MORE THAN A MALL
Opry Mills is Tennessee’s largest outlet and value shopping destination featuring more than 200 stores, entertainment & dining. Its impressive roster of designer outlet stores, many of which can only be found at Opry Mills in the Nashville area, includes: Coach, Coach Men’s, H&M, Michael Kors Outlet, kate spade new york outlet, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH, and Vera Bradley Outlet. Other popular retailers include Bass Pro Shops, Build-A-Bear Workshop, The Disney Store Outlet, LEGO and Under Armour Factory. Opry Mills also offers unique dining options from Rainforest Café & Aquarium to Mission BBQ, to the recently opened Bavarian Bierhaus, which features an authentic German menu, amazing beer options, and live Polka music. Also a must for adult visitors is the moonshine tasting room at Smith Creek Distillery. Need some entertainment? See a movie at Regal Stadium 20 IMAX & RPX. Go bowling or play your favorite video and midway games at Dave & Busters, or experience the newest addition, The Escape Game.
MADAME TUSSAUDS NASHVILLE IS ONE OF A KIND
Madame Tussauds, the world-renowned wax attraction, is now opened in Nashville at Opry Mills. With a completely different concept, the Nashville location is the beloved brand’s only location that focuses solely on the superstars that have shaped America’s musical landscape.
The immersive experience makes you, the star of the show as you take a journey through different genres and eras in America’s musical history alongside a dynamic cast of your favorite lyrical icons. Accompanied by vivid and authentic scenery, Madame Tussauds Nashville will transport you to a mid-century version of WSM studios, a jazz-filled speakeasy, a rock-themed dive bar, the backstage at a concert and so much more.
The multi-sensory experience will be filled with many interactive components that allow you to step into the music, including the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to feel the rush as you perform onstage in front of a crowd with some of today’s biggest country icons backing you up.
Visitors from across the globe have the chance to shake it up with Elvis, play the piano with Stevie Wonder, take a selfie with Luke Bryan or dance with Justin Timberlake, and are encouraged to take pictures, touch and have fun with the fig¬ures. Madame Tussauds is an ideal group experience and captures the essence of “Music City” by taking you on a musical journey from the 50s to today. Madame Tussauds is located in the Opry Mills shopping center directly across from the Grand Ole Opry House and within walking distance from the amazing Gaylord Opryland Hotel & Convention Center.
Several celebrities have joined forces with Madame Tussauds Nashville to have a little fun and debut their figures– multi-talented entertainer, Reba McEntire, had her figure stand in for her during a sound check at her Vegas show at Caesar’s Palace. Luke Bryan had his figure on stage at the 2017 ACM Awards and pulled a little trick on co-host, Dirks Bentley. Eric Church met his doppelganger in was at his concert in Los Angeles. Trisha Yearwood served as our host for Grand Opening and revealed her gorgeous wax look-a-like here in the attraction with hundreds of fans and media present. And most recently, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill met their wax twins backstage when they brought their Soul2Soul tour home to Nashville on August 5th, 2017.
The unrivaled craftsmanship of each figure is truly an experience not to be missed. Each Madame Tussauds figure is a work of art, involving teams of professional artists and sculptors who spend months of extensive research and take more than 300 measurements to recreate world-famous icons to achieve the kind of astonishing realism that has been at the heart of the 250-year Madame Tussauds’ legacy.
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WALK IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF LEGENDS
Walk in the footsteps of country music’s superstars with a Backstage Tour of the Grand Ole Opry. This one of a kind guided tour gives you behind the scenes look at the show that made country music famous. Learn the history of some of the most legendary Opry members like Little Jimmy Dickens, Roy Acuff and Minnie Pearl. Hear tales and see photos from some of the Opry’s most historic moments. Get a glimpse at the artist entrance where Carrie Underwood, Vince Gill, Eric Church and more legends, superstars, and up and coming artists enter before taking the stage on Opry show nights. You may even get the chance to stand on the famous wooden circle where generations of iconic artists have performed.
THE COUNTRY’S MOST FAMOUS STAGE
What began as a simple live radio broadcast in 1925 is now a major part of the Nashville narrative. The Grand Ole Opry is still a show that celebrates an infusion of country music’s legends, contemporary chart-toppers and so much more. This live show is world-famous for creating a one-of-a-kind entertainment experience for audiences of all ages. If you are lucky enough to be in Nashville on a show night, don’t miss it.