FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
What is the Total Access Pass?
The Total Access pass comes in a plastic sleeve containing 4 individual passes to the available attractions with an additional pass for free admission to the Parthenon, a pass for 25% off the Music City Hop On/Off Trolley Tour and another pass that serves as a coupon for 10% off your purchase at our two downtown Visitor Information Centers (discount not available on Total Access Pass purchase).
This is the Total Access Pass. All the following cards will be contained in this package.
This is an individual pass. You will receive four to use at any participating attraction listed. Only one ticket per attraction is allowed.
This is a bonus ticket offering free admission to The Parthenon. You will receive one ticket.
This is a bonus coupon, offering 25% off a the Music City Hop On/Off Trolley Tour.
This is a bonus coupon, offering 10% off your purchase at the Nashville Visitor Information Center.
Where do I pick up the Total Access Pass?
The pass can be picked up in person at our Visitor Information Center at the Bridgestone Arena, on the corner of 5th Avenue and Broadway in downtown Nashville.
Do I need to purchase it in advance?
No, but if you prefer to, you may order them online and pick them up in person when you arrive. (NOTE: The date you enter when ordering is the day you wish to pick up the pass.)
Can you mail it or have it delivered to my hotel?
Unfortunately, we cannot deliver the Total Access Pass to you. Our downtown Visitor Center is within walking distance to many of the attractions offered, making it easy to stop and pick up on your way out.
Do I have to use the Total Access Pass all in one day?
No. The passes do not expire. Please note the attraction availability is subject to change.
Do I have to decide which attractions I want to visit before I purchase the pass?
No. Each card in the pass will grant you admission to any of the attractions. However, some attractions will require reservations.
Which attractions require reservations?
The Fontanel Mansion & Farm (615-724-1600), Redneck Comedy Bus Tour (615-316-0014), and Hick Chick Tours (615-838-7105) require advance reservations. You may call each attraction directly to make reservations. The Grand Ole Opry House Backstage Tour (615-871-6779) does not require reservations but it is requested that you call in advance to confirm tour availability.
How do I redeem my 25% Music City Hop On/Off Trolley coupon?
Present this ticket at the box office located on 2nd Avenue next to Hard Rock Cafe to receive 25% off the Music City Hop On/Off Trolley Tour. Offer valid during regular operating hours only, subject to availability and first come. Reservations are not required or accepted.
Do I need to purchase a Total Access Pass for my children?
In most cases, it is more cost-effective to purchase children's admission at the attractions - please check with individual attractions to find out rates.
Can I purchase these passes for a group?
There is a limit of 10 passes purchased by one person.
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These are the participating attractions:
Adventure Science Center
It's an amazing, original scientific adventure! Travel to the outer reaches of the galaxy in the Sudekum Planetarium and Space Chase wing. In BodyQuest, explore the systems of the human body, and then climb the seven levels of the Adventure Tower to discover the many roles science plays in everyday life.
Belle Meade Plantation
At Belle Meade Plantation you can tour, shop, wine and dine! What started as a log cabin and 250 acres, grew into a beautiful Greek Revival mansion, one of the largest estates in Nashville, covering 5400 acres and became the epicenter of the thoroughbred horse industry. Visit the site where the bloodlines of Secretariat, Seabiscuit and Funny Cide started. Hear this amazing story as guides in period attire lead you through the beautifully restored mansion. Tours conclude in the Winery at Belle Meade Plantation where guests receive a free wine tasting. The Museum Store, Winery and Restaurant are open daily.
Discover Belmont Mansion's unique and engaging past. Enjoy daily for guided tours through ornate rooms furnished in Victorian opulence and brimming with American history. Built in 1853, this Italian villa-style mansion was once owned by the wealthy and powerful Adelicia Acklen, whose prismatic stories of strength, perserverance and character during and after the Civil War justifiably make her Nashville's own steel magnolia. Accompanying her incredible story as one of American history's most notable leading ladies, the history of Belmont Mansion is equally intriguing, serving as headquarters for the Union army during the Civil War, a Girl's School during the Gilded Age and the site of Adelicia's numerous elaborate parties during the Victorian Era.
Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art
Named a "Top Ten Public Garden" by Southern Living magazine. This 55-acre historic estate and botanical garden was built by the heirs to the Maxwell House Coffee fortune. Cheekwood's nationally-recognized Museum of Art is housed in a Georgian-style mansion. Restaurant and gift shop on site.
