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The Hermitage, Home of President Andrew Jackson

Address: 4580 Rachel's Lane, Nashville, TN 37076-1344
Phone Number: 615-889-2941
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Historic Tennessee - Southern Plantations and...
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Ranked #9 of 98 Attractions in Nashville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, History Museums, Sights & Landmarks, Museums
Activities: Arts and crafts, Leisure education
Owner description: The Hermitage, Home of President Andrew Jackson, is one of the...
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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Type: Historic Sites, History Museums, Sights & Landmarks, Museums
Activities: Arts and crafts, Leisure education
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: The Hermitage, Home of President Andrew Jackson, is one of the largest and most visited presidential homes in the United States. Today, The Hermitage is a 1,120-acre National Historic Landmark with over 30 historic buildings,that welcomes some 180,000 annual visitors, including 30,000 schoolchildren, from all 50 states and many foreign countries.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We learned quite a few new things about A. Jackson, and found the whole thing very interesting. The house had 179 year old wall paper on it, and all the original furnishings that were in the house when Jackson died. Because it was very cold, and a bit of a hike to the house and then out buildings, we didn't... More 

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Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
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15 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Wonderfully preserved historical home of President Jackson. Probably the most authentic and original home in the US presidential inventory. Very interesting museum/information center, audio guide of the grounds very detailed. Guided tours of the mansion are excellent, well informed and have a genuine interest. Must see if in Nashville.

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Rhode Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Well organized presentation of this beautiful plantation that was Andrew Jackson's home. Your visit begins with a movie presentation outlining his life and the era in which he lived. Tour guides dressed in period clothing give an informative tour of the main house and discuss the family and day to day life during that period. The remaining portion of the... More 

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Tennessee
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29 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

We've visited The Hermitage about 5 times so far, different seasons, different occasions/tours. Learn something new each time. WELL WORTH A VISIT! Nice lunch place and gift shop also. Interesting film before you walk to the home itself. Various tours are given with different emphases. Will visit again!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

The Hermitage was a very well put together display of Andrew Jackson's estate. The knowledgeable guides gave a detailed run down of President Jackson's home and life. The entire estate is well kept which you can spend hours roaming after President Jackson's home tour is over.

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Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

I wish me had more time here!!! It was so great- so much history and information. A lot of intriguing things to look at.

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Eastaboga
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15 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

I was disappointed with the old car phone type of listening device that is given to use. The tour guides only escort you through the few areas of the house that are open to the public. The grounds and inside the house have "listening stations". You have to stop, press play, rewind, and find the number of the listening station... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

We loved this place. The tour guide was awesome, but once the official tour is over you are free to roam the grounds. Do not miss Laura's Garden...beautiful...and that is also where General Jackson's (that was his preferred name--not President) burial place is located. Of the several presidential sites we have visited, this is one of our favorites.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Although half of the mansion was closed for renovation, the tour was very nice. The staff dressed in the 1800 attire do a great job taking their time and answering all the questions. The grounds around the mansion are also very nice. A must see!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

This was a nice place to visit. It is January now and not much greenery, but the grounds and the house are well kept. It was warm today, about 60 degrees, nice for roaming the grounds! The people were friendly and helpful, willing to answer any questions. And I would visit again given the chance!

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