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Tennessee State Prison

100 Bomar Blvd, Nashville, Tennessee 37209 USA

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  • Credit Cards not Accepted
  • Not Wheelchair Accessible
  • No Public Restrooms
  • No Wifi
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“former correctional facility located near downtown Nashville”

This place is on private property. Listing for informational purposes only. Please do not visit without express permission from the land owner.

Tennessee State Prison is a former correctional facility located near downtown Nashville, Tennessee. Opened in 1898, the prison has been closed since 1992.[1] It has been the location for the films Nashville, Marie, Ernest Goes to Jail, Against the Wall, The Green Mile, The Last Castle,] two of Eric Church's music videos "Lightning" and "Homeboy", and Pillar's "Bring Me Down" music video. Most recently VH1's Celebrity Paranormal Project filmed there for the third episode of the series (titled "The Warden") as well as the last episode of the first season (titled "Dead Man Walking"). The prison was referred to as "The Walls Maximum Security Prison" in both episodes to protect the location's privacy.

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Reviewed by
crystal.eichler.1

  • 1 Review
  • 2 Helpful
October 7, 2013

I live in Nashville and you actually can't get to this place anymore, they have armed guards blocking off the entrance

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Reviewed by
brian.hogan1

  • 3 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
July 29, 2014

The guards turn you around immediately and will not even let you take a picture without filling out a contract in pain money like your movie producer something.

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
meaganmays

  • 1 Review
  • 1 Helpful
February 8, 2014

Looks like Disneyland.

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
alison.baker.9883

  • 1 Review
  • 1 Helpful
October 8, 2013

I've been on several different video shoots on this location. The inside is in horrible disrepair. Its really unsafe now to go in.

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Tennessee State Prison

100 Bomar Blvd
Nashville, Tennessee
37209 USA

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  • Independent
  • Credit Cards not Accepted
  • Not Wheelchair Accessible
  • No Public Restrooms
  • No Wifi
  • Private Parking

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