Nashville Zoo at Grassmere

Nashville's number one attraction, the Zoo offers a variety of animals thriving in beautifully natural outdoor habitats along shaded pathways.

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About This Spot

Best outdoor adventure in the city! Ride the Soaring Eagle zip line, learn about the Zoo’s history at the Historic Home, and explore immersive animal habitats like you’ve never seen before. Experience the beautiful new Andean bear or Sumatran tiger exhibits. Get up close at Kangaroo Kickabout and Lorikeet Landing. See animals from around the world including spider monkeys, white rhinoceros, Masai giraffe, clouded leopards and much more!

Nashville Zoo is proud to report that they have been ranked as one of the top ten Zoos and Aquariums by Charity Navigator, the nation’s largest and most utilized evaluator of charities.

Accessibility
Nashville Zoo has manual and electric wheelchairs to rent. Some of our paths are mulched making it difficult but not impossible for some of our guests. We do allow service animals at the Zoo but restrict them in our animal contact areas.
Group Minimum
20
Features
Amenities
Wireless Internet
Wine
Smoke Free
Private Dining Room
Guided Tours
Group Rates
Full Service Bar
Food Served
Military Discounts
Cocktails
Beer
Admission Fee
Adults (13+) $20, Child (2-12) $15, Senior (65+) $18, Parking $7 per vehicle
Hours
9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Mid March - Mid Oct., 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Mid Oct. - Mid March
Pets allowed
Service Animals Only
Meeting Spaces
Meeting Spaces
Name Banquet Capacity Ceiling Height Classroom Capacity Group Capacity Level Maximum Capacity Meeting Capacity Number of Sub-rooms Private Dining Capacity Reception Capacity Room Dimensions Square Footage Theatre Capacity Venue Capacity
Historic Home Lawn 300 Outdoor - 300 - 400 - - 400 300 - - -
Jungle Room 30 - 30 150 - 30 30 - 30 150 - - - -
Jungle Terrace 250 - - 350 - 500 - - 290 350 - 4500 - -
Outdoor Spaces: Festival Field 2000 Outdoor - 2000 - 3,000 - - 3,000 2000 - - - -
Safari Room 25 - 30 35 - 30 30 - - 35 - - - -
The Gallery 50 - 100 100 - 150 100 - 80 150 - - - -
Botswana Overlook 60 Outdoor - 100 - - - - - 100 - - - 100
Wild Animal Carousel 60 - - 150 - - - - - 150 - - - -
Flamingo Lagoon 50 Outdoor - 150 - - - - - 150 - - - -
Unseen New World Plaza 100 Outdoor - 200 - - - - - 200 - - - -
Entry Village 100 Outdoor - 200 - - - - - 200 - - - -
Expedition Peru 75 - - 150 - - - - - 150 - - - -