Directions & Map


Tennessee State Museum

Location: 1000 Rosa L. Parks Boulevard, at the northwest corner at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park and at the intersection of Rosa Parks Boulevard and Jefferson Street. Get directions via Google Maps

Parking, Walking, Biking and Public Transit:

Parking: Free parking is available in the parking lot which is located between the Museum and the Nashville Farmers’ Market. There is also free two-hour parking available along 6th and 7th Avenues. On weekends, visitors may also park free in the state employee parking lots around the Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park.

Walking: The Museum is conveniently located just one block west of the Downtown Greenway trailhead and adjacent to Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. Walking Tour maps that include tours of both downtown as well as in and around the area are available for purchase at Nashville Civic Design Center for $5. 

Biking: Bike racks are located at 7th Avenue in front of the Farmers’ Market House.  There is also a Nashville BCycle bikeshare dock located in that area. Bikes can be rented at Nashville BCycle. Click here for more information about rates and stations.

Public Transportation: WeGo Public Transit (Formerly Nashville MTA) Nos. 42 (St. Cecilia/Cumberland) and 22 (Bordeaux) go to the intersection of Rosa Parks and Jefferson Street. 

Hop On Hop Off Tours are offered by both Old Time Trolley and Gray Line tour companies which have stop near the Museum at Farmers’ Market.

Driving: The Tennessee State Museum is conveniently located at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, at the corner of Rosa L. Parks Blvd, and Jefferson Street, northwest of downtown Nashville and the State Capitol. Click here for detailed information.

The Military Museum
The entrance is on the south end of the War Memorial Building on Legislative Plaza, near Seventh Avenue and Union Street. Click here to map from your location.

The State Capitol
Located on Charlotte Avenue, between Sixth and Seventh Avenue. Click here to map from your location.

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