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Belmont Mansion

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Belmont Mansion is the largest house museum in Tennessee and one of a few whose history revolves around the life of a woman: Adelicia Acklen. We host visitors seven days a week for tours and are open as a rental venue for weddings and events.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Acklen Avenue at Belmont Blvd, Nashville, TN 37212-3810
Bellmont/Hillsboro
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+1 615-460-5459
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful grounds and home which was the beginning of the college. Very interesting to imagine the home as it was used .

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jill S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took awhile to get there since we didn’t really know the area, but worth the trip. Expansive, and decorated in original era. Lot of history of the owners.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank newjerseyal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this unique ante-bellum home in central Nashville in mid-January. The mansion was constructed in the Italian Villa Style in 1850 and finished in 1853 by the family of Joseph and Adelicia Hayes Acklen. It once had many acres, a greenhouse, a bowling alley,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent about an hour on a guided tour. The downstairs is undergoing a minor renovation with most of the flooring and furniture missing in the (living room? parlor?). But our guide was knowledgeable and interesting. Maybe not a must see, but worthwhile.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank george j
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We would have liked to go inside, but we were not able to on the university tour. It is in the middle of campus and easy to access.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank kweedman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very interesting and factual tour of a grand house and family in Nashville. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and personable. Well worth the $15.

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Journey538662
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful tour by a well informed docent. The tour includes most of the mansion and the history of this one was quite interesting. I'm glad they have saved it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 10 January 2019

We were in Nashville for New Year's Eve and luckily our airbnb was right around the corner from Belmont Mansion so we had to visit it. It turned out to be one of the best thing we did in Nashville, and we did a lot!...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Expedition773298
Reviewed 10 January 2019

Had a great visit and tour of the Belmont Mansion. Mid 1800 history buffs would enjoy the facts surrounding this home. Also, ladies would like the decorations (we were there at Christmas). For those that are reading the book series, they would get good foundation...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Richard M
Reviewed 8 January 2019

We enjoyed the tour of this historical mansion. Very interesting look at the life of a wealthy young lady. Our tour guide was great and knew the history of the house and it's owner in detail.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Fran M
15 January 2019|
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Response from Larry T | Reviewed this property |
Hello. Sorry I did not visit Belle Meade and after visiting Belmont and the Hermitage, we thought that there would be nothing new at Belle Meade.
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Jane W
7 July 2018|
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Response from Enterprise14 | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure but if you call I’m sure the staff could tell you if that would be possible.
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mcollazo288
21 April 2017|
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Response from BelmontMansion | Property representative |
There is a parking lot adjacent to the Mansion that is available for visitors. We look forward to seeing you!
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