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The Hermitage, Home of President Andrew Jackson

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Address: 4580 Rachel's Lane, Nashville, TN 37076-1344
Phone Number: 615-889-2941
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Activities: Arts and crafts, Leisure education
Description: The Hermitage, Home of President Andrew Jackson, is one of the largest and...
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.
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Historic Tennessee - Southern Plantations and Presidents

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A costumed guide takes you through the inside of Old Hickory's house, with original wall paper and many historical artifacts. You can also tour the grounds via a horse-drawn... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 26, 2013
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Seneca, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

The museum at the start of the tour contained quite a bit of interesting items. While we generally don't care for self-guided audio tours, there were some interesting stories. Once outside, the audio tour continues to the grounds, and at this point I would definitely preferred that the audio NOT include music as this reduced the experience (to that of... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

A costumed guide takes you through the inside of Old Hickory's house, with original wall paper and many historical artifacts. You can also tour the grounds via a horse-drawn wagon or simply walking to see slave cabins and other parts of the estate. There is also a film describing Jackson's life. They don't sugarcoat the fact that he was a... More 

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

We arrived in Nashville with time to kill before we could check into our hotel. The Hermitage is not far from downtown so we decided to spend the afternoon there. Compared to other museums and plantation tours, the price is reasonable. The property is very well maintained and I would guess that a spring tour would be best when the... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

A quality historical event. Toured the house and grounds. Took the carriage ride and enjoyed the entire experience. Informative and well presented. Worth the entry fee.

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

What an enjoyable afternoon visiting the home of President Andrew Jackson. I was happy to read that their audio tour is done by the same group that did the Biltmore and Alcatraz. It did so much to enhance our other visits and the audio tour was just as good at the Hermitage. One difference that I noticed was that the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013 via mobile

Had a great three hour visit. Interesting guided tour thru the Presidents house. Tons of ground to cover. Looks at buildings, crops, slaves quarters and cemetery. Enjoyed every bit of it.

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

This is a historical place, home of President Andrew Jackson. Took the house tour and also horse drawn estate tour. Visited the garden and the tomb there. Had an insight into the life history of the president, his wife and family. History of slaves who lived in the estate and maintained the large estate is shown in the exhibits. In... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013 via mobile

Very informative and interactive tour. Grounds are kept up nicely and there is plenty to see and do. I recommend at Least two hours for the tour. I would recommend this one

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

While on business in Nashville I realized the Hermitage was here so I scheduled time to visit especially since my great grandparents were distant relatives of Andrew Jackson. This tour was great. The house is a wonderful piece of history with so much of the original décor and furniture. The grounds are great. Walk the trails and see the out... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

My husband and I loved it!! So interesting, beautiful. I don't remember how long we stayed, but read everything. Stayed til dark!! The shop was even closing. We plan to go back next time we are in Nashville. Loved the garden area!!

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