. I think the Wisconsin and Minnesota capitols are nicer

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Bayville, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We didn't hve this planned on the trip but it was so close to our hotel. On the way back from a stroll on broadway, we made the right turn. The grounds were impressive n you just felt the history here. If looking for something calming go visit just befor night fall n enjoy the quietness.

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Houston, Texas
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44 reviews 44 reviews
25 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I liked it because I like the historical side. My son didn't like it because it wasn't grand enough for him. But it is worth the stop.

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Salem, Oregon
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We visited the Tennessee State Capitol Building on September 26 2014. It is a beautiful building and is well maintained. We saw the House of Representatives and the Senate and the library where the legislators research legal precedent. The art work in the Capitol is very good.

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Sarasota, Florida
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117 reviews 117 reviews
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63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We like to visit state capitol buildings and to be honest this one lacked a dome...a bit of a letdown but still a place worthy of a visit.

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