We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Fort Negley Park and Visitors Center

Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Review Highlights
A special but eery place

The remains of a civil war fortress (never attacked) have been preserved and highlighted. The... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
Nashville, Tennessee
via mobile
Great historical spot

The fort has amazing views and is a great historical spot. The visitor center has maps and a few... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
via mobile
Read all 88 reviews
All photos (117)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good43%
  • Average25%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“union army”(3 reviews)
“stones river”(3 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
See all hours
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
1100 Fort Negley Blvd, Nashville, TN 37203-4835
+1 615-862-8470
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Nashville
from US$27.00
More Info
from US$104.90
More Info
from US$25.95
More Info
from US$22.00
More Info
Reviews (88)
Filter reviews
87 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviewscivil war historyunion armystones rivergreat view of the citynice walkview of downtown nashvillebeautiful parkgreat historygift shopovergrownreconstructionruinsinformationfilmsprotectedplaquesoverview
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 87 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a surprise. Our friend really wanted to go when he was here on an earlier visit but we didn't get there so we made sure to get there on his next visit. Very interesting and well done presentation of the history and purpose...More

Thank Ladnba
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

The remains of a civil war fortress (never attacked) have been preserved and highlighted. The Visitors Center provides an excellent overview. The fort was built by slaves and free blacks. Many died building it and the adjacent grounds (formerly a minor league baseball stadium) hold...More

1  Thank JMasonNashville
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

The fort has amazing views and is a great historical spot. The visitor center has maps and a few cool videos. They also have cool drinks for purchase if you need it.

1  Thank Ekgator
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

This park is a trifecta of perfection: 1. It's free 2. BEST, most beautiful views of the city 3. Civil War history that will tug at your heart as you revel in your surroundings and the significance. Our family spent a lot of money on...More

4  Thank AmandaNJoe
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

This is an opportunity to not only pick up information and have questions answered about Nashville but to also visit a Civil War Fort. You can walk around the fort and read about how it operated. Allow 30 minutes.

1  Thank deborah r
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Fort Negley was the largest inland stone fortification built during the Civil War. Built by the Union forces to protect the recapture of Nashville by the Confederate troops. Here you have an opportunity to view and walk through a part of our history. The visitor...More

2  Thank smithr180
Reviewed 15 March 2018

The day we visited it was very cold and had snowed the night before. It was miserable, so we did very little walking outside. Having said that, we had a private showing of two movies that were very informative and kept our interest. The exhibits...More

1  Thank FrontierJ
Reviewed 27 December 2017

These are the remains of a once large and formidable union army civil war fort built by slaves and free blacks to protect strategically critical Nashville encampment of the union army. While never attacked it remained ready for battle throughout the war. A well marked...More

1  Thank JMasonNashville
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Highly recommended! Knowledgeable and friendly staff. Three excellent videos tell two critical Civil War stories: surrender of Nashville to Union forces in Feb. 1962 and Confederate army defeat in Battle of Franklin-Nashville in Nov. 1864. There is a well laid out walk around hillside site...More

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We just happen to stop by this history civil war site. Walk to the top for the best view of downtown Nashville. Check out the gift shop. Free parking and wifi.

2  Thank Tim E
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 170 hotels in Nashville
Fairfield Inn & Suites Nashville Downtown/The Gulch
488 reviews
.99 km away
Thompson Nashville
1,314 reviews
1.32 km away
The Westin Nashville
1,503 reviews
1.44 km away
Best Western Plus Music Row
1,613 reviews
1.56 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 2,235 restaurants in Nashville
Flyte World Dining & Wine
286 reviews
.83 km away
The Chef and I on Ninth
86 reviews
1.00 km away
Gabby's Burgers and Fries
196 reviews
.35 km away
Arnold's Country Kitchen
783 reviews
.98 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 633 attractions in Nashville
Tennessee Brew Works
132 reviews
.80 km away
Yazoo Brewing Company
260 reviews
1.07 km away
Adventure Science Center
587 reviews
.40 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
19 July 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from deborah r | Reviewed this property |
No please arrange your schedule to see it