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Gaylord Entertainment Center renamed to Bridgestone Arena

 

NASHVILLE FAMILY ATTRACTIONS


Nashville Zoo
DESCRIPTION: Like most major zoos, this 200-acre venue is converting all habitats to more natural like settings for the benefit for the animals and they have a strong conservation mission; major exhibits include African Wild Dog Habitat, African Elephant Savannah, Bamboo Trail, Giraffes, Unseen New World, Meerkats, Gibbon Island and Jungle Gym

ADMISSION: $14 Adults and Teens, $12 Age 65+, $9 Age 2-12, Under age 2 enter Free

DAYS & HOURS: April 1-October 31—9a-6p.m; 
November 1-March 31—9a-4p

ADDRESS: 3777 Nolensville Road  MAP

PHONE: 615-833-1534

WEBSITE: http://www.nashvillezoo.org

Adventure Science Center
DESCRIPTION: Major exhibits include: BodyQuest presents a day in the life of your body; BlueMax offers a 3 minute full-motion, flight simulator for two people; Adventure Tower is over 75 feet tall with seven levels that looks out over the whole city -- get ready to climb, slide, explore and discover a city; let your imagination do the same; Construction Junction is an interactive, hands-on exhibit designed to educate young visitors about basic engineering concepts; Sudekum and Space Chase open  for even more exploration in July, 2008

DAYS & HOURS: Mon-Sat 10a-5p, Sun 12:30p-5:30p

ADMISSION: Adults $9, Ages 3-12 cost $7; Blue Max rides cost extra

ADDRESS: 800 Fort Negley Blvd  MAP

PHONE: 615-862-5160

WEBSITE: http://www.adventuresci.com

The Coliseum
DESCRIPTION: Home to the NFL Tennessee Titans and Tennessee State University football teams; located on 105 acres on the east bank of the Cumberland River overlooking, it seats 68,000 fans in an open-air, natural grass field

DAYS & HOURS: depend on Titans football schedule

ADDRESS: 115 South 1st Street  MAP

WEBSITE: http://www.titansonline.com

Bridgestone Arena
DESCRIPTION: Formerly called Gaylord Entertainment Center and Sommet Center, this arena is home to the NHL Nashville Predators, Arena Football League Nashville Kats and large concerts; the main hall is shaped like a horn, so sound gets amplified naturally as it moves through the room

ADDRESS: 501 Broadway  MAP

PHONE: 615-770-2000

WEBSITE: http://sommetcenter.com

Imaginarium
DESCRIPTION: A low cost edutainment place for kids and their parents to spend a rainy day or a cold day

ADMISSION: $5

DAYS & HOURS: Tue-Fri 10a-2p, Sat 10a-5p

ADDRESS: 1111 Laurel Street  MAP

PHONE: 615-373-9596

WEBSITE: none

Nashville Childrens Theatre
DESCRIPTION: 29,000 square feet of upgraded amenities, NCT is the oldest children’s theatre in the country and has been ranked one of the Top 5 in the nation

ADMISSION: $12 age 2-17, Adult $17

DAYS & HOURS: school performances Mon-Fri 10a and 11:45a; and Sat afternoons

ADDRESS: 724 Second Avenue South  MAP

PHONE: 615-254-9103

WEBSITE: http://www.nashvillechildrenstheatre.org

Hermitage, TN

Nashville Shores
Whether enjoying the white sandy beach on Percy Priest Lake, charging down one of our giant waterslides, or just relaxing on our Shoreliner Cruise, it’s a family fun place; includes Big Splash pool area promises buckets of fun for young and old. The Wacky Pond Kiddie Pool; while seven water slides will entertain the teens

ADMISSION: $25 Adults, Junior Admission (47" tall and below), Military w/ID, Age 55+ $18; After 3p $13, Age 2 under Free

DAYS & HOURS:seasonal, cheack website

ADDRESS: 4001 Bell Road  MAP

PHONE: 615-889-7050

WEBSITE: http://www.nashvilleshores.com

 

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