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Tours at the Parthenon

Guided tours

  • Guided tours are offered for groups of ten or more and by reservation only.
  • School groups are not allowed to go through the Parthenon on their own without a guide.
  • Reservations must be made at least seven days in advance of your tour. Make your reservations as early as possible. Dates and times fill quickly at some times of the year.
  • The Parthenon offers guided tours for special audiences. Tours for the sight-impaired describe the art and architecture of the building through interesting touch exercises. To find out more about tours for special audiences email tours@parthenon.org.
  • Group tours for ages pre-k-12th grade must be guided by a Parthenon staff member or docent leader.
  • School groups are not allowed to go through the Parthenon on their own without a guide.
  • Student tours are limited to 40 students.
  • Schools wishing to bring larger groups must schedule multiple tours in a single day or tours over multiple days.
  • To make a reservation call 615-862-8431 or email tours@parthenon.org.

Group Admission Rates, 10+ people:

Adult Group $5.50
Tour Company Groups $3.50
Student Groups & Seniors $3.00
Davidson County Schools Free

When you make a reservation, you will receive a Parthenon Tour Confirmation sheet via fax or mail. You must bring this sheet with you on the day of your tour.