This landmark was once home to Adelicia Acklen, one of the wealthiest women in 19th century America. Built in 1850 in the style of an Italian villa, it was originally intended to be the summer home of the Acklens. The personally guided tour, showcases a variety of original furnishings of the period as well as Mrs. Acklen's valuable, one-of-a-kind collection of artwork and statues.
119 Third Avenue South Nashville, TN 37201 +1 615 256 1777
Having the largest and most comprehensive collection of memorabilia and artifacts from the late legend, the Johnny Cash Museum is true gem of the downtown Nashville area. The legendary country super star and entertainers life can be seen through the many photos, hand written song lyrics, costumes, awards and musical instruments lovingly displayed throughout the buildings raw brick and motor space. Catch his booming voice as he croons out "Folsom Prison Blues" in one of the many interactive displays. Whether you're a country music fan or not, a visit to this museum will leave you with a newfound respect for one of the music industry's greatest legends.
Once the former location of Nashville's publishing and printing industry, Printers Alley has now become the city's epicenter for nightlife. A sign, extending across Church Street, marks the entrance to this brick-paved, bar-lined alleyway. Neon signage lights up the evenings, beckoning customers. From restaurants to live music bars, Printers Alley is filled with unique and interesting nightlife gems and is even known to be a prime spot where great musicians have performed and gotten their big breaks.
910 Division Street Nashville, TN 37203 +1 615 891 4649
From the pages of an old Rolling Stones magazine for a home brewing kit, Yazoo Brewing Company is the brainchild of Linus Hall while he was a cash strapped college student. Now over a decade later, Hall's dream has taken fruition in downtown Nashville where pints of Yazoo Pale Ale, Spring Wheat and Dos Perros are served to thirsty customers. The taproom features a dusty blackboard with the daily offerings and is complimented by a small controlled menu of artisan beer bread, cheese plates, chips and salsa.
First Lutheran Nashville is located in the heart of Music City. In addition to a full range of Christian religious educational programs designed for children, youth, adults and seniors, First Lutheran also reaches out to the needs of the community surrounding the church facilities. By partnering with local ministries which focus on specific needs such as homelessness, hunger, incarceration and illness, the members of this Nashville church are able to better assist those with the greatest needs. During the summer, First Lutheran Nashville continues its education programs with a vacation bible school. Check the church's website for specific dates and events. -Lynn-nore Chittom
Christ Church Cathedral is located in the heart of downtown Nashville and is presided over by the bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Tennessee. This beautiful and historic church dates back to the early 19th Century. Visitors are welcome throughout the week and after Sunday services to tour the church as a historical site. The church's broad spectrum of educational and prayer ministries meet the needs of members and guests of all ages. Through a program called Sacred Space for the City, Christ Church Cathedral offers the use of its facilities for spiritual, educational, artistic, civic, and outreach opportunities to the local Nashville community regardless of religious affiliation. -Lynn-nore Chittom
First Baptist Nashville is located in the heart of downtown Nashville directly beside Bridgestone Arena. Educational ministries serve the church community through age-appropriate curriculum specific for children, youth, college students, single adults, married adults, and senior adults. Bible studies, prayer groups and small groups take place throughout the week for men and women. In addition to regularly scheduled services, First Baptist also provides the downtown community with an Arts Service Group which includes an open studio for the visual arts as well as an arts festival. The church also provides recreational opportunities through the First Baptist Church Recreation Center. Details for the recreation center and service times are available on the church website. -Lynn-nore Chittom
Since 1974, the Nashville Palace is entertaining audiences with interesting shows and concerts. This venue features variety of events throughout the year; country music concerts dominates the scene here, however, you can enjoy other genres of music too. With facilities like parking lot, spacious area that can accommodate 700 guests and two large stages, Nashville Palace is an ideal place to host variety of shows. You can it for hosting private events, banquets, receptions and similar events.
1402 Clinton Street Nashville, TN 37203 +1 615 891 1781
One of downtown's premier music venues, Marathon Music Works hosts numerous concerts throughout the year. Located just a few minutes away from historic downtown, this venue is located in a beautiful brick building that was originally built in the early 1900s. The Marathon Music Works plays host to budding and established local talent, as well as talent brought in from all over the country.
The realization of a dream is what the O Gallery Art means for artist Olga Alexeeva. Born and raised in Russia, this artist's experience and journey tells the story of many immigrants who have contributed so much to the cultural and artistic heritage of the country as a whole. Located in downtown, in the famous Nashville Arcade, this art gallery is where the ethereal world of colors, creativity, and divine inspiration materializes on canvas. As a contribution to the city's vibrant art scene, O Gallery Art presents the works of upcoming as well as established artists, and also organizes workshops for experienced painters as well as amateurs. Visit the website to find out more.
Cool down at Nashville's hottest water theme park. Ride the
700 foot Tennessee Twisters water slide. Enjoy three pools, miniature golf, boat and jet ski rentals, picnic areas, and sandy beaches. Season passes and group rates available. Extra fees ...
Besides serving as an auditorium for events and the like,
The Nashville War Memorial Auditorium is also an important and well recognized historical landmark. Overseen by TPAC, the auditorium is used for events, productions, performances, concerts and even private ...
Before you tour the Music City, you need a game
plan. That's why this handy information center inside the Nashville Arena should be your first stop. The friendly, knowledgeable staff will help you plan activities in the city and ...