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Jackson - Attractions


You can contact the Jackson / Madison County CVB for additional information about this specific area. Here's their contact info:


Jackson / Madison County CVB
314 E. Main St.
Second Floor
Jackson, TN   38301
(731) 425-8333
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Here's a list of some fun things to see and do while you make great memories in Jackson:


Britton Lane Civil War Battlefield

280 Britton Lane, Denmark,  Jackson, TN or you can contact the Jackson / Madison County CVB @ (800) 498-4748 for additional information.  - Visit the site of this 1862 battle. You'll find a restored lob cabin used as a hospital. 5,000 troops met in battle on this site leaving 120 dead.



Brooks Shaw's Old Country Store

56 Casey Jones Lane,  Jackson, TN or you can contact the Jackson / Madison County CVB @ (800) 498-4748 for additional information.  - A re-creation of a turn of the century country store with antiques, a restaurant, and 1890's ice cream parlor & a gift, confectionery & collectables store.



Carl Perkin's "Suede" Restaurant and Museum

2263 N. Highland Ave.,  Jackson, TN or you can contact the Jackson / Madison County CVB @ (800) 498-4748 for additional information.  - Carl Perkin's Suede Restaurant & Museum



Carnegie Center for Art & History

305 College St.,  Jackson, TN or you can contact the Jackson / Madison County CVB @ (800) 498-4748 for additional information.  - Historic public building built in 1910 by a grant from Andrew Carnegie (the old library). Available for rental. Some art displays. Call for info.



Casey Jones Home & Railroad Museum

30 Casey Jones Lane,  Jackson, TN or you can contact the Jackson / Madison County CVB @ (800) 498-4748 for additional information.  - Tour the actual house where Casey Jones & his family once lived. Climb aboard Engine 382, see a model train layout in an 1890's railcar.



Casey Jones Outdoor Music Theatre

I-40 at Hwy 45 Bypass,  Jackson, TN or you can contact the Jackson / Madison County CVB @ (800) 498-4748 for additional information.  - Enjoy several events each year. The Old Time Music Fest is in Sept. each year plus there's bluegrass, music demonstrations and crafts. Always call ahead for schedule details. Amphitheater can be rented for private events.



Casey Jones Special Miniature Train Ride

Casey Jones Village,  Jackson, TN or you can contact the Jackson / Madison County CVB @ (800) 498-4748 for additional information.  - A mini train that gives its guests, young & young at heart, a ride around the Casey Jones Village.



Cypress Grove Nature Park

US Hwy 70 W.,  Jackson, TN or you can contact the Jackson / Madison County CVB @ (800) 498-4748 for additional information.  - Over 7,000 of elevated boardwalk through a natural hardwood wetland. A raptor center containing several species of non-releasable birds.



International Rock-A-Billy Hall of Fame & Museum

105 N. Church St.,  Jackson, TN or you can contact the Jackson / Madison County CVB @ (800) 498-4748 for additional information.  - Rockabilly! Exciting music history! Country music sound with the blend of blues. Country music, the rockabilly per Carl Perkins. See it! Hear it! Live it! ! !



Jackson Bowling & Family Fun Center

59 Bowling Dr.,  Jackson, TN or you can contact the Jackson / Madison County CVB @ (800) 498-4748 for additional information.  - Open 7 days per week with 36 bowling lanes, mini golf, batting cages, a virtual reality roller coaster, a karaoke lounge and Coco Bay Dance Club.



Jackson Downtown Development Corp.

197 Auditorium,  Jackson, TN or you can contact the Jackson / Madison County CVB @ (800) 498-4748 for additional information.  - Historic downtown Jackson offers a wide variety of opportunities, from a cultural arts center to the historic Riverside Cemetery.



Nashville, Chattanooga & Saint Louis Depot & Railroad Museum

582 S. Royal St.,  Jackson, TN or you can contact the Jackson / Madison County CVB @ (800) 498-4748 for additional information.  - The restored 1907 depot displays memorabilia, an Amtrak dining car, 2 cabooses, and a model RR reflecting Jackson's rich railroad history.



The Ned R. McWherter West Tennessee Cultural Arts Center

314 E. Martin St.,  Jackson, TN or you can contact the Jackson / Madison County CVB @ (800) 498-4748 for additional information.  - The Ned is a 411 seat state of the art theatre, art gallery for traveling and local exhibits. Space available for receptions, seminars, and small dinners.



Pringles Park

4 Fun Pl.,  Jackson, TN or you can contact the Jackson / Madison County CVB @ (800) 498-4748 for additional information.  - Double-A minor league baseball. 70 games per year played Apr - Sept. Affiliate of the Chicago Cubs.



Riverside Cemetery

Corner of River Dr. & Sycamore St.,  Jackson, TN or you can contact the Jackson / Madison County CVB @ (800) 498-4748 for additional information.  - Self guided tour of one of the oldest cemeteries, founded in 1812. 30 acres of statues, monuments & graves of soldiers, politicians and more.



Salem Cemetery Battlefield

58 Cotton Grove Road,  Jackson, TN or you can contact the Jackson / Madison County CVB @ (800) 498-4748 for additional information.  - A self guided tour amid the monuments honoring Union & Confederate soldiers killed in the Dec. 19, 1862 battle near Jackson.



Wildlife in Wood Studio

Casey Jones Village, The Gazebo, Center of Village,  Jackson, TN or you can contact the Jackson / Madison County CVB @ (800) 498-4748 for additional information.  - Tennessee wood carvings, decoys, bird carvings for sale. See artist at work. Special orders encouraged. A life size bald eagle carving on display. Prints available.






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