Tennessee Adventures from Your Home

May 18, 2020 | Uncategorized

During the coronavirus pandemic, museums, art institutions, and historical sites are turning to virtual tours to engage the young and young at heart. Here are a few attractions local to our Nashville headquarters that have created a virtual visit experience for you and your family to enjoy.

We hope these resources provide a fun and educational escape!

Tennessee State Museum – Check out the exhibitions all about Tennessee including the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote and Tennessee natural history.

Nashville Zoo – The Nashville Zoo is allowing visitors to enjoy the animals up close through Facebook and Instagram. Follow along with live videos of what the animals are up to while we all stay at home.

Frist Art Museum – The Frist’s website has videos of past lectures and tours, as well as educational ArtQuest videos for children about art—each video has an art project you can make at home.

Belmont Mansion – Explore the history of Adelicia Acklen’s summer home and gardens. You can also listen to the audio tours for more background on this historic house.

Cheekwood – Follow Cheekwood’s website or Instagram page to see what is blooming around the estate. There are pictures, stories, and videos to show all that spring has to offer in the gardens.

Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage – Every Tuesday and Thursday the Hermitage posts virtual tours and “history from home” videos on their Facebook page and website.

Battle of Franklin Trust – Check out the TENN in 20 podcast series about the Battle of Franklin Trust and other Tennessee history.

TN History for Kids – This website has pictures and information for lots of historic sites in and around Tennessee for all ages.