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Tennessee State Capitol

600 Charlotte Ave, Nashville, TN 37243-9034
+1 615-741-0830
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The grounds around this majestic neo-classical building offer statues of many historic figures, plus the graves of President Polk and his wife.
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600 Charlotte Ave, Nashville, TN 37243-9034
Downtown Nashville
+1 615-741-0830
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Being from the UK it is very interesting to visit the state capitol buildings and research the history. The staff were very welcoming and actually said it was nice to have us visit which was much appreciated. The rooms are beautiful and we wandered around...More

Thank jobow6
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tennessee doesn't mess around when they built their capital on a hill...it was more like a mountain. An imposing building designed to be well defended. First level was dark and foreboding, but the second level was grand and beautiful.

Thank BevoBurn96
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's historical and very beautiful! During a tour visit the Capitol , its an amazing state, charming with lovely people!

Thank LuMatos
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Set on the prominent hillside it looks dominating though more so once one climbs to the upper floor balconies. Could not call it magnificent and the squabbles between sponsor and architect must have held them back at the time. It was a good, guided tour....More

Thank David G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an attractive building, filled with legislative offices and chambers. You can view the chambers, but a quick visit is all that is necessary.

Thank Scott K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful architecture and nice view over the city. There is not much around, therefore I recommend not to plan too much time. I personally spent about 30 minutes on-site.

Thank Fraeulein_Cornelia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a few hours to spend in downtown Nashville and thought that the capitol would be a good starting point. Walked up the limestone stairs to the somewhat modest entrance. Once inside, the beauty of this historic building began to reveal itself. The guard...More

Thank PrimoDriver
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visit all the state capitol buildings that we come upon, only have 6 to go. I was looking forward to taking a guided tour, but we waited until the beginning of the hour and they took several large school groups, so we opted to...More

Thank JStarkey2
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We went on a self guided tour of the building using the brochure we received at the information desk. Look out for the murals in the Main Reception Room - I think it was called the Governor's Room. The upstairs gasoliers are lovely, they are...More

Thank Col20
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Tours are available from Monday-Friday on an hourly basis (but not at 12) and as long as you don't mind the large groups of schoolkids who visit daily, it is an interesting building to see. You can go into both Senate & Representative chambers (as...More

1  Thank KJE61
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Debbie H
Is the capitol open on Monday, March 28th? What about tours on March 28th?
1 March 2016|
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Response from mn615cat | Reviewed this property |
The Capitol is open on Mondays unless that's a holiday of which I'm unaware. That Monday, the legislature will be in session with the Senate convening in their chamber at 1pm and the House convening in their chamber at 5pm... More
Hollie K
My son is going tomorrow for a field trip and they sent a note home today saying dress apprpriate my son told me we have to dress up is there a dresscode
16 April 2015|
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Response from WeenjoytravelingUSA | Reviewed this property |
No there is not a dress code, but one should not be required for a visitor, of any age, to the State Capitol. The Capitol is a very historic building and I hope he enjoys his visit. If he has a guide, have him ask them to... More