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
This isn't just a museum; it's an experience, an exciting and entertaining destination in Nashville with something for everyone. Rhinstone costumes, seasoned instruments and tear-stained lyric sheets are only the beginning. Add incredible architecture along with our famous Southern hospitality, and a day at the museum turns into the memories of a lifetime. Savor a Southern meal at Two Twenty-Two Grill & Catering and finish off the day shopping at the Museum Store.
The Delta Riverboat Company
Think you have seen everything there is to see at Gaylord Opryland? You haven't unless you set sail with The Delta Riverboat Company and let them guide you through the 4.5-acre indoor garden, past the 85-foot Delta fountain, around The Old Hickory Steakhouse and by three different waterfalls.
The Fontanel Mansion & Farm - Reservations Required
Once the family home of country music legend Barbara Mandrell, the Mansion at Fontanel has been filled to the brim with photos, memorabilia and personal items from when the Mandrell family lived there. Visitors are encouraged to look, touch, feel and relax in this magnificent home. Tours are offered in small, intimate groups and tend to sell out. Please call in advance for availability and to make reservations. Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.
Frist Center for the Visual Arts
Enjoy ever-changing and inspiring visual art from around the world, hands-on activities in the ArtQuest Gallery. 2012 exhibitions include American art from the Phillips Collection, Gees Bend Quilts, Constable Oil Sketches, photography by Carrie Mae Weems, German expressionist paintings and more. Visit www.fristcenter.org for a complete exhibition schedule.
Grand Ole Opry House Backstage Tour
A must-see for everyone visiting Music City! Learn the fascinating story of the Grand Ole Opry with a tour of the Grand Ole Opry House. Walk in the footsteps of country music's superstars and get an exclusive look at what happens behind the scenes of the show that made country music. Tours are usually available every day (February-October), but please call in advance to confirm tour availability.
The Hermitage, Home of President Andrew Jackson
Open the windows of time at the home of America's 7th President, Andrew Jackson, and encounter the era, and people, that shaped a young nation's future. There's more than just a house on this 1830's farm. Discover the past through the new orientation film, Andrew Jackson, exhibit gallery and museum, slave cabins, personal collection of the family and slaves, costumed interpreter-led mansion tours, horse-drawn wagon tours, and seasonal walking tours. Informative site-wide audio tours are also available. Museum store on site.
Historic RCA Studio B
Upgrade your Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum experience by adding on Historic RCA Studio B. As Music City's only studio tour, Studio B provides a glimpse into the heart of Nashville music-making during one of its most exciting and classic periods. This studio is the birthplace of hits by Elvis Presley, Dolly Parton, Charley Pride and many more.
Music City Trolley Hop On/Off Tour
Meet at the corner of 2nd Avenue and Broadway, in downtown Nashville, to hop on Music City's only on/off Trolley Tour. Hop on to enjoy a fully narrated tour through our famous town and hop off to experience many of Nashville's exciting attractions. There are seven stops along the way.
Nashville Zoo at Grassmere
Do the Zoo! You can hang loose like the gibbons while you see animals from across the globe in natural habitats resembling the many environments of our world. Discover clouded leopards and red pandas along the Bamboo Trail, see elephants and giraffes wandering through African Savannahs, stroll through the new Flamingo Lagoon and explore the Unseen New World with some of the wildest things you've never seen. You can also monkey around the 66,000-square-foot Jungle Gym playground, take a spin on the Wild Animal Carousel, ride the new Wilderness Express train or be surrounded by more than 50 Australian parrots at Lorikeet Landing.
The Redneck Comedy Tour - Reservations Required
Ever wonder what country stars do when not on the radio, or in jail? Is Music Row actually haunted? And how to know if you have “it”? All this and more revealed in a 2-hour fun-filled tour of Nashville's most famous and historic sites. Reservation required. Leave your name and cell phone number along with the date and time of the tour you are requesting. You will get a call back to confirm. There is not a ticket booth at either location. Arrive 15 minutes early and look for the camouflage bus. No tours on Friday and Sunday.
Take a journey through entertainment history with a daytime tour of the Ryman Auditorium, the most famous former home of the Grand Ole Opry. Learn about the people and events that shaped the Ryman's past and present and step onto the historic stage to have your photo taken. Exhibits include Johnny & June at the Ryman, plus Grand Ole Opry 1940s through the 1970s.
Travellers Rest Plantation & Museum
Nashville's oldest historic house open to the public. Tours of Travellers Rest tell the story of John Overton, state Supreme Court Judge and political advisor and friend of Andrew Jackson. Travellers Rest was also the Civil War headquarters for General John Bell Hood leading up to the Battle of Nashville.
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