Madame Tussauds is coming to Nashville!

Have you heard the news? Madame Tussauds is coming to Nashville in 2017 with an all new music-themed museum! It will be located in Opry Mills Mall adding another great attraction to the area. Can’t wait? Here are just some of the fun things to do in Opry Mills currently. We’ll be sure to keep everyone in the loop as more details come out.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 16, 2016) – Madame Tussauds, the world-famous wax attraction, will open its seventh U.S. location in Nashville at Opry Mills in spring 2017. It will be Madame Tussauds’ first music-themed attraction and the only location in Tennessee.

This family-friendly attraction will provide visitors with an interactive experience, where they will be able to touch, see, feel and photograph figures of their favorite musicians such as Carrie Underwood, Stevie Wonder and Johnny Cash. These wax figures are in addition to the more than 45 figures the attraction plans to debut over the next year. Guests will step into immersive iconic scenes and musical performances that are unique to Madame Tussauds Nashville.

Madame Tussauds Nashville will celebrate the city’s and country’s iconic figures and music through the theme “Soundtrack of America.” This attraction will provide a historical walk through America’s musical past and present with vivid scenes supporting the colorful cast of figures.

Madame Tussauds is owned and operated by global leisure giant Merlin Entertainments plc (Merlin). Other U.S. locations are Hollywood, Las Vegas, New York, Orlando, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. The Nashville location will represent the 22nd Madame Tussauds globally.

“We couldn’t be more excited to open the first Madame Tussauds in Tennessee in a little over a year,” said Ben Thompson, senior marketing director, New Openings and Acquisitions, Merlin. “This fun and unique attraction will highlight milestone moments from historical to contemporary music – both from around the country and in Nashville.”

“Opry Mills has always been a top tourist destination in Music City,” said Gregg Goodman, president of The Mills, a Simon Company. “We are beyond excited to be the home of the first-ever music-themed Madame Tussauds. The team at Merlin is sure to deliver a project that will exceed even the wildest of expectations.”

About Madame Tussauds Nashville

Madame Tussauds Nashville offers guests the unique opportunity to “interact” with incredibly lifelike iconic figures from the celebrity worlds of music. Only at Madame Tussauds Nashville can you “grab hold” of your favorite stars, with our many interactive experiences. The star-studded attraction allows you to take pictures, touch, and get up close and personal in a themed setting. The attraction is open 365 days a year, located in Opry Mills at 433 Opry Mills Drive.

Lauren is a transplant from Texas and has become a local tourist exploring the area with her two children. She loves to discover new places in Nashville to share with others.

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