How to Engage with Nashville's Most Beloved Attractions Online

Tale a virtual tour of the Music City's museums, outdoor attractions and famed music halls.

Even though we're in the time of social distancing, that doesn't mean we can't visit Nashville's best-loved attractions—virtually. Point your mouse toward these fun-filled sites that are chock full of activities for all ages. 

Museums

Country Music Hall of Fame

One of Nashville's top-attended museums, the Country Music Hall of Fame chronicles the origins of country music and its performers. Its video page is full of dynamic content, from musician spotlights to podcasts, live streams and songwriter sessions. You can—and will—spend hours there. 

Musicians Hall of Fame

The Musicians Hall of Fame takes you backstage with artists such as Kix Brooks, James Pankow and Garth Brooks. At its Facebook page, you can watch past artist visits, talks and more.

Frist Art Museum

Head to the Frist Art Museum's YouTube page for lectures, deep dives into its exhibitions and curator's talks | WhereTraveler

Head to the Frist Art Museum's YouTube page for lectures, deep dives into its exhibitions and curator's talks. You'll definitely find plenty of food for thought.

Tennessee State Museum

Looking for online learning resources? The selection is vast at the Tennessee State Museum. Choose from "Mystery Artifacts," "Interview with a Historic Figure" or "Mystery Skype," then select your adventure.

Music Halls

Grand Ole Opry

Go backstage to learn about "Guitar Hacks," watch Opry Circle throwdowns and follow musicians make their first journey to the stage in the series "My Opry Debut." The Grand Ole Opry's Facebook page has it all and more.

Ryman Auditorium

In Stories From the Mother Church, learn about movies filmed at the Ryman Auditorium, the most inspirational moments that took place on stage and go inside the Ryman's recording booth. Then, head to Facebook to watch Backstage at the Ryman.

In Stories From the Mother Church, learn about movies filmed at the Ryman Auditorium, the most inspirational moments that took place on stage and go inside the Ryman's recording booth | WhereTraveler

Everything Else

Nashville Zoo

Fill up on your daily cuteness quotient at the Nashville Zoo's blog, where you'll find out about new animal births, in addition to conservation efforts and much more. Afterwards, watch more animal videos on Facebook.

Adventure Science Center

Discover the science of everyday life at the Adventure Science Center. You can also meet the center's animals, explore its planetarium and listen to storytime. 

Cheekwood

The flowers are perenially in bloom when you visit Cheekwood Estate & Garden's blog; take a tour, get gardening tips and take part in online wellness opportunities. More tours, in additional to soothing nature cams, can be found on its Facebook feed.

Belmont Mansion

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Belmont Mansion is considered one of the most lavish antebellum buildings in the South. Head to Facebook to take one of many tours throughout the estate.

Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

Take a virtual visit and learn about the history of Andrew Jackson's Hermitage | WhereTraveler

Take a virtual visit and learn about the history of Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, them head to its blog to try your hand at presidential trivia.

Carnton Plantation

Head to Franklin, Tennessee, about half an hour from Nashville, to discover Carnton, another historic plantation. Check out its blog, then learn more on Facebook.

A Parting Gift From Dolly

Dolly Parton is a treasure. From her support of local artists to those in the medical field researching the COVID-19 virus, she always steps up. 

Although her theme park, Dollywood, lies 200 miles from Nashville, now is the perfect time to take a visit online. Whoever thinks wooden coasters aren't scary should watch the video for Thunderhead. While there, don't miss "Goodnight With Dolly."

Dolly Parton is a treasure. From her support of local artists to those in the medical field researching the COVID-19 virus, she always steps up. | WhereTraveler