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Grand Ole Nashville — March 18, 2020

Join us for a day full of fun & learning as we visit Music City!

OLLI at UAH - Winter 2020 Day Trip - Nashville, TN - March 18, 2020 - $140Visit the Country Music Hall of Fame and discover the story of former and current country artists. Learn the history of how this genre became popular all over the U.S. Snap a picture with the wax figures of your favorite singers, and other famous celebrities at Madame Tussauds Wax Museum. Explore more of what Nashville has to offer by visiting the replica of the Parthenon in Athens, and its museum exhibiting many famous sculptures and more! This will be a day full of fun and learning for our members as we visit the Music City.

 3/18  |  W  |  C72W2068 |  $140* per person**

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** Transportation, museum admissions and lunch are included in the trip fee. Cost of souvenirs is not included.

*OLLI at UAH membership REQUIRED. $25 12-month membership — Join today!

 

Day Trip TENTATIVE ITINERARY

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8:00 am: Depart UAH for Nashville
Travel time: approximately 1 hour, 30 minutes

10:30 am: Tour of Madame Tussauds Museum at Opry Mills

Madame Tussauds Nashville is an immersive wax attraction that offers guests the unique opportunity to "interact" with incredibly lifelike iconic figures from the celebrity world of music.

Tour time: approximately 1 hour

12:00 pm: Lunch at 222: A Southern Eatery

1:00 pm: Tour of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville, Tennessee, is one of the world's largest museums and research centers dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of American vernacular music. Chartered in 1964, the museum has amassed one of the world's most extensive musical collections.

Tour time: approximately 2 hours

3:30 pm: Tour of the Parthenon in Centennial Park

The Parthenon in Centennial Park, in Nashville, Tennessee, is a full-scale replica of the original Parthenon in Athens. It was designed by Confederate veteran William Crawford Smith and built in 1897 as part of the Tennessee Centennial Exposition.

Tour time: approximately 1 hour

4:45 pm: Depart Nashville for UAH
Travel time: approximately 1 hour, 30 minutes

 


Notes:

  1. Backpacks or other large bags are NOT permitted in the museums (bag or purse should be smaller than a standard sheet of paper).
  2. Museums DO NOT allow food or drinks in the exhibit areas.
  3. You are welcome to take photos in the museums but please DO NOT use flash or any other attachments e.g. (selfie sticks, tripods or monopods).
  4. Please wear comfortable shoes and be prepared to walk as we tour the museums.
  5. Cost of lunch is included in trip fee.
  6. Cost of souvenirs is not included in trip fee. 
  7. Any special accommodations need to be addressed to the OLLI Program Manager at OLLI.info@uah.edu by Wednesday, March 11, 2020. There will be stools on site to assist with getting in and out of the vans.

  


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Contact OLLI.info@uah.edu or  256.824.6183 for more information.