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Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

4580 Rachels Ln, Nashville, TN 37076-1331
+1 615-889-2941
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The Hermitage, Home of President Andrew Jackson, is one of the largest and most visited presidential homes in the United States, and recently named the #1 historic house in Tennessee. Today, The Hermitage is a 1,120-acre National Historic Landmark with over 30 historic buildings, that welcomes some 200,000 annual visitors, including 30,000 schoolchildren, from all 50 states and many foreign countries. Visit Andrew Jackson's Hermitage this fall and holiday season to witness "The Duel: The Art of the Southern Gentleman." This 30-minute new visitor experience will answer questions about dueling followed by an ACTUAL demonstration by our historic re-enactors. “The Duel” takes place every Thursday through Sunday throughout the day, free with paid admission.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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4580 Rachels Ln, Nashville, TN 37076-1331
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Reviewed yesterday

You will do a lot of walking around to visit this site, so be sure to wear sunscreen and don't come on a rainy day. The ground are really beautiful, but ironically the signs point out that in Jackson's day, the trees were mostly not...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband and I decided to go visit here check it out for the day, and we weren't disappointed. There's tours of the house, but the rest of it you're free to walk around on your own. The gardens are absolutely beautiful, and there is...More

Thank Karol K
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed the tour. Did not get the listen in device where you can hear recordings of everything so we missed out on that. Had to wait@ 30 min. or so to get into the mansion as they only allow 15 at a time. Can't walk...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

A site not to miss when you visit Nashville. 90% of all furnishing in this home is original. Beautiful home and grounds

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Reviewed 3 days ago

So glad we allowed plenty of time to see this site. They also had a great discount for Vets. Go early so you don't have to stand in line for the Mansion tour...and be sure to pick up your audio to learn all about each...More

Thank Karen C
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Looking for historic places to see in Nashville we ventured out to this estate. Enjoyable and educational tour of Andrew Jackson's mansion. The tour of the house did not flow that well but I enjoyed.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

The museum portion of the venue was just full of really pertinent historical information so be prepared to spend a lot of time reading and listening to videos, etc. The walk to the mansion was nice as the grounds are terrifically maintained, but do be...More

Thank tal5418
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

There is a great history and southern cultural lesson here at The Hermitage. Everyone is helpful and friendly. There is a display of The Time Line that is beautifully illustrated along with family artifacts and heirlooms. The time line can be a little challenging as...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our tour of The Hermitage. Leave yourself three hours for the tour.. Starts with a film in the auditorium and museum displays before you walk to the home, slave quarters, garden, etc. There is an audio tour available on the self guided tour....More

Thank Lynette58
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Reviewed 6 days ago

There is so much to learn about President Andrew Jackson that isn't taught in school books! From humble beginnings to the White House and beyond, this is a history lesson you will forever remember! You get a listening device to assist your tour, and the...More

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985monicag
May 27, 2018|
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Response from Janice447981 | Reviewed this property |
Hi I would say yes because it is in the grounds. At the moment General Jackson’s monument is covered due to vandalism
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soldonpr
April 9, 2018|
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Response from dennish414 | Reviewed this property |
You can buy them at the Hermitage but buying in advance will save waiting in line.
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April 2, 2018|
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Response from cameramonster |
When we were there, two “gentlemen” gave some of the history of dueling as well as explaining the rules of how it all worked. They performed a skit of how one might have actually looked and dispelled misconceptions we had... More
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