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“Great Educational trip” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Tennessee State Museum

Tennessee State Museum
505 Deaderick Street, Nashville, TN 37243 (Downtown Nashville)
800-407-4324
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Ranked #18 of 96 Attractions in Nashville
Type: History Museums, Museums
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The Tennessee State Museum is one of the largest state museums in the nation with more than 60,000-sq.-ft. of permanent exhibits and a 10,000-sq.-ft. changing exhibition hall where temporary exhibits are on view. The museum's interpretive exhibits begin 15,000 years ago with prehistoric humans and continue through the early 1900s with special sections on Native American Indians, explorers, pioneers, the Antebellum age, the Civil War, and the beginning of a new century. The State Museum is open every day except Mondays, and admission is free.
Tracy City, Tennessee
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Great Educational trip”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Went with My daughter's class. Was great but crowded. Would like to go back without the group so we could have more time to explore.

Visited October 2012
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Savannah, Georgia
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136 reviews 136 reviews
61 attraction reviews
Reviews in 51 cities Reviews in 51 cities
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
“Worth Checking Out”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

On a trip to see the Capitol, I also wanted to have a look at this spot, as it is free. And for a free museum, it's absolutely worth a visit. They did a nice job with it and even have a bench that was carved by Davy Crockett himself. If you have the time, check it out. They also have a very nice gift shop where I made a couple of purchases.

Visited August 2013
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Springfield, Missouri
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4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Great museum!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

This museum was way better than I thought it was going to be -- It was huge! There was so much to look at & do & it was free! I was very impressed! We parked in a parking garage down the street. They had lots of awesome artifacts & tons of information! We ended up leaving before we were actually done looking at everything because it was getting ready to close -- I'd plan on staying 2-4 hours.

Visited September 2013
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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
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Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Excellent museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

What a brilliant museum, so much to see and do, they had a great exhibition on the civil war when we visited. Children would really enjoy visiting this museum. Really well set out and plenty of information on all the artefacts.

Visited August 2013
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Nashville, Tennessee
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34 attraction reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
“Just...Excellent!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

This is a very high quality museum that will keep you busy for a good 2-3 hours. It did me, anyway. The second floor of the museum is dedicated to Tennessee's Civil War history and is filled with incredible artifacts from that era. And the best part about the museum is that it's free!

Visited January 2013
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