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The Parthenon

2600 W End Ave, Centennial Park, Nashville, TN 37203
+1 615-862-8431
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Standing as the centerpiece in Nashville's Centennial Park, the Parthenon is a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Athens, Greece. Come inside to see the 42-foot gilded sculpture of Athena, the permanent display of American paintings from the Cowan Collection, the history of the Nashville Parthenon dating back to the 1897 Tennessee Centennial Exposition, and a variety of temporary shows and exhibitions! The entrance is located on the ground level of the East side of the building.
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2600 W End Ave, Centennial Park, Nashville, TN 37203
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Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Maybe it is just the time/day we went, but we were pretty disappointed with our visit. It was crowded, there were bicycles and strollers leaned up against the steps and it was difficult to get any picture without getting someone (obviously not paying attention to...More

Thank Darryl M
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Beautiful building! The Athena statue is so huge it is unreal. The details they put into her is magnificent. Everything in the museum is wonderful too

Thank Keri K
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Last surviving relic of 1897 Exposition! Wonderfully preserved and great art museum too! Free parking and nice park outside

Thank HokieKong
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Well worth the six dollars each. Short walk from Vanderbilt. Beautiful park surrounding area. Educational as well relaxing. Great art exposition in the lobby area. Well worth the visit.

Thank tbakernp
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Great visit with our family to this really interesting piece of architecutre. The surrounding gardens are fantastic, too!

Thank Joshua A
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Truly amazing replica of the Athens Parthenon. Totally worth going to museum and the place great Athena was incredible

Thank renaissanceman36
Reviewed 27 May 2017

We purchased a Music City Total Access Pass at the Nashville Visitors Center @ 501 Broadway for $75 per person. One of the free attractions was the Parthenon. It is located 3 miles from the visitor center and there is free parking. The museum is...More

Thank ManyAdventures1
Reviewed 26 May 2017

We had an early dinner outside Nashville on our way from NJ to TX. I knew this replica of the Athenian wonder was not far from where we were. It was around 5pm, and we hit some traffic, but I am glad the family got...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

My friend was visiting from out of town and heard there was a replica of the Parthenon in Nashville and had to see it. I have seen it a million times but enjoy it every time. It is a fun photo op and you can...More

Thank bledsoeaj23
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Bring your camera, lots of photo ops! Outside you get lots of beautiful pics, locals come here for wedding and graduation photos! Inside brush up on Greek mythology! Very educating and amazing to see Athena and Nike! It is jaw dropping an absolute must see...More

Thank Pup101
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alotofgewgaws
26 July 2017|
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Response from Alaina1024 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can. You won't be able to go inside the building, but you can experience the exterior.
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k_duguid
30 June 2017|
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Response from Marsha V | Reviewed this property |
It Is a huge beatiful park I did not see picnic tables or a pavilion.
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Jessica U
1 March 2017|
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Response from Ginny T | Reviewed this property |
Not more than an hour
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