Whether you enjoy a museum or you prefer a government building, there are plenty of great historic attractions to enjoy in Nashville, many for free or very cheap. If you don't want to spend much money, but you want to get to know the city, here are some of the top attractions for your next tour.
Historic Second Avenue
This area of the Music City used to be known as Market Street. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972 and provides many excellent properties to take in. As the oldest downtown district in Nashville, you will find over 50 beautiful, historic properties and admission is free.
Tennessee State Capitol
William Strickland designed the building and construction began in 1844. The building wasn't completed until 1859 and Strickland didn't live long enough to see his design realized. He passed away in 1854. The Capitol building provides a beautiful view of downtown Nashville and you can discover the building free of charge.
Tennessee State Museum
As one of the largest museums in the entire state, the Tennessee State Museum is the perfect choice for a historic tour. You can enjoy all the permanent exhibits free of charge including the Civil War Exhibit and the Egyptian Mummy.
War Memorial Building
Built in 1925, this building was created to honor the brave soldiers killed in World War I. It's also home to the Military Branch Exhibit and provides plenty of other exhibits throughout. You'll find the War Memorial Building across from the State Capitol and admission is free.
These are just a few of the many historic sites and buildings you can discover throughout Nashville for free or very cheap. Find them all and discover everything you can about the history of the Music City this year.
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