This 1845–59 Greek Revival building was built from local limestone and marble by slaves and prison inmates working alongside European artisans. Around back, steep stairs lead down to the Tennessee Bicentennial Mall, whose outdoor walls are covered with historical facts about Tennessee's history, and the wonderful daily Farmers Market.

Tours & Sightseeing activity

Discover Nashville


Free tours leave from the Information Desk on the first floor of the Capitol every hour on the hour.