Free in Nashville and Middle Tennessee!

There are all kinds of FREE places for fun in Nashville! Here is our list including museums, parks, playgrounds, activities and more! Come back often – we update as we find more ideas and places!



Playgrounds in Nashville

Playgrounds in Middle Tennessee

Old Hickory Trail (Madison/ Old Hickory)

Radnor Lake (Nashville)

Stones River National Battlefield (Murfreesboro)

Fort Negley (Nashville)

Arrington Vineyards (Arrington)

Avondale Recreation Area (Hendersonville)

Hermitage Park and Recreation Center (Hermitage)


Cornerstone Indoor Playground (Madison)

Kid Projects @ Lowes and Home Depot – Dates and Location vary

Hermitage Park and Recreation Center (Hermitage)

The Opryland Hotel (Nashville)

Kids Bowl Free! (Several local locations participate each summer.)

Hermitage Recreation Center (FREE skating at certain times) (Hermitage)

The Lego Store  FREE build first Tuesday of the month (Opry Mills Mall)

The Frist Center Kids under 18 are FREE – Adults $10, but watch for free entry days (Nashville)

Tennessee State Military Museum (Downtown)

Tennessee State Capitol (Downtown)

Cooter’s Place (Music Valley/ Opry area)

Hatch Show Print (Nashville)

Nashville Main Library (Nashville)

Tennessee Agricultural Museum (Nashville)

Music City Walk of Fame Park (Nashville)

Musician’s Hall of Fame (Nashville) Free for kids 8 and under

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Rachel is a Middle Tennessee native, born and raised in the Nashville area and having lived in Hendersonville, Murfreesboro, and Mount Juliet. She is mom to 3, step mom to 4 and Grandma to one (so far!)

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