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Parking Directions

The Tennessee State Museum is currently closed in its Polk Center location in preparation for the Museum's move to a new facility at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park in October 2018.

If visiting the Military Branch Museum or the State Capitol: During the week, visitors must park in paid lots or at street parking meters. On weekends, visitors may park free in the state employee parking lots around the State Capitol.

All street metered spaces are free to the public Monday-Friday after 6 p.m. and Saturday after 12 p.m. and all day Sunday. (Note: some meters may have reserved jackets and are closed to public use during these times.)

Click here for a complete list of parking lots and fees

Map of the area around the State Museum.
Tennessee State Museum
Ashley Howell, Executive Director

505 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN 37243-1120
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