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Hours & Admission

Museum, Military Branch and State Capitol Temporarily Closed to Visitors

In an abundance of caution for the protection of our visitors and our collection, the Tennessee State Museum will close to the public effective at 5:00 p.m. today, March 13 and remain closed through April 3. A public closure allows for the proper disinfecting protocol without damage to the artifacts and their displays. The closure also includes the Military Branch of the Museum at War Memorial.We will continue to monitor the situation regarding the COVID-19 virus.

Please visit the Museum’s website at and our social media channels for updates on our reopening.

Tennessee State Museum:

Open Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Thursday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Sunday: 1 – 5 p.m.

Closed on Mondays

The Museum is closed on the following holidays: Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Day and Easter.

The Military Museum:
The Military Branch is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday through Saturday.
Closed Sundays and Mondays and the same four holidays.

The State Capitol:
Open for guided tours Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Closed holidays.

Admission to the museum's permanent exhibits, the Military Museum and the State Capitol is always free. Most temporary exhibits are also free although admission may be charged to some.

Tennessee State Museum
Ashley Howell, Executive Director

1000 Rosa L. Parks Blvd
Nashville, TN 37208
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