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Belmont Mansion

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Address: 1700 Acklen Ave, Nashville, TN 37212-3810
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+1 615-460-5459
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Belmont Mansion is the largest house museum in Tennessee and one of a few...

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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I enjoyed the tour, the guides seem to be very informed about the history of the house but a very important part of the house was not completed for tour and that would be the... read more

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4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Brookfield, Connecticut
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Brookfield, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I enjoyed the tour, the guides seem to be very informed about the history of the house but a very important part of the house was not completed for tour and that would be the kitchen. It is such an important part of how life was back then I was very surprised this part of the home was not restored!... More 

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Burke, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was amazed by the authenticity of the mansion, the knowledge of the guide, and the friendliness of the staff. I learned a lot that afternoon.

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Gainesville, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Thoroughly enjoyed the tour of Belmont Mansion! It made me feel like I was visiting friends when I had to ring the doorbell--nice touch. The docent was very knowledgeable and kept her information very interesting and informative. Will definitely suggest a visit to my friends!

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Hopedale, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our tour guide showed passion and was very knowledgeable . He transported us back in time. They were doing some renovations at the time of our visit. They were able to walk us around and make it work. I wish that the stairs to the look out on the roof were able to be used. Would have liked to see... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We happened to arrive on Adelicia Acklen's 200th Birthday and to our great surprise, admission was free with a piece of cake and cup of tea after the tour! Wonderful!! Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and answered all questions . The mansion is beautiful with glory and sadness all through it. I would recommend if you are in the... More 

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Bel Air, MD
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This college is so beautiful. The mansion is kept in pristine condition and the tour is very informative. The property is kept just as it was in the days of being an actual residence. I loved seeing each room.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We happened to go on the 200th birthday of Adelicia Acklen. Our guide was full of interesting stories and we learned that Adelicia was truly ahead of her time, requiring her second husband to sign a prenup before marrying her as her first husband had left her quite wealthy. She also ran the blockade during the Civil War to make... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been on many antebellum house tours, but this was one of the best. The tour guides are very knowledgeable about everything from history to architecture to the furniture. They have much of the original furniture which is impressive, and know much about the family history. They are also doing a good job of slowly restoring the house. You... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After spending 2 1/2 days in Nashville, I am visiting a total of about six popular attractions, this is my favourite place to visit so far! I would definitely recommend this to anybody visiting Nashville. If you like history and you like beautiful things this is a must see!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Nashville today and decided to go to the Belmont Mansion. We were lucky because it was free today due to celebrating the first owner's two hundredth birthday. The tour is about forty five minutes long (I think). They were kind of rushed since they had so many people and had to make sure you didn't run into... More 

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