Clarksville Places

TripWhat's travel guide to Clarksville; our list of the best things to see, including Roxy Regional Theatre, Customs House Museum & Cultural Center and Fort Defiance.
  • The best place in Clarksville: Roxy Regional Theatre

    Roxy Regional Theatre

    100 Franklin St
    The Roxy Regional Theatre, Clarksville's oldest professional theatre, offers patrons a combination of professional company shows and community offerings. Housing in a 1947 art modern theatre, the Roxy produces 10 mainstage productions annually. the Roxy's "Other Space" produces four new scripts a year in its 40 seat black-box theatre.
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  • Customs House Museum & Cultural Center

    Customs House Museum & Cultural Center

    200 S
    *Hours: Tu- Sa 10:00AM-5PM, Su 1PM-5PM. Closed Mon. tennessee's second largest general museum, the Customs House Museum is a "must" for family and history buffs alike. Built in 1898 for the flourishing tobacco trade, this architectually fascinating structure is one of the region's most photographed buildings. Located in the heart of the historic downtown district, the Center features both permanent and rotating exhibits and an Explorer's Floor - a special area for the entire family to solve puzzles and play games. Admission Charged.
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  • Fort Defiance

    End of Walker Street
    Hours: Daily, Dawn-Dusk. Fort Defiance is a well-preserved Civil War outpost used by the Confederate Army. Overlooking both the Cumberland and Red Rivers, Fort Defiance was surrendered without a shot by the Confederates following the fall of Fort Donelson.
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  • Mason Rudolph

    1514 Golf Club Lane
  • L & N Train Station

    Commerce and 10th Streets
    Hours: Tu,Th,Sa 9AM-1PM. Built in 1890, the L & N Train Station is the scene for the [Monkees'] hit, Last Train To Clarksville. This was once one of the busiest locations in Clarksville, with soldiers and civilians departing and arriving daily.
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  • Cumberland RiverWalk

    McGregor Park
    Any season of the year, the Cumberland RiverWalk is a site to behold. The 15-acre park features a RiverCenter with permanent historical displys, a playground, performance stages, picnic areas, and amphitheatre and a pedestrian over walk to historic downtown Clarksville. From events like summer's Riverfest of winter's Christmas on the Cumberland to meandering walks adorned by spellbinding sunsets and colorful autumn foliage, the Cumberland RiverWalk offers something for the entire family all year long.
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  • Don F. Pratt Memorial Museum

    Tennessee Avenue
    Pratt Memorial Museum, Tennessee Avenue, Building 5702, Fort Campbell, 270-798-3215, [4]. Hours: 9:30AM-4:3OPM, M-Sa. Closed Sundays, and Christmas and New Years. The Don F. Pratt Memorial Museum, located within Fort Campbell, traces the history of the "Screaming Eagles" from World War II engagements to Vietnam to Operation Iraqi Freedom. Just outside the museum, various aircraft, military equipment and monuments are on display. These massive machines are sure to capture the imagination of every child and child-at-heart. Free.
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  • Sevier Station

    120 Duncan St Clarksville
    This site is where Fort Defiance stood during the Civil War before the Confederate forces burned it down. It was initially built by the Confederacy and captured by the Union in 1862. The outer earthworks are still in great condition and gun platforms are even still discernible.
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  • Skyline Lanes

    201 Kraft St
    , Clarksville, 931-645-2456.
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  • East Gate Bowling Center

    1770 Madison St
    , Clarksville, 931-647-6541.
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  • Historic Downtown Walking & Driving Tours

    See the best of historic downtown Clarksville and it perimeter through self-guidd walking or driving tours. Brochure maps are available at the Visitor Information Center, Chamber of Commerce, Customs House Museum, Montgomery County Courthouse, and Cumberland RiverCenter.
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  • Wilma Rudolph Statue

    McGregor Park
    To honor one of America's most outstanding Olympic atheletes and her legacy, a bronze statue of Clarksville native Wilma Rudolph was hand-crafted in her likeness by local sculptor Howard Brown. The statue of her three-time gold medalist resides at the base of the Pedestrian overpass at College Street and Riverside Drive. Free
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  • Mabel Larson Gallery

    Harned Hall
    Hours: M-F 8AM-5PM. Mabel Larson Gallery is house in Harned Hall on the campus of Austin Peay State University. On exhibition is selected art from the University's permanent art collection.
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  • Public Square / Eternal Flame

    Between Franklin and Main Streets
    The facade of the former City Hall Building with it sweeping Romanesque arch was constructed in 1941, although the building is much older. Erected in the median in 2004, an Enternal Flame stands to honor the sacrifices of soldiers and their families.
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  • Emerald Hill Mansion

    751 N
    Hours: M-F 9AM-4PM. This building began as a farmhouse in the 1820's and has undergone two major renovations in 1900 and 1909. Containing many of the original furnishings, it is currently the home for the Pace Alumni Center at Emerald Hill-Alumni Relations and Development Offices of the Austin Peay State University. Free.
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  • Millennium Plaza & Public Art

    1 Millennium Plaza
    The Montgomery County Courthouse and Courts Center feature photographic displays illustrating Montgomery county's fascinating history and heritage. In addition to the bronze fountain in the Millennium Plaza, two bronze statues are located at 1st and Franklin Streets and 2nd and Commerce Streets. A mural depicting Clarksville architecture is located on Franklin Street. Free.
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  • The Coup

    1148 College St Clarksville
    A little bit of a grungy place, The Coup is all about music. They have a full bar and a vegan-friendly menu, which is unique to the area. Live indie bands play and the scene is far from mainstream.
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EDIT THIS ITINERARY Our list of places in Clarksville uses some content from Wikipedia and Wikivoyage.