“Nashville boasts an array of educational, artistic, and entertainment-rich attractions for students of all ages. Home to more than 20 colleges and universities and iconic attractions like the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum, Grand Ole Opry, and National Museum of African American Music, Music City provides an unforgettable student experience.” —Staci Flores, senior tourism sales manager, Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp.


Step back in time at Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage: Home of the People’s President. Be a part of the new, interactive guest experiences. See a dueling demonstration by history re-enactors with the award-winning program, The Duel. Or learn about Jackson’s reputation as a horseman and his involvement in thoroughbred horse racing with the Wager to Win program. Student groups can also arrange to perform at Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage.

Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage
Credit: Nashville CVC


Assembly Food Hall spans 100,000 square feet and offers more than 30 eateries, a rooftop event space, and a music venue (where student groups can perform). Meal vouchers are available in advance for visiting student groups. The food hall is part of Fifth + Broadway, an entertainment destination in the heart of downtown Nashville.


Visit Nashville’s newest museum, the National Museum of African American Music, located inside Fifth + Broadway. Discover the central role African Americans have played in shaping and creating all genres of American music.

Co-write and produce a song from scratch with a Nashville recording artist and a record producer with the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s newest student program, Inside Tracks. Tour Historic RCA Studio B and visit the hall of fame and museum on a self-guided tour.

Head backstage at the “Mother Church of Country Music,” the Ryman Auditorium. Student groups are able to perform at all of these iconic venues.


Catch a show at the Grand Ole Opry—Nashville’s must-see attraction and the world’s longest-running live radio show. Cap off the evening with a post-show Opry Backstage Tour.


Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp.

Main image: Grand Ole Opry House stage performance: Credit: Chris Hollo