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Fontanel Mansion

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Address: 4225 Whites Creek Pike, Nashville, TN 37189
Phone Number: +1 615-724-1600
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Description: Fontanel Mansion is a 27,000 square foot log home formerly owned by...
Fontanel Mansion is a 27,000 square foot log home formerly owned by Country Music Hall of Fame(R) member Barbara Mandrell, and is Nashville's only country music mansion tour giving visitors a sneak peek into the lives of country music greats. The home, situated on the 136 acre property, is nestled in the rolling hills of the Whites Creek Valley. With The Inn at Fontanel, the Woods Amphitheater, Pritchard's Distillery the Pepsi Studio Gallery, Cafe Fontanella, Music City Ziplines by Adventure Works, The Trails and Metro Parks Greenway, it is easy to see why Fontanel is becoming one of Nashville's premier destinations. We offer a family and dog friendly atmosphere located just minutes from downtown Nashville in Whites Creek. Closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
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Took a tour today for the first time after living in Nashville for 9 years. It was a very fun day trip. We had 45 minutes to taste wine and sample the libations at Pritchard's... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Took a tour today for the first time after living in Nashville for 9 years. It was a very fun day trip. We had 45 minutes to taste wine and sample the libations at Pritchard's. Everyone involved in the tour was professional, courteous and knowledgeable. Dan, our mansion tour guide, even serenaded us with song and music.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Excellent tour of the former home of Barbara Mandrell. It was interesting to learn about the history of her music career. She was a very talented lady. All of the pictures in the home provided a timeline of her success. The grounds also include 2 fabulous restaurants, gift shop, concert venue and other buildings.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

I didn't know what to expect when a friend recommended a tour of the Fontanel mansion. Our group ended up having a great time, and WILL be going back. The best part of the whole experience was our tour guide, Steven. He was extremely friendly, very knowledgeable, and fun to be around... We also found out he's a talented singer... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Amazing home! It was fun to get out and see how the rich and famous live. We went as a family outing over the holidays.

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Franklin, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

My mother and I visited Fontanel Mansion as it was one of the remaining Nashville tourist attractions that we hadn't seen. We heard great things about how amazing and strange the mansion is, and we had high hopes to be "wowed." While the mansion is attractive, it didn't have the wow factor that I expected. The bedrooms looked like a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

My husband and I have been to Nashville many times and have taken almost every tour, except his one! We had a great time in the mansion. If you like country music and the history of it, you will enjoy all the memorabilia in the home. Our tour guide, Steven, was phenomenal and also an artist. He played a couple... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Decided to do this tour because it was highly rated on trip advisor, but that was clearly a mistake. Starts off with an EXTREMELY slow shuttle ride. You watch a short movie while they drive you to the house. To me, this is a giant log cabin, not really a mansion. Tour guide Otis seriously needs to get his act... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

It was ok, I did not like the seating. It just did not seem comfortable to me. I prefer a more controlled environment for concerts. I will only go here to hear music if I can't see the band I like elsewhere.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We visited Fontanel while on our third day in central Tennessee. It was an okay tour. I recommend it only after other venues have been visited. It's great for Barbara Mandrel fans.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

We had the best tour at the Fontanel which is Barbara Mandrel mansion. Our tour guides were Dan and Ben. They were so knowledgeable about every aspect of the tour. I would recommend this tour to everyone that goes to Nashville.

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