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Cheekwood Botanical Gardens & Museum of Art

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Address: 1200 Forrest Park Dr, Nashville, TN 37205
Phone Number: 615-356-8000
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Tue - Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
Activities: Getting married
Description: Experience Cheekwood, the 55-acre estate built by the Maxwell House Coffee...
Experience Cheekwood, the 55-acre estate built by the Maxwell House Coffee fortune in Nashville, Tennessee, and one of the finest examples of an American Country Place Era Estate in the United States. The Botanical Garden is a spectacular showcase of color and horticultural diversity with eleven specialty display gardens and stunning natural landscape. The Museum of Art has collections of Painting, Sculpture and Decorative Arts. Visitors can enjoy year-round family-friendly activities with four distinct festivals held during the year. From Cheekwood in Bloom with more than 50,000 tulips in the Spring, to a children’s wonderland of Christmas trees, Trains, Santa, live reindeer, and more during Holiday at Cheekwood, Cheekwood celebrates the seasons in style with something for everyone!
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nice walk

read the signs all around the lake walk to learn about crazy exposition

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2012
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little rock
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012

read the signs all around the lake walk to learn about crazy exposition

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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36 reviews 36 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2012

Cheekwood is beyond beautiful with the sights and activities here. Historical along with scenery and events hosted, it's a place you don't want to miss!

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Dothan, Alabama
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012

Went here during a glass blowing showcase. Great experience for the whole family.

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Milton Keynes
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2012

We saw a great exhibition of the old wild west - nicely laid out and beautiful gardens

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Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2012

A bit off the beaten path. Cheekwood has winding paths that dart between woods and manicured areas. Ponds, a little bit of modern art, and the a large ole Southern house to explore.

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Sneads Ferry, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2012

We had our daughter's wedding in the herb garden at Cheekwood. It was BEAUTIFUL!!! I would not change anything. Additionally, we have been able to enjoy the gardens there with each visit to Nashville. A great place to relax and enjoy a sensory walk!

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Tennessee
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2012

The flowers and grounds and grounds are beautiful any season of the year. The museum is a convert mansion from the 1800's. About one-half day is adequate to enjoy this wonderful attraction.

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tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2012

Cheekwood house and garden's is truely one of the most beautiful gardens in Nashville. The estate covers 55 acres. There are various gardens from a very informal, but adorable, wild flower garden to a very formal Japanese . There is a total of 11 different gardens to enjoy. All are easy to walk and are wheelchair and stroller accessible. In... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2012 via mobile

Wow I was amazed this is the first time that I have been to this wonderful place . I am sure that this will not be the last time that I do go to this very pretty attraction in Nashville

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

If you love nature and the beauty that a botanical garden can provide, then you must stop at Cheekwood. I admit that I can walk through a flower garden for hours at a time and find myself totally relaxed and stress free. Cheekwood is so beautiful, and so peaceful that you will forget all that is bothering you by the... More 

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