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  • GENERAL JACKSON 

    Hours and admission vary depending on cruise selection, call for details.

    The General Jackson, a 300-foot paddlewheel riverboat, is one of the largest showboats in the country and the ONLY place in Nashville where you can enjoy a live music show while cruising the Cumberland River!

    Midday and evening cruises offer a variety of entertainment options throughout the year. You’ll always find something new just around the bend. Our exciting shows on the General Jackson are an experience you’ll find only in Music City!

    History
    The General Jackson Showboat, built by Jeffersonville, Ind.-based Jeffboat, was launched April 20, 1985 and was christened July 2, 1985. The boat can hold 1,200 passengers and 157 crew members. The paddlewheel riverboat stands 77 feet tall, making it one of the country’s largest showboats. The paddlewheel itself is 36 feet long, 24 feet wide and weighs 36 tons. Two Caterpillar 3512 engines, each with 1050 horsepower and 880-kilowatt generators, are responsible for powering the boat, which has a maximum speed of 13 miles per hour.

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    General Jackson
    2812 Opryland Dr.
    Nashville, TN. 37214
    (615) 458-3900


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