Museums around town!
Hey Nashville, here are some of the best local museums or historic landmarks in town. Know someone who’s looking for something fun to do this weekend? Sharing is caring!
The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum “The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum is one of Nashville’s most famous museums. Located in the heart of downtown Nashville’s entertainment district, the museum is 40,000 square feet of pure country music history” https://countrymusichalloffame.org/
Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art “Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art is a 55-acre cultural attraction completed in 1932 by the Cheek family. It is located eight miles from downtown Nashville. The estate features 11 specialty gardens, paintings, and sculptures. Also, come in spring when more than 100,000 tulips are in bloom. Cheekwood plans many classes, workshops, and festivals appealing to all ages.” https://cheekwood.org/
Frist Center for the Visual Arts
“Located downtown on Broadway in Nashville’s historic Art Deco post office building, the popular Frist Center is a cultural hub of the community. The Frist Center features some of the world’s greatest art, plus an array of films, lectures, music events, and family activities. Visitors age 18 and younger get in free.” https://fristartmuseum.org/
Tennessee State Museum
“This Nashville museum is one of the largest state museums in the nation. For instance, The Tennessee State Museum features exhibits with Native American artifacts dating back 15,000 years as well as more modern state history. Located in downtown’s James K. Polk Cultural Center, the museum offers free admission to all permanent exhibits.” https://tnmuseum.org/
“Built in 1897, The Parthenon is a full-size replica of the Parthenon in Athens, Greece, and like the original structure also centers around a large statue of the goddess Athena. Its impressive art collection contains paintings by 19th and 20th century American artists. Read more about the history of Nashville’s Parthenon.” https://www.nashville.gov/Parks-and-Recreation/Parthenon.aspx
Belle Meade Plantation “Belle Meade Plantation was created as an educational, non-profit organization in 1953. It is our mission to preserve and interpret the historical value of Belle Meade Plantation and to educate the public about its significance in American culture.” https://bellemeadeplantation.com/