African American History Tour

Free Entry with The Sightseeing Pass - SAVE $59

Available with: FLEX Pass, Day Pass

Normal Entry Price: Adult $59 | Child $59

African American History Tour

Explore African American Culture with a passionate, energetic guide on a 1.5 miles, unconventional outdoor walking tour through one of Nashville’s most popular downtown neighborhoods.

Hear the missing chapters in the story of Nashville that include juicy untold stories about music and culture. Capture unforgettable images of unique attractions of the city's cultural treasures and conversation pieces. Any tour in the Music City, especially with friends and family, wouldn’t be complete without experiencing this up-close glimpse of local culture on the "Tour of African American Culture (TAAC)."

The tour will continue rain or shine.

Our tours put an unconventional spin on city tours, featuring the stories that were left out of the storyline. We explore the strangest, embarrassing, and deeply buried stories hidden throughout the city. We promise you will have an active, fun, engaging session. 110% satisfaction guaranteed.

African American History Tour with The Sightseeing Pass

  • Hear stories about the Civil Rights Movement as we visit stops on the U.S. Civil Rights Trail.
  • See rare and unique attractions that make for the best photo ops.
  • Taste the flavor of authentic southern food at our last stop (optional).
  • Smell the aroma of sauteed vegetables at local restaurants along the way.
  • Touch the original stools were brave people sit during the Civil Rights protests
  • Experience a fun “behind-the-scenes” take on the story of the Music City with an “off-the-beaten-path” approach.

What You Get

The Sightseeing Pass grants holders one tour with United Street Tours, choose from: Slavery to Freedom Walking Tour, Secret Network of Women in Civil Rights Tour, Blues and Soul Hidden Music History Tour or African American History Tour.

Please note: Sightseeing Pass holders can choose one walking tour with United Street Tours.
Sightseeing FLEX Pass holders can choose all United Street Tours, each additional Tour counts as another one of your choices.

Hours & Admission


Tour operates through 11/30:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday: 11:00am

Beginning February 1, 2019 - November 2019:
Tour Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday: 11:00am - 12:30pm, 1:30pm - 3:00pm

How To Redeem

Reservations are required by phone at 615-447-8107.

The Nashville Visitors Center 501 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203.

The Nashville Visitor Center is inside the glass tower of the Bridgestone Arena. Meet outside the front door.

Bring your Pass to present to the guide on day of tour.

Getting There

African American History Tour

The Nashville Visitors Center 501 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203.


    Closest Bus Stop

    • 2nd Ave N & Church St NB

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