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Parthenon Review

An exact copy of the Athenian original, Nashville's Parthenon was constructed to commemorate Tennessee's 1897 centennial. Across the street from Vanderbilt University's campus, in Centennial Park, it's a magnificent sight, perched on a gentle green slope beside a duck pond. Inside are the 63-piece Cowan Collection of American art, traveling exhibits, and the 42-foot Athena Parthenos, the tallest indoor sculpture in the Western world.

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  • Address: 2500 West End Ave., West End, Nashville, TN 37203 | Map It
  • Phone: 615/862–8431
  • Cost: $6
  • Hours: Tue.–Sat. 9–4:30; Sun. 12:30–4:30
  • Website:
  • Location: Nashville
Updated: 04-25-2013

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