TOP 10 TOURS

At Nashville History On Tour, we connect visitors, locals, and businesses to Nashville's history. We tell the untold and the twice told stories. We help people and organizations discover how Nashville history enlivens the present and enriches the future.
Take a journey through African American history in Nashville. From the early arrival of free persons of color in the city through Emancipation, to hard-fought battles for voting rights in the 1940s and 1950s, to the classic country music scene in Music City today, you'll learn about people who overcame barriers and made their mark on Nashville.
2 HOURS
Tour the home of our seventh President, Andrew Jackson, and his wife Rachel. The Hermitage is the former plantation that served as the White House in 1819 when Jackson was in Office. On your visit, you can see furniture used by Jackson, view his military sword collection and many other period artifacts including coins, photography equipment and musical instruments. This historic site offers you a unique glimpse into our past filled with memories of one of America’s most remarkable citizens
2 HOURS
Nashville History
This overview includes Greek Revival, Gothic Revival, Italianate Victorian designs of the nineteenth century, as well as Art Deco and Art Moderne skyscrapers built in the 20th century. Notable examples of private residences include Belle Meade Plantation; Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum; Union Station; Belmont Mansion (1858); Reed House (1921), James K. Polk Masonic Building (1926).
2 HOURS
Nashville History
The Best of Nashville tours explores the top attractions, entertainment, restaurants and local nightlife in the Country Music Capital of the World.
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Nashville History
Explore how Nashville was one of the most important cities for marches, arrests and bombing stories. See the Woolworth building and the Civil Rights Room of the Nashville Public Library.
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Nashville History
The city of Nashville, Tennessee has produced over 800 songs that made the Billboard Hot 100 list. This volumes covers several decades in country music beginning with Hank Williams Sr. and ending with Carrie Underwood and beyond. It is truly a history of country music in Nashville.
2 HOURS
Music City
Nashville Music Row is the home of all things Country music. The ‘Music City’ as it is called lays claim to more Country music stars per capita than any other place on earth. Nashville has been known as Music Row since the 1940s. The area is home to around 500 music-related businesses, including "Publishers Row", which is a concentration of music publishers, located on 16th and 17th Avenues South.
2 HOURS
Music City
The customized tour of Nashville explores any interest that you choose including the top attractions, entertainment, restaurants and local nightlife in the Country Music Capital of the World.
4 HOURS
Nashville History
Ryman Auditorium is a premier performance venue in Nashville, Tennessee. Over the years, the signature pyramidal shape of The Mother Church has hosted some of the world’s best names in entertainment including Johnny Cash, Kenny Chesney, Chicago and many more.
2 HOURS
Music City
The Step on the bus tours offers a local Nashville historian as your tour guide for an accurate and in-depth exploration of Nashville history and culture.
4 HOURS
Nashville History
The ultimate of Nashville tours explores everything Nashville, from the top attractions and landmarks, to entertainment, restaurants, historical events and local nightlife in the Country Music Capital of the World.
8 HOURS
Nashville History
The women's suffrage movement was a decades-long fight to win the right to vote for women in the United States. It took activists and reformers nearly 100 years to win that right, and the campaign was not easy. Learn from local historian; David Ewing about Nashville's role in the women's suffrage movement.
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Nashville History