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Tennessee State Capitol

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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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600 Charlotte Ave, Nashville, TN 37243-9034
Downtown Nashville
+1 615-741-0830
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Reviewed yesterday

Free tour 3 times a day. Short tour, 45 minutes, Gives some history of Nashville and you get to see both house of reps and senate chambers. After tour, walk to farmers market and nashville state museum.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Wcsgirl25
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Capitol is well signposted. There are street meters for parking although very busy ( and when I visited over half the meters in Nashville were out of use for some reason). Most of the immediate car parks are for businesses only. I persevered and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank BigMerk
Reviewed 5 days ago

You enter on the lower level and you go through security and the Motlow tunnel to get to the elevator for the first floor. The 45mn guided tour was so interesting and informative (Mond to Fri 9am to 3pm), our guide was really funny with...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Tennessee State Capitol building sits on a hill overlooking the Bicentennial Mall Park. Beautiful grounds all around.

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank JohnN59
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We intended to take the guided tour, but got their just before noon and they don't offer tours that hour. We instead roamed around on our own, which was ideal. We took pictures of the common spaces, the Senate chambers and the House chambers. While...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank nikki8375
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is my wife’s & I’s 7th State Capital visit in the U.S. Our 1st southern & east of the Mississippi Capital. It is beautiful. 1 in 12 capitals without a dome. It has tons of US history inside. The senate and house chambers are...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank mtnbiker01
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a really interesting State Capitol and we were so surprised how few people there were there when we visited. There are some interesting portraits depicting Southern states people and activists along with the usual different chambers and committee rooms. It really is worth...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank 528jean
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Guided tour (4 per day weekdays) by knowledgeable staff. Tour took about 45 minutes. Our favorite room was the old state library which is the last stop. Enter building through lower level on the southeast side.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank CassidyBayou
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our tour of the capitol was quite interesting. The high doors and the ornate legislative chambers were a highlight. The views from the balconies of the city are fantastic. Lots of steps to climb but well worth it.

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank taxmanken
Reviewed August 14, 2019

How convenient for visitors to the Tennessee State Capitol. A guided tour every hour (except from 12 to 1). The tour is very well done and my grandchildren, 11 and 14, learned a lot. So did my husband and daughter-in-law. The gardens are beautiful.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Judith K
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Response from Corazon50 | Reviewed this property |
I do not recall seeing anything regarding this gentleman. If there is something, it was not in an obvious location that I could see.
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Response from RetiredNavy80 | Reviewed this property |
Can't recall if I took any pics. Went thru security but don't remember if we had cameras with us. Sorry I can't be more definitive on an answer.