We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Open today: 09:00 - 20:00
Book In Advance
267
All photos (267)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good35%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“american pickers”(166 reviews)
“jack daniels”(35 reviews)
About
Marathon Village is a neighborhood born out of the buildings that once housed the Marathon Motor Works from 1910-1914. Marathon Motor Works manufactured and sold the first car of the South! Today, it serves as a model for adaptive re-purposing of...more
Open Now
Hours Today: 09:00 - 20:00
See all hours
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Contact
1305 Clinton St, Nashville, TN 37203-2829
Website
+1 615-327-1010
Call
Improve This Listing
Ways to Experience Marathon Village
from US$34,00
More Info
from US$60,08
More Info
Reviews (592)
Filter reviews
580 results
Traveller rating
219
205
114
32
10
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
219
205
114
32
10
Show reviews that mention
All reviews antique archeology american pickers jack daniels unique shops car manufacturing tv show manufacturing plant candy shop brick building cool building grinder entire building unique items the trolley tour on display old cars lots of shops
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 580 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were looking for somewhere to go and get out of the rain. This place has a great history and neat shops to visit.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank amandagreen312
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a cool place to spend a rainy afternoon. Lots of history, fun shops and great distilleries to try. Clothes, jewelry, home decor and alcohol; something for everyone!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 396shellyc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the stops for the trolley hop-on hop-off bus tour. A lot of historical Machinery inside. You get to see an old Telegraph. Winery inside. Jack Daniels shop. Gift shops and antique shops. We didn't realize you could go across the street to see...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank andreag24680
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the Marathon Museum and learned so much about this auto maker. Nice to see the machinery that was used to manufacture the parts for these cars.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MountainOma
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stoped there during our hop on/off tour. The old industrial tools were interesting and the shops were fun to talk through. Best part was the shop they sampled and sold whiskey and moonshine.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank davidP3925US
Reviewed 12 January 2019 via mobile

It was definitely more finished this time. Parking could be more abundant and prices I think might be a little inflated but still a very cool place. It would be cool if they could find an old marathon car to be on display there to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BG7189
KellyP3905, Front Office Manager at Marathon Village, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi BG7189! We are so glad you enjoyed your trip with us. We do have a showroom of four marathon cars in the other building across the street. It is in 1305 Clinton street building. Next time you come swing by and check them out!

Reviewed 11 January 2019

This is a cool place to learn and see how antique cars were built many years ago on an assembly line. While there, be sure to visit the unique shops in the building and across the street. Also, there are a couple of antique cars...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank fallen2x
Reviewed 1 January 2019

i enjoyed browsing through the stores but am not an auto enthusiast so this was not a favortie stop. The Pickers shop was very crowded and in my opinion, overpriced junk. the wine tasting and knick knack stores were enjoyable.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Clebvan
Reviewed 30 December 2018

Shops in the center were average Winery was nice and enjoyed the wine tasting Needs to have a place to eat, or a coffee shop, or some place to grab a bite or a coffee. The only sandwich shop was closed. Wouldn’t go again.

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank AlabamaAngela
Reviewed 30 December 2018

History and shopping together. Unique shops and nice to walk the halls and read of the building's history and exhibits.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gatekeeper77
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 175 nearby hotels
The Capitol Hotel Downtown Nashville
989 reviews
1.12 km away
Sheraton Grand Nashville Downtown
1 821 reviews
1.16 km away
Homewood Suites Nashville Downtown
1 648 reviews
1.17 km away
Residence Inn Nashville Vanderbilt/West End
272 reviews
1.18 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 2 378 nearby restaurants
Jack Cawthon's Bar-B-Que
214 reviews
.53 km away
Southern Engine Deli
21 reviews
.08 km away
Fattoush Cafe
32 reviews
.71 km away
Suzy Wong's House of Yum
138 reviews
.84 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 675 nearby attractions
Nelson's Green Brier Distillery
1 093 reviews
.20 km away
Tennessee State Museum
769 reviews
1.07 km away
Tennessee State Capitol
435 reviews
1.15 km away
Nashville Farmers' Market
383 reviews
.98 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
TravelbugJill
19 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from jimmysgirl01 | Reviewed this property |
yes it still open all week and we went early in the day not so busy in there its a small shop with lots of stuff so it get crowded fast
1
Vote
Brittany C
15 February 2017|
AnswerShow all 15 answers
Response from 46eugeniaw | Reviewed this property |
There was a restaurant down the street when we visited last time, I guess it's still open. Send the store a request and they can let you know for sure.
0
Votes
Trent B
5 December 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Scott H | Reviewed this property |
You're correct that the Marathon Village is closed on Saturday and Sunday and the Antique Archeology is open. There are many shops with interior entrances off the main hallway. I don't know for sure but I'm thinking that's... More
1
Vote