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Tennessee State Museum

505 Deaderick St, Nashville, TN 37243-1402
+1 800-407-4324
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Private 45-Minute Downtown Nashville Horse and Carriage Ride
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The Tennessee State Museum is currently CLOSED at this location
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“civil war” (125 reviews)
“free admission” (30 reviews)
Closes in 14 min
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
505 Deaderick St, Nashville, TN 37243-1402
Downtown Nashville
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+1 800-407-4324
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"civil war"
in 125 reviews
"free admission"
in 30 reviews
"native americans"
in 18 reviews
"prehistoric times"
in 11 reviews
"egyptian mummy"
in 7 reviews
"great state"
in 7 reviews
"modern times"
in 7 reviews
"three floors"
in 25 reviews
"historical artifacts"
in 7 reviews
"great exhibits"
in 16 reviews
"on display"
in 27 reviews
"interesting items"
in 8 reviews
"andrew jackson"
in 24 reviews
"rainy day"
in 16 reviews
"few hours"
in 19 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 16 reviews
"history lesson"
in 9 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an awesome museum in Nashville and was a highlight of my trip. I have been to museums in 30+ countries and this definitely makes the list of my absolute favorites. The exhibits were informative and interesting, and I could have spent many hours...More

1  Thank Claud33433
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Reviewed May 5, 2018

My wife and spent about 90 minutes here. We both found it interesting. A lot of interesting stuff! Unfortunately, they are in the process of moving, and a number of artifacts are no longer there. I wanted to leave, as I was get frustrated. My...More

Thank mrjobs2016
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Reviewed April 28, 2018

Exhibit is moving before the end of the year. Some items are being worked on. But, it did not take away from our learning and enjoying the history of Tennessee. I will say this I am not a big fan on Andrew Jackson. Wish they...More

1  Thank shernop
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Reviewed April 10, 2018

This is a great place to spend a Saturday if you find yourself in Nashville. I've taken both my family and my Boy Scout troop here and we have always had a great time. The museum is absolutely free to the public and has some...More

Thank John F
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Reviewed April 9, 2018

The museum is definitely a little dated (but the brand new building on Jefferson will be open later this year in October), but it's free and has some interesting artifacts depicting Tennessee history. My favorite thing about the museum? Their lunch and learn series? Once...More

Thank Alexis B
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Reviewed April 7, 2018

We spent a rainy morning here, wandering around. Many well done exhibits, from pre-historical inhabitants thru the War of Northern Agression, with frank discussions of the slavery past, all the way to semi-modern events, such as civil rights marches, etc. A museum lovers happy place....More

Thank Dennis M
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

We visited this museum with a group of 40. This museum has an amazing display of artifacts! Yes, there are some missing pieces as they transferred some to the newly built building, BUT this place has over 4 hours worth of information and artifacts to...More

Thank Jack L
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Reviewed April 1, 2018

went there with my grand kids and had a good time. spent all morning walking around and learning about the history of Tennessee. Well worth going to see.

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Reviewed March 25, 2018

A good review of Tennessee history, starting in prehistoric times. Near a lot of other downtown things to do. They are building a new state museum building and should open it later in the spring of 2018. I recommend a visit. Also, the present location...More

Thank Bob H
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Reviewed March 19, 2018

My husband and I are from the Memphis area so we were excited to learn about the history of Tennessee. We were very disappointed to find that they were in the middle of hanging locations. This wouldn't have been an issue except that they had...More

1  Thank mrandmrsarndt
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Etonian30
March 12, 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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