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Find the Best Historic Sites to Visit Near Your Nashville Apartment

Historic Sites to Visit in Nashville

Nashville, Tennessee, is one of the America's most vibrant places to live. With a rich music history, this beautiful city is full of exciting and unique attractions. Living in our Olympus Midtown Nashville apartments places you at the center of all the action. Add these must-visit locations to your list:

The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe

The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe is your official guide to this iconic artist’s colorful life as a singer-songwriter. You will gain insight into his life, from his childhood to the peak of his career and death. This is an immersive experience, featuring interactive exhibitions, short film footage, and personal artifacts. You can learn more about Johnny Cash's inspirations, passion, and family. This location also has a Bongo Java Coffee Shop and a Museum Cafe. Stop in for a bite and some great music. 

Belle Meade Historic Site & Winery

The Belle Meade Historic Site & Winery has been in operation since 1807. Here, you can purchase a ticket for a guided tour of their historic mansion and learn more about the families that lived there. 

On other paid tours, you can also see the dairy farm, carriage house, tomb, stable, and restored slave quarters. After the tour, visit the on-site winery for a tasting. 

If you don’t want to pay for admission, you can still explore the outdoor areas of this property, including the outdoor game court and walking trail. Visitors can also visit the on-site restaurant or swing by the gift shop for souvenirs.

Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum is a must-see attraction in Nashville for fans of country music. This museum has preserved country music's history and customs since 1961. It hosts rotating exhibits and live performances by some of the genre's most well-known artists. Be sure to check out all the exhibits. The museum has a collection of archived footage and recorded music put together to show the evolution of country music over time.

Do you want to join this community? When you’re ready to move to the area, check out Olympus Midtown for an apartment that feels like home. For more information about our Nashville apartments, contact us today.