The Nashville Zoo is a zoological garden. Starting at 2014, the zoo was center Tennessee's best paid fascination and contained 6,230 individual creatures, incorporating 339 species. Its site is around 82 sections of land 33 ha with an extra 106 sections of land 43 ha accessible for expansion. It is a certify individual from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Nashville Zoo's history at Grassmere started in the late 1980s. They gave the 300-section of land homestead to the Children's Museum of Nashville, which is presently the Adventure Science Center. After Elise Croft's demise in 1985, the gallery started advancement of a natural life stop, which opened there in 1990. By 1995, the exhibition hall chose to close the Grassmere Wildlife Park.