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Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park

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This 19 acre park in the heart of Nashville serves as a monument to the bicentennial celebration of the State of Tennessee. This park offers plenty of opportunities to learn about the long history of Tennessee while having a great experience in a...more
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600 James Robertson Pkwy, Nashville, TN 37243-3081
Downtown Nashville
+1 615-741-5280
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Reviewed 25 August 2011

We stopped here to eat our lunch but ended up staying much longer. This is a great place to go when visiting Nashville. Quiet and safe. There is plenty to see here. Make sure you have your camera on hand. Free parking available around park....More

Thank Madjude
Reviewed 1 March 2011

Kids will love the revolving marble world globe that revolves in the water. They can actually push it just a bit and it will change direction. Great place to learn Tennessee history and then walk across the street to the Farmer's Market.

Date of experience: August 2010
Thank Denise L
Reviewed 2 February 2011

I first visited the Bicentennial Mall when I visited a friend in Nashville a few years ago. When I was at a conference in November 2009, I took some time to visit it again. As a native Tennessean, I was fascinated by the map of...More

Date of experience: March 2010
1  Thank sheldan1955
Reviewed 24 January 2011

This park is worth a stop on your trip to see the WWII memorial! There is also another nice memorial at end of the park that is nice as well. Plus at one end is a great view of the state capital building. In the...More

Date of experience: January 2011
2  Thank Travelfan101520
Reviewed 25 August 2010

I have always lived in Nashville and I've been taking walks in this park since I learned to walk. I love the Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park! It's a very nice and peaceful park. As, you walk you also learn some history of Nashville, too....More

Thank Cally3577
Reviewed 22 May 2009

I would strongly recommend taking some time during your trip to Nashville to visit Bicentennial Park. The walk through the length of the park is extremely peaceful, and at each step along the way, you learn about the topography/geography and history of Tennessee and the...More

Thank MeganHernando_MS
Reviewed 17 February 2008

really peaceful and quiet. nice to just walk around and read all the information thats available. then when the urge hits you, cross the straight and find a deal at the flea market or grab a bite to eat. it was just a really relaxed,...More

1  Thank LR72202
Reviewed 3 December 2007

BCMSP is located in downtown Nashville in the shadows of the state capital building. The park is a lawn consisting of numerous memorials, amphitheatre, and pillars that highlights the history (pre-history) of the state. Its really peaceful, but parking in downtown Nashville can be a...More

3  Thank jake_brake2007
Reviewed 2 December 2003

This place is awesome, and most importantly...FREE! The day was extremly hot and the kids (even the big ones) enjoyed playing in the Rivers of Tennessee Fountains. The 31 vertical fountains shoot water into the air without warning making them both exciting and refreshing. Along...More

3  Thank Dreamer34541
Reviewed 27 August 2003

I visited nashville about 3 months ago and I went to the Centennial Park with my mom. The first thing that got my attention was the childrens victims garden. It was decorated with beautiful blue ribbons. I'm writing a poem about how the garden caught...More

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Christy F
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Response from Barbara G | Reviewed this property |
I do remember a restroom area, but not near the columns.
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Response from jhuvos | Reviewed this property |
We took the upgraded RCA/Studio B tour from the Country Music Hall of Fame. It took about 45 minutes. We roamed the museum before and after the Studio B tour. Very worthwhile - guide was knowledgeable and it was cool to... More