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Belmont Mansion

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Belmont Mansion is the largest house museum in Tennessee and one of a few whose history revolves around the life of a woman: Adelicia Acklen.
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1700 Acklen Ave, Nashville, TN 37212-3810
+1 615-460-5459
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Reviewed 2 days ago

WE visited this place the same weekend we visited the Andrew Jackson Hermitage. We were in the Nashville area on business but had a weekend to do some sightseeing. We truly enjoyed our trip to Belmont. Belmont Mansion is located in the Belmont University area....More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

After a planned vacation stop didn’t work out, the family and I ended up in Nashville early. A neighbor had raved about Belmont Mansion, so I decided to include it, last minute. So glad I did! Yes, it’s a historic home and no doubt you...More

1  Thank Jet810303
Reviewed 5 days ago

We enjoyed seeing the house, but unfortunately we had a docent who was rude to the group, and was too unhealthy and elderly to be leading a tour.

Thank Joan E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The mansion is beautiful!! Our tour guide was a nice guy and very informative. The history was so fascinating especially knowing what happened during the Civil War. The slavery topics are discussed with dignity and respect while still acknowledging the history that occurred. Thoroughly enjoyed...More

1  Thank toothfairy0904
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you arrive, ring the doorbell to be welcomed in. Go to the gift shop and purchase the tour. It is a guided tour with detailed information about the woman and family who owned and lived in the house. Caretakers are working hard to restore...More

1  Thank Shana B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great experience on the grounds of beautiful Belmont University. Architecture and artifacts are very well preserved. Guide was personable and enthusiastic. Great history and interesting biography of a fascinating character of her time

1  Thank bakerdad2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This tour is great because you get immersed in the house and era. It's not like a museum where everything is very distant and roped off. Our tour guide was wonderfully knowledgeable and would add extra pieces of information before we left each room if...More

1  Thank Amanda C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tours are every 30 minutes, ring the bell for admission:) We were in a small group of four, and had an amazing guide, she was extremely Knowledgeable and explained the history of the house and the family with wit and humor which kept it interesting....More

1  Thank PennyCampriello
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had never toured the mansion even though our daughter had attended Belmont University. Don’t you wait to become familiar with this historic gem. The mansion is beautiful, the history very interesting. Ask for Seth as your guide, it all comes alive when this history...More

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1  Thank SouthernRoots100
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On the current site of Belmont College. This is not just a great mansion from the 1800's but the woman of the home would make any feminist proud today. Must see for the history of the era too

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Jane W
July 7, 2018|
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Response from Enterprise14 | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure but if you call I’m sure the staff could tell you if that would be possible.
April 20, 2017|
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Response from Belmont-Mansion | Property representative |
There is a parking lot adjacent to the Mansion that is available for visitors. We look forward to seeing you!
April 15, 2017|
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Response from Belmont-Mansion | Property representative |
Yes, the self-guided garden tour is free of charge. Enjoy!