FRIST ART MUSEUM
919 Broadway ~ Nashville, TN 37203
What’s Going On: The Frist displays stunning visiting collections and exhibits from around the world. There is also a permanent collection as well as an excellent children's area on the top level of the building.
Tips: The perfect destination for any art-lover, or a rainy day alternative for any tourist in town. We love visiting frequently to see the exhibits and recommend re-fueling by grabbing a drink or snack in the cafe on the way out. Check the website to see what exhibits are on display before you visit.
CENTENNIAL PARK & THE PARTHENON
2500 West End Avenue ~ Nashville, TN 37203
What’s Going On: Beautiful park space for running, picnic-ing, sightseeing or napping on a blanket after a long day of sightseeing. The park is most famous for boasting the world's only full-scale replica of the Greek Parthenon, originally constructed as part of the Tennessee Centennial and Exposition that was held in 1897. For a small ticket fee, you can also tour the inside which houses a museum and a statue of Athena.
Tips: Particularly in the spring and summer, the park also hosts lots of special events such as a cultural fair, Shakespeare in the Park, concerts and other activities. Check the website to see what might be going on while you are in town! If you're wanting to tour the Parthenon, it is typically least crowded on Wednesdays.