Nashville Attractions

Nashville AttractionsFrist Center for the Visual Arts
The Frist Center for the Visual Arts is a art museum located in the city of Nashville, and it has been open since 2001. The museum features several traveling exhibitions throughout the year without having a permanent collection. Since the Frist Center of the Visual Arts does not have a permanent collection, you will see something different every time you visit.

Tennessee State Museum
If you are looking to learn about the history of Tennessee, then you absolutely must go to the Tennessee State Museum while visiting Nashville. The Tennessee State Museum was established in 1937, and it is currently one of the largest museums in Nashville. The main attraction of the museums is the collection of Civil War battle flags. The collection of these flags is one of the largest in the country. There are also uniforms, paintings, weapons and furniture on display throughout the three floors of the museum.

Country Music Hall of Fame
If you have ever been a fan of country music, then the Country Music Hall of Fame is guaranteed to be the highlight of your trip to Nashville. The Country Music Hall of Fame first opened in 1961, and it is dedicated to preserving the history of country music. The museum displays the entire history of country music, so you can see how the music has changed through the years. There are even song recordings and video clips on display for visitors to experience.

The Parthenon
The Parthenon in Nashville, Tennessee, is a full-size replica of the actual Parthenon in Athens, Greece. The Nashville Parthenon was originally built in 1897, and it joined the U.S National Register of Historic Places in 1972. The entire structure is one of the most beautiful things you will see in Nashville. There is even a replica of the Athena Parthenos statue, which is made of close to 10 pounds of gold leaf. Why would you go to Athens when you can experience the city in Nashville?

Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art
Going to the Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art will allow you to experience two of Nashville's best attractions in one location. The art museum has over 5,500 paintings, photos and drawings in its American art collection. The art museum also has a large porcelain and silver collection on display. The Cheekwood Botanical Garden features several separate gardens that have different flowers on display and vary in design. You will have a hard time finding a more beautiful and peaceful location in Nashville.