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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Sights for Oddball Excursions

  • 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.

  • Patsy Cline Museum

    Patsy Cline Museum

    Nashville, Tennessee

    See Patsy's gold lame pants, her vacuum cleaner, and her wristwatch of death. Opened in 2017, only 54 years after her untimely demise.

  • 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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