The Cheek Family, who founded Maxwell Coffee, built this elegant mansion in the late 1920s. In the late 1950s, they donated the mansion and the surrounding 65 acres to the City of Nashville, which maintains the estate today. This Nashville treasure includes the botanical gardens, contemporary art galleries, a gift shop and the Pineapple Room restaurant. A variety of classes and workshops are available to all ages. There is also the Cheekwood's Museum of Art which house some great American and British paintings worth checking out. The grounds include several types of gardens and the Woodland Sculpture Trail.
Beloved by Nashville natives and tourists alike, this 1853 Greek revival mansion was once the centerpiece of a 5,400-acre, 19th century thoroughbred farm and nursery. Still referred to as the "
"Queen of Tennessee Plantations, the present thirty-acre site includes many of the original outbuildings and an antique carriage collection. Allow one hour to tour the mansion and grounds. Multi-lingual grounds cards are available in Japanese, French, German, and Spanish.
The Islamic Center of Nashville provides education and support for Muslims in the Nashville community and those interested in learning more about Islam. Classes are offered on basic Islam, Salat, or Islamic prayer, and the Quran. Assistance is also available for marriage and funeral services for Muslims. The Islamic Center also operates the Nashville International Academy (NIA), formerly the Islamic School of Nashville. This full-time Islamic school started in 1995 and is continually expanding its services, facilities and student body. Weekend Islamic school is also available. -Lynn-nore Chittom
Hillsboro Village Nashville, TN 37212 +1 800 657 6910(Tourist Information)
The city of Nashville boasts a unique and singular character that sets it apart from the other cities and towns in the United States. One of the reasons for this distinction is that the city's neighborhoods and areas are rooted deep in history and heritage. The Hillsboro Village, located a few miles southwest of the downtown area, is one such neighborhood that contributes immensely to the city's charm. The neighborhood started as a streetcar suburb, and gradually establishments like theaters, shops, restaurants, bars and more started sprouting up, increasing its popularity as an entertainment spot in the city. The attractions here are best discovered by foot, as the neighborhood is one of the most pedestrian-friendly areas in the city. The Hillsboro Village is also the venue for a plethora of community events, so plan a trip here when visiting Nashville.
Christ Presbyterian Church is housed in a beautiful location, with a lovely garden filled with beautiful flowers and a cross in the centre. This church, with an amazing structure, believes and promotes the teaching of Jesus Christ. The motto of the church is to foster community spirit and brotherhood and the church has a lot of active youth programs as well. On Sundays, they have praise and worship services followed by classes, where they teach people about God and the preachings of Jesus Christ.
2400 Blakemore Avenue Blair School Of Music, Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN 37212 +1 615 322 7651
The Martha Rivers Ingram Center for the Performing Arts is located at the Blair School of Music. It is a 618-seat performance hall with raked seating and no central aisle to allow unrestricted views from every level. It boasts of modern architecture mixed with the science of acoustics and the physics to give patrons an indisputable quality sound and experience. The venue is available for events and to non-profit organizations. The venue is thoroughly pleasing to the eye and is complete with state-of-the-art technology.
1604 8th Avenue South The Basement Nashville, TN 37203 +1 615 256 3354
This fest is named after Tin Pan Alley, an area in New York, which has many music makers' offices. Organized by the NSAI, Tin Pan South is a festival devoted to the mastery of talented songwriters. Held across various venues in Nashville, this is your chance to catch some of the best songsmiths like Donna Summer, Garth Brooks, Art Garfunkel and many, many more. There is also a songwriters' symposium held apart from all the concerts. Visitors can enjoy the different performances spanning diverse genres like rock, country and pop. Come, be a part of this musical journey, which has been delighting audiences since 1993.
625 Fogg Street Nashville, TN 37203 +1 615 254 0063
Mike and Ann Borum have spent more than a decade providing Nashville's photographers with quality photo processing. Now, they display the art of photography for all to see in the upper level of their shop. Chromatics PhotoImaging features photographic works by local professionals. Rotating exhibits throughout the year feature cityscapes, celebrity shots and historic images of locations around Music City. Admission is free, and photography lovers of all ages are welcome.
1908 Grand Avenue Nashville, TN 37212 +1 615 340 7200
Amidst the recording studios and corporate offices on Music Row stands a simple Catholic chapel turned museum. Communion service is offered on Monday, but primarily it serves the non-secular spiritual needs of the community. Inside you'll find manuscripts and letters from religious leaders throughout history, as well as bibles over four centuries old, antiques of all descriptions and a replica of DaVinci's "Last Supper" that stands 17 feet tall. The latter is the only carved wooden structure of its kind in America.
The thrill of scientific discovery awaits you! Come explore over 150 interactive exhibits and programs for children and adults. View the heavens from the 40-foot Sudekum Planetarium. Climb seven interactive levels to the top of the Adventure Tower, and experience BodyQuest, an exciting tour through the human body. Special programs are offered for high school students on weekend nights.
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 ...