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Belmont Mansion

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Address: 1700 Acklen Ave, Nashville, TN 37212-3810
Phone Number:
+1 615-460-5459
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10:00 - 16:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Belmont Mansion is the largest house museum in Tennessee and one of a few...

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.

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History still lives

A stirring story of how individuals expressed their life at an earlier time. This mansion and it's original acreage were a significant part of the development of Nashville. It... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Georgetown, Texas
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Georgetown, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A stirring story of how individuals expressed their life at an earlier time. This mansion and it's original acreage were a significant part of the development of Nashville. It since be downsized and ultimately incorporated into Vanderbilt University. A great family outing for seeing the evolution of southern culture.

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Augusta, Maine, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The history of the Belmont Mansion is interesting. Worth the time and price of admission. The grounds of the college around the mansion are beautiful. Everything is extremely clean.

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Kutztown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We actually toured this because of the great Trip Advisor reviews, and it was well worth the time and the admission fee. Unlike some historic homes where you stay behind the velvet ropes and just peek into the rooms, here you walk into each room and can walk right up to anything you're interested in seeing up close. The woman... More 

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Brampton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

You should take a tour of this mansion and the grounds. Many buildings are part of Belmont University. The grounds are very well maintained.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the grounds self-guided tour. My three children 13-18 were not enthusiastic about the grounds you, but my husband and I enjoyed it. It is beautiful and would be perfect for a couples day at the winery.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is rare place in Nashville to visit that is interesting for history lovers and not related to country music. You walk the house with a guided tour that starts every half an hour.

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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If history and the chance to 'feel it' appeals, come and visit this place. A beautifully restored and refurbished house with a comprehensive travelogue by guide Andy.

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Akron, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful mansion! Very interesting to see the tastes of the era. The staff was extremely friendly. They greeted us with great enthusiasm and made us feel very welcome.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Left me googling for more info... incredible woman! Tour was kinda fast paced but very good. There was a ladies tea going on which made the house come to life even more instead of the sometimes dead emptiness that unloved in homes develop... this place was very much alive and festive...

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Milwaukee, WI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

This was once home to the richest woman in Nashville who married 3 times so the decor and the history is pretty interesting. If you love looking at beautiful antique decor or want to hear how the lavish lived back in the day, this is well worth the visit. The tour lasts about and hour and costs about $12. It's... More 

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