Nashville, Tennessee Attractions

Unusual landmarks, museums, roadside attractions, and hidden wonders in Nashville and the surrounding area. The Country Music Capital of the World presents many down-home tributes to its favorite honky-tonkers, plus memorable mementos of the Lost Cause, and the largest pagan god in the USA.

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  • Parthenon and Statue of Athena

    Parthenon and Statue of Athena

    Nashville, Tennessee

    A majestic, full-size heathen god and temple, in the buckle of the Bible Belt. Survivor of the 1897 Tennessee Centennial Exposition, now an art museum.

  • Lane Motor Museum

    Lane Motor Museum

    Nashville, Tennessee

    Crazy-looking vehicles powered by airplane propellers, adorable microcars with three wheels, and Buckminster Fuller's Dymaxion car-of-the-future.

  • George Jones Museum

    George Jones Museum

    Nashville, Tennessee

    Key career mementos of country music's "The Possum," including the jacket cut off of him after he crashed his car while drunk.

  • Sam Davis Shoe of Doom

    Sam Davis Shoe of Doom

    Nashville, Tennessee

    Sam Davis might have lived to a ripe old age if it hadn't been for his Shoe of Doom.

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January 17, 2017

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