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Belle Meade Plantation

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Address: 5025 Harding Pike, Nashville, TN 37205
Phone Number: +1 615-356-0501
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Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Leisure education
Description: Belle Meade Plantation is a non-profit historic site located in Nashville...
Belle Meade Plantation is a non-profit historic site located in Nashville, TN. Established in 1807, Belle Meade was revered as the greatest thoroughbred stud farm in the United States. It was home to Iroquois,the first American bred horse to win the Epsom Derby and the great foundation sire,Bonnie Scotland,whose descendants include Secretariat, Seattle Slew, Native Dancer, Big Brown and California Chrome. Belle Meade was owned and operated by the Harding-Jackson family for nearly a century from 1807 until 1906. Today their home is restored to its turn of the century appearance along with several original outbuildings.
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we read about this plantation on trip advisor and decided to check it out. so glad we did. the grounds and the mansion are beautiful. the guides were very informative about how... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Sainte Genevieve, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

we read about this plantation on trip advisor and decided to check it out. so glad we did. the grounds and the mansion are beautiful. the guides were very informative about how the plantation survived the civil war. after our tour we ate at their local restaurant right there on site. the food was beyond good. the desserts were excellence.... More 

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Saco, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Had a good time here. Good guided tour with guides who were very informative. Got lost trying to find it but that was my fault.

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perth western australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Absolutely beautiful homestead reeking in history. The tour guides in the house are extremely knowledgeable and I would recommend this tour.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Gorgeous Southern Plantation that raised thoroughbred horses in the day. Extremely knowledgeable docents, with a very nice winery included. Buy the house tour ticket. Food very good in the adjacent restaurant.

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San Diego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We stopped here on the spur of the moment while in Nashville on vacation. We originally thought it was expensive but after we started we realized it was worth the price. (About $20 per adult) Your ticket will get you a 45 minute guided tour and wine tasting! The tour guide was very informational and well done! I would suggest... More 

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Pa.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We were on a bus tour and enjoyed this wonderful place in history. It is an amazing place and the time span for the furnishings was very interesting. The guide did a wonderful job relating all the info and there is plenty to hear about. The grounds are spacious and the winery tasting was enjoyable. We bought a bottle and... More 

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Kent
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A separate guide for each of the main rooms wore period costume and gave lots of interesting information about the family who lived in the mansion and who raised and trained thoroughbred horses. There is also a well stocked visitor shop and cafeteria and lovely landscaped grounds.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

As my honey bunny and I drove up this drive I felt myself melt into the time period! The visitor center and gift shop was huge! I love a good gift shop so I can bring home a little something for memory lane. The home is gorgeous! The front porch is impressive! I love the way everyone painted their porch... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

They like the peace and quiet here so don't take the tour if your one year old might wake up and stir a little. They are so accustomed to asking people to leave that they have these handy little cards!

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Kansas City, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

The first perk was the free parking. We got there about 30 minutes before the next tour. The stable area was kind of dark since we got there in the late afternoon and could hardly read the information. We played a game of horseshoes while waiting. I enjoyed touring the slaves quarters and the fact they were trying to find... More 

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Additional Information about Belle Meade Plantation

Address: Address: 5025 Harding Pike, Nashville, TN 37205
Phone Number: +1 615-356-0501
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Nashville
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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