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Saluting Savings: Uncovering Nashville's Best Military Discounts

Members of the military are often required to make immense personal sacrifices for the greater good of the nation.

They commit themselves to rigorous training, long deployments, and potential danger, all to ensure the security and preservation of our cherished rights and freedoms.

These individuals willingly put their lives on the line, and their unwavering dedication is a cornerstone of the nation's defense.

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In recognition of these sacrifices, businesses have a unique opportunity to express their gratitude.

Offering personalized discounts to military personnel is not just a gesture of goodwill; it's a tangible way to acknowledge their service and sacrifices. This blog post will share a variety of Military Discounts in Nashville that can help you plan an affordable and FUN family vacation.



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516 Opry Mills Dr, Nashville, TN 37214

(615) 514-3474

10% military discount on retail and Aquarium Restaurant (up to four people). Must show valid military ID or VA ID Card when purchasing. Please ask your server for more details.

Dive into food and fun at the Aquarium Restaurant, located in the Opry Mills Mall!

Your underwater adventure begins as you are seated around a 200,000-gallon aquarium tank, home to a wide variety of fish, sharks, stingrays and more!

Make a splash with deliciously fresh seafood, steak, chicken and decadent desserts all served in an unbelievable underwater setting.

Reservations recommended.

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5028 Aspen Grove Dr, Franklin, TN 37067

(615) 721-7781

Perry's Military Menu is available for dine-in every day before 6pm and upon request. Reservations are required. Visit website for more information.

In 1979, the Perry family opened its first restaurant: a modest meat market in Houston called Perry's Butcher Shop and Deli.

By 1986, Chris Perry persuaded his father Bob to add dining tables, paving the way for an expansion, which quickly gained popularity among loyal customers.

Chris was then inspired to continue the family’s legacy, and went on to create Perry's Steakhouse & Grille® in 1993.

Now one of the country's premier, award-winning steakhouses with locations in Denver, Chicago, Birmingham, Miami, Nashville and across Texas, Perry's remains true to its neighborhood butcher shop roots with top quality selection and service.

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969 Main St, Nashville, TN 37206

(615) 314-5600

Military discount of 15% off for all of the breakfast-loving heroes out there!

Just make sure to bring your valid Military ID for dine-in visits and let your server know before paying to ensure your discount is applied properly. Not available online.

Stop by for delicious pancakes, french toast, benedicts, breakfast burritos, oatmeal, breakfast sandwiches, bacon & more! From paleo to vegetarian & vegan or dairy free & gluten free friendly, they are happy to accommodate food allergies & diets.

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100 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37201

(615) 742-9900

Active-duty military, 15% off food, non-alcoholic beverages, and gift shop items. ID required.

As the home of one of the best music scenes in the country, there’s no better place for a Hard Rock Cafe than Music City, U.S.A. Hard Rock Cafe Nashville has been serving up good times in Music City since 1994, and they are proud to be contenders as one of the city’s premier dining and entertainment destinations.

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903 Gleaves St Nashville, TN 37203

(615) 829-6023

10% discount with Military I.D.

Peg Leg Porker is a family owned and operated restaurant and catering company owned by Carey and Delaniah Bringle. Carey started catering around 10 years ago and opened the restaurant in 2013.

Their meats are smoked fresh daily and delicious sides are made from scratch with love. They use our local bakeries for bread and desserts.

It doesn't get any better than this, except maybe your Grandmama’s house. Their southern hospitality is one you wont forget.



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800 Fort Negley Blvd, Nashville, TN 37203

(615) 862-5160

Active duty, retired, or reserved military individuals receive $2 off planetarium tickets for themselves and guests. Not available online.

The Adventure Science Center offers engaging learning experiences and science fun through hands-on, interactive exhibits, innovative programs, and full-dome productions in the state-of-the-art Sudekum Planetarium.

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222 Rep. John Lewis Way S, Nashville, TN 37203

(615) 416-2001

$3 discount on adult general admission (active duty & veteran) with the presentation of military ID on property.

The Museum collects, preserves, and interprets the evolving history and traditions of country music. This is a must-see for those wanting the full "Nashville experience."

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1200 Forrest Park Dr, Nashville, TN 37205


Active duty and retired military - Save 50% on tickets - See website for more details.

Cheekwood Estate and Gardens is one of the finest examples of an American Country Place Era Estate in the United States.

The Botanical Garden is a spectacular showcase of color and horticultural diversity with eleven specialty display gardens and stunning natural landscape.

The Museum of Art has collections of Painting, Sculpture and Decorative Arts.

Visitors can enjoy year-round family-friendly activities with four distinct festivals held during the year.

From Cheekwood in Bloom with more than 100,000 tulips in the Spring, to a children’s wonderland of Christmas trees, Trains, Santa, live reindeer, and more during Holiday LIGHTS, Cheekwood celebrates the seasons in style with something for everyone!

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919 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203

(615) 244-3340

Military (w/ID): $8 (discount only available when purchasing tickets in person)

The Frist Art Museum is a non-collecting museum and hosts 12–15 exhibitions from some of the most prestigious collections in the world, as well as award-winning shows organized in-house.

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702 Murfreesboro Pike, Nashville, TN 37210

(615) 742-7445

Save 50% on admission - call for more details

Lane Motor Museum in Nashville features the largest European collection of cars and motorcycles in the United States.

Admission ranges from $3 to $12, with children ages 5 and younger admitted free, making it a great family excursion.

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3777 Nolensville Pk, Nashville, TN 37211

(615) 833-1534

Offers a 47-50% admission discount (depending on the day of visit) for military personnel and everyone in their party when they present their military ID. Purchase tickets in person.

Nashville Zoo is located just 6 miles south of downtown Nashville. It is the 9th largest zoo in the country by landmass and one of the top tourist attractions in the state. It has been named the Best Regional Attraction and Best Day Trip by The Tennessean.

Aside from roaming the trails, eating a snack, visiting the veterinary center, riding the carousel, feeding the lorikeets, and petting the goats, there are keeper talks and animal feedings scheduled weekly.

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501 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203

(615) 242-4750

Free admission for everyone in 2023!

Champions are made from passion they have deep inside of them - a desire, a dream, a commitment.

At the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame, our goal is to enshrine these athletes and teams for their dedication, hard work and contribution to Tennessee sports.

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2613a McGavock Pk, Nashville, TN 37214

(615) 885-1515

Save $2 on tickets - Show military I.D. card to receive discount.

Nashville's largest gift shop offering "one-stop-shopping" for all of your Nashville, Willie Nelson, and other country music related gifts.

Stop in and shop our full line of officially licensed merchandise, unique Nashville gifts and lots of country music artists t-shirts and gift items.

The Willie Nelson and Friends Museum is dedicated to Willie Nelson but over 30 other pioneers of traditional country music.

The Museum contains one of the world's largest showcase displays featuring hundreds of personal items from Willie and his many friends.


Before visiting, it is advised that you phone each location to confirm discounts.

For more information about Military Discounts in popular Tennessee vacation spots, visit the Tennessee Family Vacation Explore page.



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